Monthly News Roundup - March 2021

31 March 2021

Here is the Energy Next news round up for March 2021


NSW puts $750 million on the table to help clean up big emitters

The NSW government will invest $750 million to help businesses develop low emissions technologies. as part of the state's plans to move towards a net-zero target by 2050.

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Neoen adds huge Thunderbolt project to massive wind and solar pipeline in New England

Neoen Australia is pursuing plans to build a 500MW wind, solar and battery storage hub in what it expects will be a new renewable energy zone created in the New South Wales region of New England.

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Hunter hydrogen hub to drive jobs, investment and a net zero future

NSW's Hunter Region is set to become the home of one of the state’s first green hydrogen hubs with the NSW Government committing at least $70 million to their development.

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NSW to go it alone on vehicle emissions standards to avoid becoming 'dumping ground'

A draft copy of the NSW 2020-2030 Clean Air Strategy has been leaked to the media, revealing plans to harmonise regulations with European standards and encourage electric vehicle uptake.

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Australia’s biggest coal state could reach 100 pct renewables by 2030, Reputex says

According to a new report by Reputex, New South Wales could reach 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030. It will require the replacement of 10GW of coal generation with some 32GW of new wind, solar and storage capacity.

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Small-scale solar becomes second biggest player in Australia’s renewable energy mix, as CEC reveals slate of overhauled records

The Clean Energy Council's 2021 Clean Energy Australia Report reveals a string of smashed records, as states, territories and businesses continue to ramp up renewable ambitions.

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