Roads & Infrastructure looks at how local government is taking the initiative with renewable energy projects and using Australian first technologies.
The 180-megawatt Warradarge Wind Farm near Eneabba is expected to begin construction early this year and generating power by 2020.
A new method of generating solar power that can be applied with double-sided tape could be generating renewable energy on a commercial scale within the next few years.
With technological advancements in renewable energy, lighting company AllightSykes has unveiled a new solar-powered lighting tower ideal for use on road projects.
Strong growth in rail, telecommunications and renewable energy generation and skilled labour availability are a few of the challenges and opportunities for Australia’s civil construction sector, according to Adrian Hart from BIS Oxford Economics.
While the states are negotiating the terms of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), GFG Alliance chairman Sanjeev Gupta is moving ahead with his renewable energy plans in South Australia.