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Enwave to develop Australia’s first industrial solar-powered microgrid at Peel Business Park

The Government of Western Australia announced on September 12 that a consortium led by Enwave Australia was appointed to develop Australia’s first ever industrial renewable energy microgrid at the Peel Business Park in Nambeelup. The project is a first of its kind in Australia in an industrial setting and it is expected to create thousands of jobs.

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Researchers achieve a new record of 21.6% efficiency for perovskite solar cells

Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have broken new ground in solar cell energy efficiency and in the process provided a glimpse of the technology’s future. The researchers have set a new record of 21.6 per cent efficiency, the highest ever achieved for perovskite cells above a certain size.

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Adani Australia switches on its 65 MW Rugby Run solar farm in Queensland

Energy and infrastructure company Adani Australia, part of India’s Adani Group, announced the switch-on of its Rugby Run solar farm and that its 247,000 solar panels have started supplying renewable power to regional Queensland homes and businesses.

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Vena Energy completes 95MW Tailem Bend solar project in South Australia

Independent renewable energy company Vena Energ, headquartered in Singapore, announced that Vena Energy Australia completed its 95 megawatt (MW) Tailem Bend solar project in South Australia at an official opening ceremony attended by MP for Hammond, Adrian Pederick.

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Researchers unlock the potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity using sunlight

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have, for the first time, demonstrated the maximum potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity using sunlight.

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