Mothballed Pelican Point power station fires up again after Origin agrees to sell it some gas and take its output, possibly giving opening to solar thermal.
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CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state’s 100MW battery storage project.
SA premier and federal energy minister go toe to toe at battery storage trial launch, in first meeting since Coalition started bagging state’s renewable plans.
A look at four major policy initiatives from South Australia’s bold new energy plan.
ZEN Energy unveils partnership with Santos as part of plan to offer cheap “baseload renewable electricity” product to commercial and industrial users.
South Australia to build country’s biggest battery storage plant via tender, as well as adding gas plant as “back-up”, creating a new “energy security target” and giving energy minister new powers to intervene in electricity market.
New data suggests SA’s September blackout rekindled the state’s love affair with rooftop solar, spurring a more than 17% uptick in installations from October to December 2016.
With high gas prices partly to blame for the electricity blackouts that hit SA this month, and gas-fired generators caught short in NSW two days later, there are calls for Australia’s onshore gas to flow much more freely.
Biggest challenge in moving to 100% renewable energy will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during evenings. This will require a mix of different technologies and strategies.
Lyon Solar says ‘very confident’ of building solar and storage in SA this year, with investment from Magnetar Capital.
Last Wednesday around 90,000 homes and businesses in South Australia were deliberately disconnected from the electricity grid for up to an hour. So why did it actually happen?