EnergyAustralia, Arup Group and Melbourne Energy Institute brief govt on plans for pumped seawater energy storage plant in SA.
Category: Malcolm Turnbull
The PM has a lot of solar and a lot of storage at his Point Piper home, and would need a lot more of both to go off grid. But would it be enough for the average household?
PM Malcolm Turnbull has installed battery storage at his Point Piper home and upgraded his rooftop solar system.
With the right mix, the grid can go fully renewable for the same cost and reliability as fossil fuels.
BNEF report latest to debunk Coalition clean coal plans, finding it to be super expensive, and not very clean (unless you add CCS, and then its ultra-super expensive). As for Turnbull’s argument that our grid needs more baseload…
Better managing how we use electricity in our homes will reduce pressure on the grid, and reduce the need for more power stations.
When will Turnbull and co, take their blinkers off and recognise Australia should be getting into battery storage, not clean coal.
Turnbull government ministers rally to support PM’s vision of clean coal power generation in Australia, – financed by the CEFC.
PM tells National Press Club energy is “a key debate” in 2017 parliament. Here are Malcolm Turnbull’s key comments on the subject.
As renewables are used as a political football, investors and energy companies are getting on with the job, with major Asian investor group Equis announcing 200MW of ‘battery ready’ solar projects in Australia, with plans for another 1000MW in the near future.
Despite improvements in the quality of discussion on climate and renewables, the political debate has regressed significantly. Time to fact check some old Furphies.