Huge Australian renewable park obtains approval

08/08/2016 10:13 Renewable


The Australian Government has given approval for a combined wind and solar park in Southern Australia.

DP Energy’s Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park will produce around 1,000GWh of clean energy each year, sufficient to power approximately 200,000 households and save 470,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. The cost of building the project will be AU$680 million (£395.5m) and will create 250 jobs during construction. The park will have 59 wind turbines and about 400 hectares of solar panels, generating a total capacity of 375MW. It will make an important contribution to South Australia’s low carbon investment objective of AU$10 billion (£5.82bn) by 2025.

Daily (04.03.2021): Growing volumes of LNG supply pushed British gas prices lower on Wednesday

04/03/2021 10:27:00

Oil prices surged on Wednesday, supported by decreasing gasoline reserves in the United States and anticipation for the OPEC+ summit on Thursday. As such, Brent oil increased by 2.2% to $64.07 a barrel and WTI crude soared by 2.6% to $61.28 a barrel.


UK's hydrogen future could involve both blue and green pathways

04/03/2021 08:45:00

The UK's hydrogen future could involve a mix of both blue and green production pathways, but it needs to get started or risk falling behind, panelists said March 3.


China ‘installed half of new global offshore wind capacity in 2020’

04/03/2021 08:43:00

China accounted for half of all new global offshore wind capacity in 2020.