Other Renewables

Global cruise ship company taps US wind power to offset emissions

Royal Caribbean Cruises will offset up to 12% of its emissions via deal with US energy company Southern Power to buy the output of a proposed 200MW wind farm.

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Trial to run Monash University on 100% renewables backed by ARENA

ARENA tips $2.9m into microgrid trial to use a locally designed smart software platform to help run Monash University's Clayton campus entirely on renewables.

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Heavy duty electric truck maker signs major wind power supply deal

Global industrial manufacturer Cummins – the US company that last year beat Tesla to the release of an electric semi truck – has inked a wind power PPA that will supply 50 per cent of its American power needs.

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Toyota backs renewables fund, to build “future electricity supplies”

Toyota becomes key investor in Mirai Renewable Energy Fund, to target new renewable energy development, including solar, wind, biomass and geothermal power plants.

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Sony commits to source 100% of electricity from renewables

One of the world’s largest electronics and entertainment companies commits to securing 100% of electricity for business from renewables by 2040, with interim goal of 30% by 2030.

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Farmers to flock to solar and battery storage, as power costs bite

Survey reveals more than three-quarters of Australia's farmers plan to invest in solar and battery storage – and 20% are considering wind turbines, Angus Taylor – as the cost of power becomes a major agribusiness concern.

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US oil giant Exxon looks to renewable energy in Texas

One of the world's largest oil and gas companies reportedly seeking PPA for at least 100MW of renewable energy, potentially more than 250MW.

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Wannon Water goes with the wind – turbine construction set to begin

Victorian utility set to build 800kW wind turbine that will power all of its energy intensive Portland water and sewage treatment facilities.

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Community retailer Enova to pilot Bryon Bay microgrid

Enova Energy reveals plans to develop a microgrid in its home town, to encourage the roll-out of locally generated, stored and distributed power.

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Victoria announces microgrid grant, to power Latrobe Valley shift from coal

Victoria Labor government launches $3m grant program to support the development of a renewables based microgrid project in the Latrobe Valley.

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