Tuesday, 05 Jul 2022
The clean energy focused state-owned electricity utility CleanCo in Australia’s Queensland has announced Tom Metcalfe, who served as the president of US based We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service in his last job, to join as its new CEO from July 11, 2022.
Friday, 10 Jun 2022
Rio Tinto says it is seeking proposals for at least 4 GW of large scale quality wind and solar power capacity with firming or storage solutions in Queensland by 2030.
Monday, 28 Feb 2022
Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest owned Squadron Energy is building an AUD 3 billion ($2.2 billion) renewables project with 1.2 GW capacity, after the latter acquired stages 1 and 2 of Clarke Creek wind, solar and battery farm in Central Queensland.
Thursday, 09 Dec 2021
The Townsville City Council in Australia’s Queensland has unveiled RTE Energy’s plans of a solar PV manufacturing facility and Solquartz’ proposal of a multi-module silicon smelter catering to solar PV and battery industries to be stationed at Lansdown.
Friday, 03 Dec 2021
Spain’s Acciona Energia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to supply solar power from Aldoga Solar Farm in Australia’s Queensland to power a proposed 3 GW green hydrogen facility planned by the state utility Stanwell Corporation in cooperation with other partners.
Shale Oil Company QEM Exploring Renewable Hydrogen Through Solar Powered Electrolyzer To Produce Raw Oil For Transport Fuels
Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021
QEM Limited, an Australia based shale oil producer, wants renewable hydrogen to use for hydrogeneration of its raw oil into transport fuels.
Queensland, Australia ‘Flooded’ With Expression Of Interest For 60 GW Renewable Energy Capacity For 3 Renewable Energy Zones Planned
Friday, 11 Dec 2020
In September 2020, the State Government of Queensland had invited interested bidders to express interest in 3 REZs Queensland wants to develop for an investment of AUD 145 million ($109 million) in North, Central and South West Queensland.
Queensland in Australia Announces 3 Renewable Energy Zones; Calls Companies To Share Details Of Projects To Ascertain Scope
Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020
Renewable energy is being seen by the Queensland state government as a stepping stone to push the state’s economy onto the recovery path from COVID-19 related disruptions. Hence the urge to encourage its growth through REZs.
Queensland Clean Energy Utility CleanCo To Procure Power From ‘Largest’ Solar Farm In Australia Under Agreement With Neoen; 400 MW Project To Use Bifacial Panels
Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Neoen will go ahead with construction on its 400 MW solar project in Queensland, Australia after state utility CleanCo signed up for 320 MW output from the biggest solar project in the country, announced Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (in the picture) during a virtual Stimulus Summit.
APA Group Officially Commissions 110 MW Darling Downs Solar Farm With ARENA Backing As One Among 30 Clean Energy Generators In Queensland State
Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019
Having bought the 110 MW Darling Downs Solar Farm (in the picture) from Origin Energy, the APA Group has now announced its official launch in Queensland.
Luminous Energy Secures Approval For 162 MW Columboola Solar Farm From Queensland Government; Risen Energy Completes Construction Of 121 MW Yarranlea Solar Farm In State, Awaiting Grid Supply Permission
Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019
Approving a 162 MW solar farm for the Australian state of Queensland, state Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that Queensland has 30 solar farms, and more than 560,000 roofs sporting solar systems, with combined generation capacity of more than 4,000 MW.
Australian Solar Power Industry Strongly Opposed To Queensland Government’s New Safety Code To Have Licensed Electricians Do ‘Zero Electrical Work’ Of Mounting/Removing Solar Panels For Commercial Solar Farms
Monday, 15 Apr 2019
Slamming Queensland government’s decision to have only licensed electricians do the non-electrical work at a commercial solar farm, local media outlet RenewEconomy said it will add to the challenges solar developers in the country already face.
Sunshine Energy Australia Breaks Ground On 1.5 GW Solar PV Plant With 500 MWh Lithium-Ion Battery Storage Capacity In Queensland, Says Smart Energy Council
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019
With no official announcement made by the developer of a 1.5 GW PV farm with 500 MWh of energy storage component, Australia’s Smart Energy Council has shared the project entered construction on February 20, 2019.
New Queensland Power Generation Company CleanCo To Focus On Low & No Emission Power Generation Assets, Starting With 1 GW Of New Solar, Wind & Hydro
Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018
Queensland’s Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (in the picture) said the new utility, CleanCo, should reduce wholesale electricity prices on average by around AU$7 ($5.02) per MWh, to lead to savings of an estimated AU$70 ($50.19) per MWh annually.
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017
Three projects with a combined solar power capacity of 165 MW in Australia have secured financing of $77 million from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) of the Department of Environment and Energy, which will be disbursing the money under its large-scale solar financing program.
By 2025, China may control 95% of global #polysilicon, ingot, wafer production, up from 80% now, going by capacity under construction here; @IEA calls for more than doubling of a ... globally diversified integrated #solarpv capacity to avoid this vulnerability https://taiyangnews.info/business/iea-calls-for-diversified-solar-supply-chains/
It was great to have you @longi_solar! Thanks Vitor Rodrigues for the wonderful presentation!
We are glad to have attended the #TaiyangNewsVirtualConference held by @TaiyangNews on 5th July 2022! Here's a quote from Mr. Vitor Rodrigues, Technical Director Utility Europe of #LONGi Solar!
India’s @ACMEGroup_India has announced plans to develop 1.5 GW electrolyzer capacity, powered by a 5 GW solar PV plant, to produce #GreenHydrogen and 1.1 million tons of #ammonia... synthesis loop in the state of #TamilNadu #solarpv #solarenergy #India https://taiyangnews.info/markets/5-gw-solar-plant-for-green-hydrogen-in-india/
Israel's Enlight Renewable Energy has entered an agreement to acquire 386 MW #solarPV & 139 MW wind energy capacity in #Croatia, calling it one of the largest and most advanced... renewable energy portfolios in the country #solarpv #solarenergy #solarpower https://taiyangnews.info/business/525-mw-re-projects-changes-hands-in-croatia/
Chinese integrated solar PV manufacturer @TrinaSolarUS says its self-developed 210 mm x 210 mm PERC solar cell has reached the highest cell efficiency of 24.5% claiming it to be a ... new world record for industrialized p-type PERC cell with this area https://taiyangnews.info/technology/trina-solar-announces-perc-24-5-cell-efficiency/