Australian capital ‘to be 100% green by 2025’

Australia’s capital city Canberra has a new target of 100% renewable energy by 2025. Chief Minister Andrew Barr from the city’s ACT Labor Party made the announcement at a confernence last week. Its current target is generating 90% of electricity from renewables by 2020. Canberra will be the first capital and the largest city in […]

Spanish firm to build Australia’s largest solar farm

A Spanish solar developer has won a bid to build Australia’s largest solar farm. Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) will construct the 20MW facility near Canberra following a reverse auction held by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The solar farm will be supported by the nation’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) system of AUD186 per MWh for 20 […]