What killed the Port Augusta solar tower project? Was it the new transmission link to NSW? Or was it problems with its own technology?
Plans for the world’s biggest solar tower and molten salt storage plant near Port Augusta fall through after US company failed to secure funding.
SolarReserve signs MOU with Heliostat SA to manufacture and assemble the heliostat components for world-leading 150MW solar tower and molten salt storage facility proposed for Port Augusta.
SolarReserve may add up to 70MW of solar PV to world-leading solar tower and storage project to boost output at peak times and reduce purchases from grid.
100-megawatt Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project in Northern Cape, with 1,200 megawatt-hours of energy storage, will reliably deliver non-intermittent power to South Africa’s electricity grid – even well after the sun has set.
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.
SolarReserve’s flagship solar tower and storage project is still falling short of design targets. Does it deserve public money?
SolarReserve says its winning solar tower and molten salt storage project can deliver dispatchable, renewable power at just $78/MWh. Why so low?
Dubai auction attracts $95/MWh offer for solar tower and storage, a record low.
Coalition seeks feedback on Port Augusta solar tower funding, but already appears to have agreed to equity funds rather than loan.