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.
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.
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.
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.