Multi-megawatt Solar Farms – Australia Though the Australian government has almost abandoned its renewable energy target with its New Energy Plan which remains ambiguous towards renewable energy, large companies are planning to build huge multi-megawatt solar farms. A number of companies have announced plans to build large plants. Indian EPC player Sterling and Wilson plans […]

Solar in Australian Commercial and Industrial Segments Solar energy in Australia has mostly taken off due to the feed-in tariffs paid to residential customers installing rooftop solar energy. This has led to more than 20% of Australian households having rooftop solar systems. However, the offtake of solar energy in the industrial and commercial segments has not […]

High Electricity Prices – Australia Green energy is being currently blamed for the very high electricity prices being paid by Australians with the Clean Energy Target (CET) coming into sharp focus of critics. As the Australian government grapples on how to moderate prices in the energy sector, an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report clearly […]

Solar Power Plant in Australia A solar power plant being built at Moree will use approximately $300 million in government subsidies in the form of loans, grant and renewable energy certificates. Moree Solar Farm received US$ 77.9 million in funding support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and a debt finance commitment of US$ […]

Lithium Batteries gain Traction in Australia A large number of Australians now believe that storage can help them further bring down their energy bills as the prices of grid electricity skyrocket. Despite having rich coal and gas resources, Australians pay abnormally high per unit energy bills due to a unique mix of markets and regulations. […]

Rooftop Solar Continues To Grow Exponentially In Australia Due to high energy prices and low solar energy prices, Australia has become one of the best places to install rooftop solar energy systems and already 6 GW of solar capacity has been installed in the country. Australia is unique in the solar industry as it is […]