Oceania green energy

Australia Announces AUD 1 Billion For Solar Program

published 2024 年 04 月 01 日 15:17
The Australian solar PV manufacturing industry has got its own version of the US’ Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the European Union’s Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) with the Solar Sunshot program. Launched by Australian Prime Min...  more

Taking Advantage of Its Abundant Solar Resource, WA Aims to Boost Its Economy with an AU$66.3 Million Renewable Investment Program

published 2020 年 08 月 01 日 10:30
As the name indicates, Western Australia (WA) occupies almost the entire western part of Australia. It is the largest of Australia’s six states, spanning an area of around 2.52 million square kilometers and accounting for one-third of the country’s landmass. WA also has the highest level of solar irradiation and the highest PV installation rate in the country. Banking on the region’s abundant solar resource, the WA Government has decided to launch a renewable investment program to accelerate the recovery of the state’s economy that has been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan includes an investment of AU$56.4 million (or NT$1.17 billion) in PV generation. ...  more

Hydrogen Power Plant Might Empower the "Whisky Island" to Be Self-sufficient

published 2019 年 11 月 18 日 9:30
To power a remote island, submarine cables play an important role. What will happen after a submarine cable has a fraction and needs repair or maintenance? After the 32-kilometer-long cable's malfunction caused Norwegian Myken island a 2-month blackout, the residents decided to look into the hydrogen power, in order to replace the highly-polluting and high-priced diesel power generator. ...  more