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EnergyLab’s CleanTech Women

We have been proud sponsors of EnergyLab since they started a year ago and have enjoyed the many events they have put on. It is good to see the number of start-ups in the Accelerator Program increase. EnergyLab is providing a crucial service to our industry. We are excited to be able to sponsor EnergyLab […]

Energy Lab: Canberra as a test market for demonstrating new energy technologies

Energy Lab’s last Canberra event for the year. It looks set to be a good event to wrap up a great year of events. Tonight’s topic: What role can Canberra play as a test market for new energy technologies? Canberra has several advantages over other Australian cities as a place to test emerging technologies in […]

We are not doing enough

A great interview of Dr Sven Teske in the latest EcoGeneration. He always brings a broad view to the discussion with very useful insights and observations for all stakeholders. He tackles some myths that persist in Australia – “baseload” (the clue is in the name), that Europe is an interconnected supergrid (only about 10%), that […]

Currently hiring – Solar Project Development Manager

A Solar Project Development Manager is required for a leading global renewable energy company, to take over a pipeline of solar projects as well as to develop new projects from site identification through to financial close. Experience of wind or solar farm project development required. Role based in either Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra. http://www.freshwater-group.com.au/freshwater-group/careers/  

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 […]