Monthly News Roundup - March 2022

31 March 2022

Here is the Energy Next news round up for March 2022


Genex reaches financial close on 100MWh Bouldercombe battery project

Genex Power has recently announced that financial close has been reached on their 100MWh Bouldercombe Battery Project in central Queensland.

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Australian mining billionaire to invest $2.2 bln in renewable energy project

Andrew Forrest has recently made a strategic A$3 billion investment by acquiring the two-stage Clarke Creek project - a wind, solar and battery farm development - in central Queensland.

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Australia funding renewable-hydrogen-battery microgrid in Queensland rainforest community

The Daintree Microgrid program aims to use renewable energy, battery storage, and green hydrogen technology to lower emissions and improve energy security and resilience against extreme weather events.

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Floating solar, locally made batteries, share in grants for Latrobe Valley ventures

9 community-led ventures in Victoria's Latrobe Valley will share almost $2 million grant from the state government on floating solar project and support for remote and off-grid power supplies.

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Solar project for Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

Funding from the VIC government's clean energy program, the WTOAC installed 2 solar battery and storage systems for Aboriginal community groups.

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Sydney port to provide 100% renewable power to docked ships

The Port Authority of NSW is planning to invest $60 million to develop 'Shore Power', a landside #renewableelectricity supply initiative. Once completed, cargo and cruise ships will be able to use #greenpower to carry out operations while they’re docked.

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Australia grants $22.8m for next-gen hydrogen service station

$22.8 million funding from Australian Renewable Energy Agency has been secured by Viva Energy for a "next-generation" of hydrogen service station in Geelong.

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