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Articles by Sophie Vorrath

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RES plans 176MW solar and battery plant near Adelaide

RES plans 176MW solar and battery plant near Adelaide

RES Australia proposes 176MW solar farm plus lithium-ion battery bank for Pallamana, 60km south-east of Adelaide.

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Video of the Day: Prince Harry and his all-electric Jaguar e-Type

Video of the Day: Prince Harry and his all-electric Jaguar e-Type

Did you see the car the newlyweds left Windsor Castle in on Saturday? It was a 1968 e-Type Jaguar with an electrifying twist.

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Picture (tease) of the Day: BMW's next-gen EV

Picture (tease) of the Day: BMW’s next-gen EV

BMW offers first glimpse of “new technology flagship” – a pure electric car incorporating all the “major strategic areas of innovation in a road-ready vehicle.”

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Why Narrabri should choose wind, solar over CSG

Why Narrabri should choose wind, solar over CSG

Report finds Narrabri has “enormous potential” for renewables, with scope for between 1GW and 4.5GW of large-scale solar and wind, that would create 500-2,600 permanent local jobs.

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Nissan drives into home solar and battery storage market

Nissan drives into home solar and battery storage market

Automaker behind world’s best selling EV unveils Nissan Energy Solar – a home solar, storage, smart control package – including 2nd-hand EV batteries.

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Solar and battery microgrid nears completion at NT Air Force site

Solar and battery microgrid nears completion at NT Air Force site

Carnegie Clean Energy says Delamere Air Weapons Range solar and storage microgrid is nearly complete, and ready to cut the facility’s diesel use by 61%.

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One down, five to go: Cook Islands begins shift to 100% solar and storage

One down, five to go: Cook Islands begins shift to 100% solar and storage

Melbourne company Entura leads project to take six of Cook Islands’ 12 inhabited islands from diesel to 100% solar and battery storage.

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ACT to change law to drop gas and pave way for all-electric suburbs

ACT to change law to drop gas and pave way for all-electric suburbs

ACT takes next step in trial of gas-free suburban living, with a proposed repeal of planning laws that have made gas connection mandatory to all new housing divisions in the Territory.

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NAB, CBA to provide $80m finance for Crowlands wind farm

NAB, CBA to provide $80m finance for Crowlands wind farm

Pacific Hydro’s 80MW Crowlands wind farm in regional Victoria has reached financial close, with backing from two of the Big Four banks.

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Talga claims "significant breakthrough" in li-ion battery race

Talga claims “significant breakthrough” in li-ion battery race

Perth company says its graphite anode help delivered 20% higher capacity and 20% higher power in lithium-ion battery cell tests, against the industry standard.

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Tesla unveils 18.2MW big battery in Belgium

Tesla unveils 18.2MW big battery in Belgium

Tesla has unveiled its latest grid-scale battery – a 140 Powerpack 18.2MW system in Belgium the company says was installed in five weeks.