Underwater cable being laid
Undersea electricity cable linking Western Australia and Tasmania secures AUD$93m grant

A 1,500MW undersea electricity cable will connect Burnie in North West Tasmania and the Latrobe Valley in Victoria

Not a baaa-d idea… trial launches to test impact of sheep grazing on solar farm

The project aims to investigate the impact of sheep around solar panels and the benefits of dual-use of land

Australia announces immediate support for refineries to tackle Covid-19 shocks

The government will bring forward production payments to support the country’s oil refineries

Tasmania reaches 100% renewable electricity goal two years ahead of schedule

Legislation aims to double the island’s current renewable energy generation by 2040

‘Australia’s first’ biomethane-to-gas project launched

Wastewater from Sydney’s Malabar treatment plant will be used to generate biomethane

Australia’s Victoria to become home of the ‘largest battery in Southern hemisphere’

The 300MW lithium-ion battery is predicted to have enough energy to power half a million homes for one hour

Australian farmers secure energy efficiency grants to lower their electricity bills

A total of 551 dairy farming businesses will benefit from grants of up to AUD$20,000

bp pulls the plug on 65-year-old Australian oil refinery

The refinery will be converted to a fuel import terminal while the oil giant is also exploring options for a clean energy hub

Neoen completes financing for ‘Australia’s largest’ solar farm

The project is predicted to generate enough energy to power 235,000 homes

GE lands steam turbine contract for new 29MW waste to energy plant

The facility will treat around 300,000 tonnes of waste every year and is forecast to generate enough energy to power more than 36,000 homes