Ararat wind farm switches on to full capacity

Ararat wind farm switches on to full capacity

Australia’s third-largest wind farm was officially opened today in Victoria. The 240MW Ararat wind farm is now operating at full capacity, providing enough electricity to power the equivalent of 120,000…

WA lithium project receives $20m in CEFC funding

WA lithium project receives $20m in CEFC funding

A West Australian project aiming to produce lithium concentrate has secured a US$15 million (AU$20 million) investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). Lithium concentrate is a central component…

AEMC reforms to guard against future blackouts

AEMC reforms to guard against future blackouts

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released its power system security report today with a package of reforms to guard against technical failures leading to blackouts. The AEMC’s power system…

Power price increases capped in Tasmania

Power price increases capped in Tasmania

Aurora Energy has welcomed the Tasmanian Economic Regulator’s approval of regulated electricity prices for 2017-18. The decision will see a modest price rise of around two per cent for households…

Finkel review: 49 of 50 recommendations supported

Finkel review: 49 of 50 recommendations supported

The Federal Government has agreed with 49 of chief scientist Alan Finkel’s 50 recommendations delivered in the Final Report of the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National…