Just how long can the Australian government and gas industry continue the charade that there might be a solution to surging domestic gas prices? It beggars belief that business is not following lead of households and smaller commercial users and investing in cheap and cleaner alternatives for power and heat.
Alinta Energy says distributed geothermal could provide heating and cooling needs for new housing estates, and combined with solar need not be connected to grid.
Coal-fired electricity generation is being eclipsed by cheaper renewables in New Zealand, and their PM is not one bit surprised.
Outback Qld Shire of Winton to build two 150kW geothermal plants in ambitious plan to supply their own locally generated power to council buildings.
Another project allocated funds under the former Labor government has missed its target, with Petratherm advising that it is unable to raise funds for what was once considered one of the country’s flagship geothermal projects.
Greenearth Energy abandons 12MW geothermal energy project near Geelong after Victorian government withdraws $25m grant.