Australia
Australia’s National Electricity Market breaks 50% renewable milestone

The market, which is Australia’s main grid, saw clean power make up half of all electricity produced during one trading period for the first time on Wednesday

Australia invests $1bn to improve power grid reliability

The funding will be used by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation for new energy generation, storage and transmission infrastructure

Liberty Steel aims to be carbon neutral by 2030

The GREENSTEEL strategy aims to offset carbon emissions through investments in new environmentally-friendly technology such as hydrogen-based steelmaking

Siemens and Hydrogen Renewables Australia partner on clean hydrogen plant

The Murchison Renewable Hydrogen Project will use renewable electricity produced by wind and solar technologies to produce green hydrogen gas

‘World’s largest’ ammonia plant powered by clean hydrogen headed for Australia

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced $980,000 for Dyno Nobel to assess the feasibility of building a renewable ammonia facility at its existing facility in Moranbah

Climate change has put the Great Barrier Reef ‘in serious trouble’

The Australian Government has officially downgraded outlook for the health of the reef from ‘poor’ to ‘very poor’

‘World’s first’ project to turn biogas from sewage into hydrogen

Hazer is seeking to build a 100-tonne per annum facility in Australia by December 2020

Australia ‘must take full advantage of green finance opportunities’

A new report suggests Australia has the capability and capital to “launch a wave of green infrastructure investment” through the next decade

Lightweight and flexible solar panels power up Australian Maritime Museum

The Wharf 7 Maritime Heritage Centre building in Darling Harbour could not use conventional solar panels due to its weight constraints and heritage status

Australia ‘on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter’

Its export capacity increased from 2.6bn cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2011 to more than 11.4Bcf/d this year