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Solar meets South Australia’s total energy demand for first time

Australia hit a renewable energy milestone early in October when solar power provided 100% of South Australia’s energy needs for a whole hour.
Op-ed: Australia is heading towards clean energy

Op-ed: Australia is heading towards clean energy

Clean Energy Regulator recommends 6.3GW of solar and wind energy equal to four coal plants will be installed across Australia over this year.
Aggreko installs hybrid power system at Granny Smith gold mine

Aggreko installs hybrid power system at Granny Smith gold mine

Aggreko worked with Gold Fieldsfor the installation of renewable energy microgrids at the Granny Smith gold mine in Western Australia.
Murray 1 Power Station

Introducing a smart hydropower plant that listens for problems

Global technology company Voith and Australian energy provider Snowy Hydro are collaborating to create a smart hydropower plant that will listen to...
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Amazon announces utility-scale solar projects in China, Australia and US

Amazon announced five renewable energy projects in China, Australia and the US that further support their commitment to reach 80% renewable energy by 2024.
Seychelles

Australia to build a world-first solar hydropower plant

The Australian Renewable Agency will invest $3m in a technical and commercial feasibility study for a 4MW 'solar hydro' power plant.
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Morning coffee with ESI Africa – Solar cells need more sunlight

Are you concerned about the productivity of your solar modules? Watch the short video to find out about R&D into solar cells that could be the answer.

Research: Tandem solar cells could replace silicon solar cells

Australian National University is working on developing ‘tandem solar cells’, which involves stacking a perovskite solar cell on top of a silicon cell.

BMW Group secures raw material supplies for battery cells

BMW Group and China-based firm Ganfeng Lithium have signed a five-year supply contract for the lithium needed as a key raw material for battery cells.

Italy: Utility employs advanced digital tech to optimise client services

An Australian energy technology company, Power Ledger, has secured a contract with one of Italy’s largest renewable electricity utilities Alperia SpA.

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