Review of Australia’s 2nd Annual Large Scale Solar Conference

Large Scale Solar Is Ramping Up

Earlier this week Informa Australia and RenewEconomy co-hosted its second annual (Australian) large scale solar conference in Sydney which Con Manetas attended.

With a host of Developers, Fund Managers, EPC’s, Consultants and Government agencies the mood was buoyant with a strong pipeline of 3.6GW of projects in development and an additional 2.4GW still needed to be developed to meet the Renewable Energy Target (RET). Solar and storage is becoming a must have with batteries and pumped hydro as preferred options. With Solar costs reducing by over 90% since 2009 and LCoE’s (levelised cost of energy) under $90 per MWh solar competes well with gas, wind and has outstripped coal for many years. See below graph from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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