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The next disruption: Business opportunities in shifting to 100% renewables

The last Energy Lab Deep Dive Sydney event for the year. We have been very proud to sponsor these events and look forward to next year. Come along on Tuesday 21st November, it is shaping up to be a good one. More than 1.8 billion people have committed to shifting within the next few decades […]

Embracing the opportunities offered by community generation

Energy Lab’s next deep dive event in Canberra is on this evening. Given that the cost of renewable energy generation is falling, Australians are increasingly investing in community generation. This event will look at how can we embrace the opportunities offered by community generation. Drinks and networking to follow. We hope to see you there.

Could the NEG be a boost for renewables?

Zen Energy has announced plans for a lot of dispatchable renewable generation in South Australia: 1 GW of it. This is the result of Sanjeev Gupta’s investment in Zen Energy and will enable up to 680 MW of solar capacity, as well as significant battery storage, pumped hydro and demand management. Sanjeev Gupta has made […]

RES reaches financial close for Emerald Solar Farm

RES Australia has reached financial close on the Emerald solar farm. This is a milestone for the Australian solar industry as it is the first independently owned solar farm to sign a PPA with a major corporate. This is a great sign for the future of the industry, it helps Telstra reduce their emissions and […]

Australia’s power generation future

This is what Australia’s power generation future looks like. Despite the “but we have plenty of coal” nay-sayers, the future is very likely to be hybrid power plants like the Windlab and Vestas 60MW Kennedy Energy Park in central north Queensland. It is made up of 43MW wind, 15MW PV and a 2MW/4MWh battery. While […]

Lagerwey to build hydrogen-producing wind turbine

This is a development that will be interesting to watch. Lagerwey, a Dutch wind turbine manufacturer, in a consortium with ECN and HYGRO, is developing the world’s first wind turbine to convert wind power directly into hydrogen for use as transport fuel. The Lagerwey 4.8MW turbine will be converted to incorporate electrolysis technology that will […]

Congratulations to Premonition

Congratulations to Brad Lorge, Niklas Olsson, Aaron Darling and the team at Premonition for winning the Smart Cities Award 2017. It’s great to see Australian innvoations. We need to support these businesses as they are key to Australia’s economic future – they are the future drivers of growth in jobs and revenue for Australia. Thanks […]

Congratulations to Future Grid

Congratulations to Chris Law, David Ryan, Quenton Pongracz and the team at Future Grid for winning the New Energy Award 2017. It’s great to see Australian innvoations. We need to support these businesses as they are key to Australia’s economic future – they are the future drivers of growth in jobs and revenue for Australia. […]

Energy Lab – Creating a new renewable energy market

We are looking forward to Energy Lab’s next event with the ISF’s Dr Geoff James. The hydrogen economy has such huge potential and Australia has so many attributes in its favour to make us a global leader. This is what innovation and jobs is about. https://energylab.org.au/events     Freshwater Group is a renewable energy recruitment […]