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Is NEG just an elaborate plan to fund Turnbull's vanity project?

Is NEG just an elaborate plan to fund Turnbull’s vanity project?

Latest advice from Energy Security board makes it clear that on current policy settings the NEG will not reduce emissions, cut costs or invite new wind and solar investment. But there may be something else afoot – Malcolm Turnbull’s vanity project.

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Kidston solar + pumped hydro project wins another $5m from ARENA

Kidston solar + pumped hydro project wins another $5m from ARENA

Stage 2 of Genex Power’s solar and pumped hydro project set to reach financial close in 2018, with help of new federal government grant.

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Kidston pumped hydro storage capacity to be boosted by 25%

Kidston pumped hydro storage capacity to be boosted by 25%

Genex Power’s Kidston solar and pumped hydro plant could provide 2000MWh of storage, and 8 hours of continuous generation, rather than six.

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South Australia leads again as saltwater pumped hydro storage takes shape

South Australia leads again as saltwater pumped hydro storage takes shape

South Australia is ready to lead again, this time with saltwater pumped hydro storage. Here’s an inside look at what is planned.

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Tasmania ups quest to become renewable energy "battery of Australia"

Tasmania ups quest to become renewable energy “battery of Australia”

ARENA tips $2.5m into feasibility studies for doubling of Tasmania hydro capacity and developing 2.5GW of pumped hydro storage.

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Want energy storage? Here are 22,000 sites for pumped hydro across Australia

Want energy storage? Here are 22,000 sites for pumped hydro across Australia

The race is on for storage solutions that can help provide secure, reliable electricity supply as more renewables enter Australia’s electricity grid.

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Genex solar + pumped hydro project clears another hurdle

Genex solar + pumped hydro project clears another hurdle

Genex signs agreement to connect its Kidston Renewable Energy Hub to the grid, taking the project one step closer to completion.

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Australia's pumped hydro storage potential worth thousands of Tesla big batteries

Australia’s pumped hydro storage potential worth thousands of Tesla big batteries

ANU researchers identify 5,000 potential pumped hydro energy storage sites, which they say could support a 100% renewable Australian grid – 35 times over.

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Batteries vs pumped storage hydropower – a place for both?

Batteries vs pumped storage hydropower – a place for both?

Two very different storage technologies – one old, one new; one that takes years to build, one that can be built ‘within 100 days (or it’s free)’. How else do they differ, and is there a place for both?

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Queensland fast-tracks auction for 400MW renewables, energy storage

Queensland fast-tracks auction for 400MW renewables, energy storage

Queensland govt reasserts commitment to 50% RET, and its independence from federal government, with $1.6bn plan.

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Queensland looks to hydro power plans for Burdekin in state's north

Queensland looks to hydro power plans for Burdekin in state’s north

Palaszczuk government investigating feasibility of 50MW, or bigger, hydro power station at Burdekin Falls Dam.