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Large-Scale Solar Projects to Receive Funding

Australian companies are ready to deploy renewable energy, judging by the high expression of interest in funding for large-scale solar projects. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) recently announced the shortlisted projects which will progress to the next stage in its $100 million large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) competitive funding initiative. The response reflected the role that renewable energy is playing a […] ... Read More

What Role Does LNG Play in Queensland’s Energy Supply?

Energy production continues to diversify across Australia as more companies seek the benefits of renewable energy such as solar power systems. Another option that is rising in popularity is liquefied natural gas (LNG) which, according to the Australian government, is widely known as a safe, convenient and clean form of energy. Moreover, liquefying natural gas […] ... Read More

New Solar Farm Positions Queensland as the Sunshine State

Australia’s commitment to developing a solar-powered national grid continues to grow following news that Queensland will be home to one of the country’s largest facilities.   The project is yet another addition to Australia’s growing renewable energy portfolio, setting the standard for future investment in the sector. With both residential and industrial developments viable platforms for the addition […] ... Read More

How can Mining Benefit From Renewable Energy?

While non-renewable energy remains a key part of mining processes, the industry is starting to see the benefits of generating and storing it. With solar power re-defining energy across the country, it’s no wonder the mining sector is also turning to renewable power. This is highlighted by a recent mining project which has been heralded as Australia’s […] ... Read More

Can Sports Stadiums Benefit from Renewable Energy Investment?

Australia has a proud sporting heritage, and is home to some of the most famous stadiums in the Southern Hemisphere. After all, it’s hard to imagine an Australian summer without a game of cricket being played at the MCG. As hosts to some of the country’s most important sports matches, high-profile concerts and other large […] ... Read More

Is Trigeneration and Cogeneration Growing in Australia?

Commercial property developers typically find ways to reduce expenses tenants may have to incur on a monthly basis. Utility costs are one area which real estate investors assess carefully when placing financial support behind a new facility. More than a few decision-makers have implemented cogeneration or trigeneration to address these costs. Have Australian property investors […] ... Read More

What Does 2016 Hold for the Renewable Energy Industry?

Is Australia doing enough to invest in solar power systems across the country? With the government boosting adoption rates with funding, the latest report  from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) indicated that innovation in renewable energy needs to keep up. This requires effective storage technology that can efficiently manage solar generation. Incorporating solar into more Australian homes The government’s Solar Towns Programme seeks […] ... Read More

Rooftop Solar the key to Renewable Energy Development

Australia’s growing population is creating a need for further accommodation, sparking investment in residential development. However, the country’s project managers will have to deal with significant challenges in order to ensure these developments are sustainable. One of the easiest – and now the cheapest – methods of achieving this with renewable energy involves rooftop solar panels. […] ... Read More

BARDIC Emergency Lighting Joins the EXITCYCLE Initiative

Media Release – Monday 22 February, 2016 For Immediate Release BARDIC Emergency Lighting, a brand of MPower has joined forces with EXITCYCLE, a voluntary initiative supported by The Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and Lighting Council Australia, aimed at increasing the recycling rate of end-of-life emergency and exit lighting batteries. EXITCYCLE is a 12 […] ... Read More

World-Class Australian LNG Project to Receive Final Power Solution Component

Media Release – Thursday 18 February, 2016 For Immediate Release Today, Australia and New Zealand’s leading power solutions provider, MPower dispatched the final critical component to complete two 2.1 megawatt emergency generators for the world-class Ichthys LNG Project. The last of two 20 tonne radiators will be shipped from Sydney and assembled onto the Central […] ... Read More

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