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Category: South Australian Government

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Tesla builds case for 250MW virtual power plant after first trial success

Tesla builds case for 250MW virtual power plant after first trial success

South Australia government hails success of trials of first phase of Tesla virtual power plant, saying it resulted in lower prices and greater grid security. It now seems disposed to roll-out the full 250MW planned, as well as its own plans for battery storage grants.

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If Turnbull was serious about energy prices, he'd bring Snowy Hydro to heel

If Turnbull was serious about energy prices, he’d bring Snowy Hydro to heel

If Turnbull is serious about lowering energy prices, he should bring the government-owned Snowy Hydro to heel on bidding practices, as he has praised Queensland government for doing in that state.

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Should NSW coal be replaced by South Australia wind and solar?

Should NSW coal be replaced by South Australia wind and solar?

ElectraNet proposes new link from S.A. that it says will unlock more low-cost renewable energy sources, reduce reliance on expensive gas, and help fill the gap caused by the retirement of more coal generators in NSW.

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Senator Storer to chair select committee on electric vehicles

Senator Storer to chair select committee on electric vehicles

Australia is uniquely placed to take a leading role in this transformation, with all the natural and human resources needed to build EVs from scratch.

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Windlab urges "choose no NEG" if emissions target unchanged

Windlab urges “choose no NEG” if emissions target unchanged

Windlab CEO says renewables industry better of with no National Energy Guarantee at all, than with a NEG hobbled by 26% emissions reduction target.

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How much money did Tesla big battery make over summer?

How much money did Tesla big battery make over summer?

Market operator releases assessment of wholesale margins made by South Australia’s Tesla big battery in the first three months of 2018.

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South Australia's second big battery charges into action

South Australia’s second big battery charges into action

The second big battery in South Australia is charging up on the Yorke Peninsula.

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Gupta backs Adelaide push for Formula-E electric Grand Prix

Gupta backs Adelaide push for Formula-E electric Grand Prix

Sanjeev Gupta, the UK-based steel billionaire with plans to create a “solar-based” manufacturing economy in Australia, and build electric cars, is now backing a push to bring the Formula-E electric street racing series to South Australia.

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Gupta’s stunning deal to supply cheap solar to South Australian industry

Gupta’s stunning deal to supply cheap solar to South Australian industry

UK “green steel” billioinaire Sanjeev Gupta has unveiled a stunning, landmark agreement to provide cheap solar power to five major South Australian companies, promising to slash their electricity costs by up to 50 per cent.

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Adelaide shopping centres take Gupta’s lead, in 1MW shift to solar

Adelaide shopping centres take Gupta’s lead, in 1MW shift to solar

Sanjeev Gupta’s SIMEC ZEN Energy has installed 1MW of solar across four shopping centres in Adelaide, as businesses follow the UK steel billionaire’s clean energy lead.

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SA Liberals vow to continue energy transition, go big in batteries

SA Liberals vow to continue energy transition, go big in batteries

SA Liberal energy minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan vows to continue state’s dramatic energy transition, and flags support for programs that could deliver 100,000 household batteries.