Home |  About Us |  Contact

Renewable energy news, events & providers
in Australia and New Zealand.
Recent Listings
  • Dulacca Renewable Energy Project

    RES Australia is planning to develop a 240MW wind farm between Dulacca and Drillham in the Western Downs region of Queensland.

    (13/03/2019 04:18PM)

  • Maxwell Solar Project

    Malabar Coal is proposing to develop a 25MW solar farm near Muswellbrook in the New South Wales Hunter Valley.

    (12/03/2019 04:24PM)

  • Walla Walla Solar Farm

    Bison Energy is proposing to develop a 300MW solar farm near Walla Walla in the New South Wales Riverina.

    (12/03/2019 03:57PM)

  • Bungama Solar

    Energy Projects Solar is proposing to develop a 280MW solar farm with battery storage near Port Pirie, South Australia.

    (12/03/2019 03:35PM)

  • Kondinin Wind & Solar Project - Wind

    Lacour Energy is planning to develop a 120MW wind farm as part of its Wind & Solar Project near Kondinin in the West Australian wheatbelt.

    (29/01/2019 03:19PM)

Featured Businesses

Australian Energy Storage Conference
Renewable Cities Conference
Promote Your Renewables Business


Jemalong CSP Plant

Vast Solar is planning to develop a 30MW concentrating solar thermal plant at Jemalong about 30 kms west of Forbes in central western NSW.

This follows development of a 1.1MW pilot plant at the site. This grid-connected modular pilot plant includes 3,500 heliostats spread over 5 towers, each about 30 metres tall includes a 1.1MW turbine that will deliver power to the grid.

If the pilot is successful, Vast Solar plans a commercial scale concentrating solar power project with a capacity of 30MW and 4 hours of molten salt based thermal storage to deliver low cost, highly efficient storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional battery storage.

Construction of the commercial plant is expected to commence in late 2018.

Vast Solar is also planning to construct a 50MW solar PV plant in parallel with the concentrating solar plant.

In October 2018, Vast Solar withdrew its application for approval of the project.

Company: Vast Solar

Capacity (MW): 30

Status: Cancelled

Start Year: 2020

Technology: Solar Thermal

Fuel: Solar

Source of Information: Vast Solar web site (November 2015 to March 2018)


  • Lachlan Valley Way
    Jemalong, New South Wales 2871