31 May 2022
Here is the Energy Next news round up for May 2022
WA town to be powered by pumped-hydro microgrid
The first #renewable pumped-hydro microgrid in WA will soon be launched as a joint venture between state-owned utility Western Power and local engineering firm Power Research and Development. It is expected to provide power to over 500 local customers.
Massive big battery and solar farm proposed for NSW coal country
A gigantic 400MW solar farm and a four-hour battery are in the works by Australian #renewables developer Maoneng, with target completion by 2025.
Fortescue urges joint “Green Pilbara” vision of giga-scale wind, solar and hydrogen
Fortescue Future Industries's Andrew Forrest has hinted at joining forces with other parties to create a "green Pilbara" giga-scale projects in #wind, #solar, #batterystorage, and #greenhydrogen. It aims to produce about 15M tonnes of green hydrogen annually by 2030.
Deakin secures $50 million funding for clean energy hub