BHP signs deal with Australia’s largest hybrid wind and solar project to supply much of the power needs of its giant Olympic Dam mine.
1414 gets backing from Woodside for its thermal energy storage technology it says is “simpler” than hydrogen.
Transgrid study says Australia could – and should – be 100% renewable powered by 2035, with all coal generation phased out by 2032.
The Kurri Kurri gas generator makes no sense: It has only six hours storage and can’t compete against faster, cheaper, cleaner batteries.
If Australia joins others in committing to net zero emissions by 2050, it will need to have a zero carbon grid by around 2035 to get there.
Alinta admits to being “caught out” by price spikes since 5-minute settlement, and is flagging changes to cap contracts, and maybe a big battery.
Alinta plans 1GW plus offshore wind farm and the first wind farm in the Pilbara as part of a $6 billion investment in renewables and storage.
Transgrid may be forced to buy a pair of ageing, dirty diesel generators – rather than investing in a world-leading renewable micro-grid – due to Australia’s regulatory regime.
Genex chooses Tesla Megapack batteries for its 100MWh Bouldercombe project in Queensland.
Italian energy giant Enel to treble its renewable energy capacity by 2030 and fast-track its exit from coal power to 2027.