SA Power Networks trial to test Flexible Exports scheme

A new trial has been announced for Adelaide homes, which will limit how much power can be exported during peak periods. SA Power Networks has announced the trial of the Flexible Exports scheme, which aims to balance the export of solar energy to the network and mitigate the increased risk of blackouts and infrastructure damage […]

Out-of-season weather events that shocked the world in 2020

While 2020 will go down in the history books as the year that the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the planet, it was also a dire year for weather events that impacted regions all over the world. Many of these unprecedented weather events have been directly linked to climate change, highlighting the urgent need to reduce our […]

Australia’s first large-scale hydrogen project set to double in size

The PRL HyEnergy Renewable Zero Carbon Hydrogen Project in WA has made a formal application for a further 864km2, in a move that would effectively double their operations at Gascoyne. The PRL project was initially slated to include wind and solar operations to generate 1GW of renewable energy, that would be used 60,000t of green […]

Origin Energy signs up for hydrogen partnership with Korean steel giant

Leading South Korean manufacturer Posco has signed a watershed deal with Australian power company Origin Energy to use our hydrogen to create green steel. The two companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on producing and supplying green power to Korea. The announcement comes as operations worldwide seek to decarbonise their industries, […]

The rapid decline of fossil fuel power sources

Not only was 2020 a big year for renewables, but it also saw many coal and gas-powered plants decommissioned across the planet – including places where they had never been decommissioned before. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released its annual Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021 report, showing that fossil fuel additions fell 60 GW last […]

Australian oceans to power floating wind and wave project

The Land Downunder is well known for its beaches, its sunshine and its oceans. We are the country that is ‘girt’ by sea, after all. Now we are set to harness the power of our oceans in a significant floating wind and wave project that will generate 6 MW of power. The offshore platform is […]

How much solar energy are we NOT capturing?

The potential for using energy from the sun is virtually limitless. In a single year, the Earth is bathed in enough sunlight to power the entire planet for 8000 years, based on our current consumption level. But how much of this are we capturing? Despite all of the world’s advancements to adopt solar power, that […]

Australian oceans to power floating wind and wave project

The Land Downunder is well known for its beaches, its sunshine and its oceans. We are the country that is ‘girt’ by sea, after all. Now we are set to harness the power of our oceans in a significant floating wind and wave project that will generate 6 MW of power. The offshore platform is […]