Year: 2017

Australia joins International Solar Alliance

Australia´s foreign minister Julie Bishop has announced that the country has signed the  solar agreement to join to the ISA    Australia seems to continue it unstoppable road to a green energy future. If recently we talked about a 2016 year where the renewable sector reached record growths, now is the turn of the agreements to reach even better growths. In this direction, Julie Bishop, Australia´s foreign minister announced that the oceanic country has signed and agreement to join to the International Solar Alliance. This association, boosted by countries like India or France, seeks to promote solar adoption, skill sharing and best practice for nations situated mainly between the tropics. "The Australian Government has formally indicated its intention to join the International Solar Alliance, an important initiative to boost cooperation on new technologies...

Australia will be the home of the biggest lithium battery of the world

The battery, powered by Tesla with the collaboration of the energy renewable company Noen, will be instaled in the south coast of Australia The South Australia Government has announced that this region will house the biggest lithium battery of the world. This technological milestone will happen under Tesla´s collaboration and will be installed near a wind farm that it´s under construction. The battery, which capacity is estimated in 100MW, is designed to light up 30,000 homes if there is a blackout and will be the largest lithium-ion battery storage project all over the world, overtaking an 80 megawatt-hour facility in California, aslo built using Teslas´s products. But under the agreement, Tesla must deliver the 100-MW battery within 100 days of the contract being signed or it will be free - a commitment Musk made in a Tweet...

France launches a 3GW onshore tender

3GW of onshore wind power will be installed in France along the next three years The French Government announced the last week a tender for up to 3GW of onshore wind energy over the next three years. This tender, open to projects of seven turbines and above, also smaller projects where at laeast one turbine exceeds 3MW, will start in Decemeber...