Category Archives: Electricity

7 March 2016: The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $8.4 million funding support for Canadian Solar and Scouller Energy to construct a 5 MW DC (4.5 MW AC) solar farm near Normanton in far North-West Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht said Normanton Solar Farm would help demonstrate how integrating solar into the grid can improve energy reliability in.
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4 December 2015: The National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP) has been released by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council. Through the Plan, the Australian Government has set a National Energy Productivity Target to improve Australia’s energy productivity by 40% by 2030. The Plan presents a wide range of opportunities into a coordinated strategy. Read more
13 January 2015: New analysis of 2014 investment levels shows Australia is squandering its opportunity to attract investment and jobs, as the ongoing renewable energy target review undermines confidence in large-scale renewable energy projects, the Clean Energy Council said. The review of the renewable energy target (RET)- the policy which underpins the vast majority of investment.
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13 October 2014: Energy used to be seen as a relatively low, stable expenditure for companies, but due to steadily rising costs now has a significant impact on profits. ClimateWorks Australia’s new report, Energy Management and Company Competitiveness, finds that improving energy performance can reduce the increase in energy costs by about half for the.
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September 16, 2014 — A major new report released by a commission of global leaders finds that governments and businesses can improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together. Rapid technological innovation and new investment in infrastructure are making it possible today to tackle climate change at the same time as improving economic performance. “The.
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A new Draft National Strategy for Community Energy will help articulate what is needed to support the new community energy sector which has emerged in Australia. A summary of the strategy has been released to participants of the inaugural Community Energy Congress, occurring 16-17 June in Canberra. The ground breaking plan was developed by the sector.
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