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Carnegie teams with Samsung, Lend Lease for battery storage hub

Carnegie teams with Samsung, Lend Lease for battery storage hub

Carnegie teams with Samsung, Lend Lease to propose battery storage hub and R&D centre in Adelaide as part of government tender.

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Origin gas deal brings mothballed Pelican Point back online

Origin gas deal brings mothballed Pelican Point back online

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 keen to help finance S.A.'s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC keen to help finance S.A.’s 100MW battery storage plant

CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state’s 100MW battery storage project.

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Weatherill tears strips off Frydenberg for renewables "trash talk"

Weatherill tears strips off Frydenberg for renewables “trash talk”

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.

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South Australia covers its arse and its FCAS in new energy plan

South Australia covers its arse and its FCAS in new energy plan

A look at four major policy initiatives from South Australia’s bold new energy plan.

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Garnaut’s ZEN Energy plans baseload renewable retail product

Garnaut’s ZEN Energy plans baseload renewable retail product

ZEN Energy unveils partnership with Santos as part of plan to offer cheap “baseload renewable electricity” product to commercial and industrial users.

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SA seeks bids for 100MW battery plant to kick off storage boom

SA seeks bids for 100MW battery plant to kick off storage boom

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.

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SA rooftop solar installs surge after statewide blackout

SA rooftop solar installs surge after statewide blackout

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.

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Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

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.

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How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

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.

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Lyon firms up 1GW solar + storage plans with new equity deal

Lyon firms up 1GW solar + storage plans with new equity deal

Lyon Solar says ‘very confident’ of building solar and storage in SA this year, with investment from Magnetar Capital.