Project News


Power giant AGL Energy says the energy price crash will not dampen its appetite for developing Australia’s first gas import plant, with market volatility likely to eventually subside, leaving a looming supply shortfall forecast for the nation’s east coast. read more »
Spanish renewable energy giant Acciona is to build a 1GW wind farm in Queensland – the largest in Australia – after signing a deal with the state government’s newly created state-owned clean energy generation company Cleanco. read more »
The knock-on effect of the Coronavirus on Australia’s renewable energy industry is starting to reveal itself, with the likely approval of a 200MW solar farm proposed for north-western Victoria delayed by at least one month after the postponement of a council meeting. read more »
Oil and gas stocks are taking a pummelling as investors brace for a wave of capex cuts amid warnings that crude oil prices could sink below $US10 a barrel for the first time in over 20 years. read more »
Plans to build a massive 720MW solar farm with up to 400MWh of battery storage in New South Wales’ New England region have received the final green light from the state’s Independent Planning Commission. read more »
Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes said growing financial turbulence triggered by coronavirus will not derail the ambitious multibillion-dollar project to build a huge solar farm in Australia to supply electricity to Singapore. read more »
A 290MW solar farm planned for construction in New South Wales coal country in the greater Hunter region has won the final green light from the state government’s department of planning. read more »
Energy giants Santos and BP have entered an agreement to bury up to 20 million tonnes of carbon each year in the Moomba gas fields and will now seek government financial support in the form of carbon credits. read more »
Australian Vanadium has updated its mineral resource for the Australian Vanadium Project following 2018 and 2019 drill programs. read more »
Tasmania has many new and exciting mining industry projects, according to the State's Resources Minister Guy Barnett. read more »
ARP Australian Solar is hoping to submit a planning application to the Victorian State Government by the end of April to build the Morwell Solar Farm. read more »
One of the largest grid-connected wind farms in the southern hemisphere is a step closer for the Wide Bay-Burnett region, with the Queensland Government granting development approval for Forest Wind. read more »
Hundreds of jobs are now one step closer for north-west Queensland with the proposed $470 million Saint Elmo vanadium mine being declared a prescribed project. read more »
Another mine is to be developed near Charters Towers in northern Queensland to support the operations of base metals producer Red River Resources. read more »
AGL Energy has cancelled plans to develop a 250 megawatt pumped hydro project at a copper mine in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills region after failing to agree terms with its junior partner Hillgrove Resources. read more »
Mining magnate Clive Palmer faces further delay to his proposed Galilee Basin coal mine after the Queensland government extended the objection deadline. read more »
THREE key mining projects proposed for the NT, which have the potential to create several thousand new jobs, would leap towards final investment decision if a railway siding was built where the Plenty Highway intersects the Ghan Rail line, the proponent of the Territory’s next copper mine says. read more »
Australian mining company OZ Minerals plans to power its proposed $1 billion West Musgrave copper nickel mine in central Australia with up to 80 per cent renewables. read more »
BHP says it is ordering a feasibility study of the proposed $16 billion Scarborough gas field off the coast of Western Australia. read more »
A major wind farm project is being proposed south of Coolah. The so-called Valley of the Winds project is an 800-megawatt wind farm which would be located on cleared grazing land between Coolah and Leadville in the Warrumbungle Shire. read more »
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