New tank design promises to significantly improve the reliability of thermal energy storage


Originally published in PV Magazine, authored by Bella Peacock. A consortium has moved to patent a new tank design for the high temperature molten salt tanks used in thermal energy storage systems, like concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) projects. Concentrated [...]

Thermal solar shines light on net zero


An Australian thermal solar company is shining a light on the technology-aided path to net zero that Scott Morrison will spruik at the climate change summit in Glasgow this week. Read Full Article

‘Critical time’: Queensland manufacturing’s transition to net zero


Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement The Honourable Mick de Brenni Queensland’s manufacturing sector is on the ‘precipice of a critical time’ as it faces one of the biggest challenges in the transition [...]

Clean energy generator to power North West industry and jobs


Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen and Minister for Public Works and Procurement The Honourable Mick de Brenni New technology construction jobs will be up for grabs in the Mount Isa region to deliver the proposed innovative North West Queensland [...]

QUT research adds shine to $600m energy project


Vast Solar has joined forces with the Queensland University of Technology to help optimise its planned $600 million clean energy project in Mount Isa. The North West Queensland Hybrid Power Plant will use concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) technology based [...]

Ground-breaking dispatchable clean energy development to bring jobs and power to Mount Isa


Mount Isa has been identified as the preferred site for a $600m dispatchable energy project using cutting-edge Australian solar thermal technology to power the community and resources sector with low cost, clean electricity. Australian company Vast Solar is looking to [...]

Vast Solar plans to build $420m solar project in North West Queensland, Australia



Vast Solar eyes $600 million solar hybrid plant for Mount Isa



Vast Solar plans 50-MW baseload solar facility in Queensland



New Energy Update – CSP Today, November 2019

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Vast Solar in talks with Australian mining groups for first CSP plant Nov 14, 2019 Modular CSP developer Vast Solar sees Australia's mining sector as the greatest deployment opportunity before wind and PV growth creates wholesale market openings, Craig Wood, [...]

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