Rio Tinto is advancing the development of Australia's largest solar power project near Gladstone after committing to purchase all electricity from the 1.1GW Upper Calliope Solar Farm to power the company's Gladstone operations.
The Australian Government's recent agreement with Woodside and Esso for gas supply to the east coast of Australia is seen as a positive development for local manufacturing and households, the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) said.
Golden Plains Wind Farm partners with Energy Locals to provide locals with renewable energy benefits
The Golden Plains Wind Farm has partnered with Energy Locals to offer eligible residents within a 3km radius financial savings and environmental advantages on their electricity bills through the innovative Community Energy Program.
Mining & Metals
Australian technology company Hazer Group announced the initiation of its Commercial Demonstration Plant (CDP) and the groundbreaking achievement of the first production of hydrogen and graphite.
Oil & Gas
Australia's oil and gas industry is supporting cuts in taxpayer funding to the Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) following a Federal Court's criticism of its conduct.
US President Biden has halted new American gas exports, labelled as 'carbon mega bombs', while Federal Resources Minister Madeline King has promised to send more Australian gas overseas without obtaining basic environmental approvals, the Climate Council said.
A comprehensive industry roadmap, backed by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has charted a strategic course for the development of domestic solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing in Australia.