Monthly News Roundup - June 2021

30 June 2021

Here is the Energy Next news round up for June 2021

NSW waives stamp duty on EVs and spends $171m on chargers throughout the state

The New South Wales government will waive stamp duty on electric vehicle purchases and provide subsidies for 25,000 new purchases as part of a $490m strategy to drive uptake of EVs.

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NSW launches $50m grant program for pumped hydro projects

The NSW government has launched a $50 million Pumped Hydro Recoverable Grants Program, as it looks to add as much as 3,000MW of new long-term dispatchable storage capacity.

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Registrations of interest open for Australia’s biggest REZ

Australia’s largest renewable energy zone is one step closer to fruition with the New South Wales Government calling for registrations of interest from developers of solar PV, wind and energy storage projects.

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Yurika launches seamless Internet of Things platform

Energy Queensland’s energy services business Yurika is providing customers with an unparalleled management platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Microgrid research project aims to help farmers and the network

In four farming regions of New South Wales and Queensland, a smart energy grid research project is underway to discern practical, pragmatic, replicable and effective microgrid scenarios for Australia’s agriculture industry.

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