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Category: Western Australian Government

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EnergyAustralia outlines plans for 100MW pumped hydro plant in SA

EnergyAustralia outlines plans for 100MW pumped hydro plant in SA

EnergyAustralia, Arup Group and Melbourne Energy Institute brief govt on plans for pumped seawater energy storage plant in SA.

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WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

Greens say WA’s SWIS grid could shift to 100% renewables by 2030 for cheaper than business as usual.

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W.A. Labor pushes for solar, pumped hydro for coal-town Collie

W.A. Labor pushes for solar, pumped hydro for coal-town Collie

Western Australian Labor party – currently leading in the polls ahead of state election – proposes solar plant and biomass facility in Collie, at the heart of the state’s coal industry.

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Sun Brilliance gets approval for WA's biggest solar plant

Sun Brilliance gets approval for WA’s biggest solar plant

Australia’s first “merchant” solar plant set to go ahead, after the 100MW WA project won local development approval.

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Undersea link to export WA solar to Indonesia deemed "viable"

Undersea link to export WA solar to Indonesia deemed “viable”

Proposal for 2000km sub-sea cable to export solar power from Pilbara and Kimberley to Indonesia described as financially viable, possible within decade.

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Western Power launches 5MW microgrid project for Kalbarri

Western Power launches 5MW microgrid project for Kalbarri

WA holiday town of Kalbarri set to trial $10m microgrid integrating distributed solar, 1.7MW wind farm, and 2MWh battery system.

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Boost for WA solar uptake as government cuts red tape

Boost for WA solar uptake as government cuts red tape

WA govt removes barriers to third-party solar finance, opening the market to more consumers and suppliers.