rss

Tag: "south australia"

22
S.A. to rethink energy security target after deleting battery storage

S.A. to rethink energy security target after deleting battery storage

South Australia government has been told its energy security target legislation risks being a $3.5 billion subsidy to the gas industry that will do little if anything to address energy security, and will just reinforce the dominance of gas generators.

10
Batteries are sexy and synchronous, but will energy ministers trust them?

Batteries are sexy and synchronous, but will energy ministers trust them?

SA energy minister Tom Koutsantonis is still weighing up how much faith he can put into battery storage to manage the grid.

46
Gas turbines vs battery storage: S.A. in state of inertia over energy future

Gas turbines vs battery storage: S.A. in state of inertia over energy future

South Australia is being accused of raising the drawbridge against synthetic inertia and battery storage too quickly, possibly because gas generators put the fear of god, and more blackouts, into them. The debate over renewable energy penetration is repeating itself.

31
South Australia energy security target may exclude battery storage

South Australia energy security target may exclude battery storage

South Australia rules out “synthetic inertia” – and therefor battery storage – in its energy security target, in a move that could have huge implications for the owners and developers of current and upcoming wind and solar projects in the state.

36
South Australia: Big no to higher FiT, big yes to batteries, big yes to EVs

South Australia: Big no to higher FiT, big yes to batteries, big yes to EVs

Koutsantonis rejects calls for higher solar feed in tariff, saying the emphasis needs to switch to battery storage and electric vehicles.

6
Graph of the Day: South Australia's Anzac renewables bonanza

Graph of the Day: South Australia’s Anzac renewables bonanza

South Australia enjoyed a bumper harvest from its wind and solar plants last week. Such days will become more common as more projects are built.

16
South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW on Anzac Day.

10
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.

22
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.

4
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.

64
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.