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Category: South Australian Government

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World's biggest solar + battery storage plant ready to build in SA

World’s biggest solar + battery storage plant ready to build in SA

Lyon Group says ready to go on $1bn solar PV and battery storage plant in South Australia, along with another $400m project near Roxby Downs.

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SolarReserve signs MOU for 70MW solar project in NSW

SolarReserve signs MOU for 70MW solar project in NSW

US company with big solar thermal plans for Australia signs MOU to co-develop 70MW PV farm in NSW.

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Origin gas deal brings mothballed Pelican Point back online

Origin gas deal brings mothballed Pelican Point back online

Mothballed Pelican Point power station fires up again after Origin agrees to sell it some gas and take its output, possibly giving opening to solar thermal.

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How AEMO's new boss will reform Australia's energy vision

How AEMO’s new boss will reform Australia’s energy vision

AEMO’s new boss, Audrey Zibelman, outlines Australia’s energy future: Fast, smart, clean and cheap – with a focus on distributed generation, storage, and demand management. This represents a fundamental change in Australia’s energy management.

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Murdoch media vs Renewables: Anatomy of a Twitter spat

Murdoch media vs Renewables: Anatomy of a Twitter spat

AEMO’s final report into SA blackout sparks a social media spat between the state’s energy minister and The Australian’s Michael Owen.

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Tindo Solar, Australia's only panel manufacturer, sold to SA company with big plans

Tindo Solar, Australia’s only panel manufacturer, sold to SA company with big plans

Australian PV manufacturer Tindo Solar has a new owner, with plans to create nation’s largest vertically integrated solar retailer.

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Solar, driverless airport shuttle among SA grant winners

Solar, driverless airport shuttle among SA grant winners

Adelaide Airport’s solar powered, autonomous shuttle bus service one of seven successful applicants to SA Future Mobility Lab Fund.

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Elon Musk has turned Australia's energy debate on its head

Elon Musk has turned Australia’s energy debate on its head

It took a couple of tweets, and at least one one-hour long phone call, but it seems pretty clear that Tesla founder, CEO and billionaire Elon Musk has helped turn the debate around energy policy in Australia on its head.

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S.A. government eyeing world-first gas plus battery storage units

S.A. government eyeing world-first gas plus battery storage units

S.A. government has its eyes on installing five world-first gas plus battery units – each with 50MW of gas power and 10MW of battery storage – across the state.

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CEFC keen to help finance S.A.'s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC keen to help finance S.A.’s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state’s 100MW battery storage project.

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Baseload gas failure nearly pushed S.A. into another system black

Baseload gas failure nearly pushed S.A. into another system black

AEMO report says sudden loss of S.A.’s two biggest baseload gas plants nearly pushed state into another system black on March 3. Fortunately, wind farms came to the rescue.