Australia grants go-ahead for AUD$3bn gigafactory

Construction is set to start by 2022 and is forecast to create approximately 2,000 new jobs

AGL switches on ‘Australia’s largest wind project’

The wind project can generate enough renewable energy to power 264,000 homes

Shell to invest in Australian gas project

Arrow Energy’s Surat Gas Project will generate 90bn cubic feet of new gas annually for local and export market

Large-scale hybrid wind, solar and battery unit springs up down under

Windlab’s Kennedy Energy Park in Queensland will provide 64MW of renewable power

Queensland announces 2,000km electric highway

A 2,000 kilometre electric vehicle (EV) superhighway has been announced in Queensland, Australia. The route, which will offer 18 free charging stations to all EV users within six months, will stretch from Cairns to Coolangatta and west to Toowoomba. It will recharge the average electric car within half an hour and will be completely free […]

Australia launches first carbon capture plant

Australia has launched its first fully-integrated carbon capture plant technology in central Queensland in a bid to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Claimed to be “one of the world’s most advanced carbon capture projects”, the $208 million (£128.3m) Callide Oxyfuel Project aims use the technology with an existing coal-fired power station to produce electricity with lower […]