WA’s first co-located solar PV power plant has cleared its final hurdle to realisation and will begin construction next month.
Tag: "solar hybrid"
Origin signs offtake for hybrid solar and storage plant at Degrussa mine – its third solar contract, as it seeks bidders for massive Stockyard Hill wind farm.
First big solar and storage plant fires up at WA copper mine, and other miners are keen to follow suit to reduce crippling cost of diesel.
German battery maker Qinous adds 1,987kWh li-ion battery storage system to solar-diesel minigrid at Daly River community, allowing diesel to be switched off during day.
CSIRO spin-off Windlab wants to build the world’s biggest wind-solar hybrid plant – a facility it says could deliver as much baseload power as a small coal fired generator.
Renewables offshoot of Toyota Corp takes 50% stake in wind and solar hybrid energy park that could deliver “baseload” energy to northern Queensland.
The Australian developer of a solar thermal technology using graphite receivers and storage says it can substitute expensive diesel-fired energy at just 8c/kWh.
Are we heading for Big Solar or Big Solar Hybrid? Which part of “China will have a carbon tax on energy” does Tony Abbott not understand? The brown coal carbon tax that isn’t. How financial markets are tilted in favour of legacy fossil fuel assets. And why we spend 50 times more on military spending that on R&D for food security.
Update: Plans to replace Collinsville coal-fired power station with 50MW ‘baseload’ plant using solar PV, and solar thermal/gas hybrid.