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Category: South Australian Government

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Speed of Australia's energy transition hostage to Marshall law

Speed of Australia’s energy transition hostage to Marshall law

Election of Steve Marshall – and expectation he will be a vassal of Coalition in Canberra – likely to do more damage to country’s renewable energy transition than that of his state. Jay Weatherill will be missed, but he leaves SA with huge momentum.

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Marshall's first promise as SA premier: Kill Tesla battery plan

Marshall’s first promise as SA premier: Kill Tesla battery plan

New SA Premier Steven Marshall vows to scrap Tesla’s plans for world’s biggest virtual power plant targeting low income households, in favour of a $100 million subsidy for those homes already with solar.

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Gupta gets $10 million SA loan to trump Tesla's big battery

Gupta gets $10 million SA loan to trump Tesla’s big battery

$10 million loan from SA Government to help Sanjeev Gupta steal crown of “world’s biggest lithium ion battery” from Tesla’s Elon Musk.

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South Australia's renewable energy future hanging by a thread

South Australia’s renewable energy future hanging by a thread

Just two days out from South Australia’s state poll, the result is in the balance, and so too is the fate of its status as a world leader in renewable energy. The outcome will also have huge bearing on the pace of the energy transition for the whole of the country.

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Five myths about South Australia's renewable energy

Five myths about South Australia’s renewable energy

The South Australia state election is two days away, so it’s time to debunk some of the favourite renewable energy myths that are doing the rounds.

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Wind farm proves it can provide cheaper, more precise grid security than gas generators

Wind farm proves it can provide cheaper, more precise grid security than gas generators

Trials by Hornsdale wind farm, next to the Tesla big battery, show that wind turbines can deliver cheaper and “more precise” grid security services than conventional gas generators.

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Greens EV policy calls for ban on new petrol cars by 2030

Greens EV policy calls for ban on new petrol cars by 2030

Greens unveil policy promising to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2030, cut tax and rego costs for EVs, and to fund charging infrastructure.

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Oz Minerals looks to solar and storage, signs line deal with solar tower plant

Oz Minerals looks to solar and storage, signs line deal with solar tower plant

Oz Minerals to build solar and storage plant at flagship mine in first move to use renewables to supply big mining projects. It also signs a deal to share costs of new transmission line with developer of solar tower plant.

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Biggest joke about NEG? It addresses just minutes of outages

Biggest joke about NEG? It addresses just minutes of outages

Updated: Much-hyped National Energy Guarantee will address problems that cause just a minute or two of outages a year, and is “pointless” on emissions. Coalition urged instead to aim for 70% renewables.

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Adelaide Uni to add 2MWh vanadium battery system, 1.2MW solar

Adelaide Uni to add 2MWh vanadium battery system, 1.2MW solar

University to install 1.2MW of solar and a 0.5MW/2MWh vanadium flow redox battery system, cut its grid electricity consumption by 40%.

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Neoen plans world's biggest solar + wind powered hydrogen hub in S.A.

Neoen plans world’s biggest solar + wind powered hydrogen hub in S.A.

EXCLUSIVE: Neoen, operator of the Tesla big battery, now plan a “hydrogen super-hub” in South Australia with 150MW of solar, 150MW of wind, a 50MW hydrogen electrolyser and up to 400MWh of battery storage.