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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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Electric vehicles: SA Labor proposes no stamp duty, free rego for zero emissions cars

Electric vehicles: SA Labor proposes no stamp duty, free rego for zero emissions cars

SA Labor promises to waive stamp duty, five years of registration costs, on purchase of zero emissions cars, if it wins election.

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Germany's sonnen to manufacture solar batteries in Adelaide

Germany’s sonnen to manufacture solar batteries in Adelaide

Germany’s sonnen to build battery storage manufacturing plant in Adelaide, creating more than 400 jobs and planning 50,000 storage units.

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S.A. Labor commits to 750MW "renewable storage" target

S.A. Labor commits to 750MW “renewable storage” target

South Australia government commits to 750MW energy storage target to go with its enhanced 75 per cent renewable energy target.

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Tesla to build 250MW "virtual power plant" in South Australia

Tesla to build 250MW “virtual power plant” in South Australia

South Australia unveils plans to build 250MW “virtual power plant”, linking household rooftop solar and battery storage, in what it says will be world’s biggest. It will involve 50,000 homes, each with 5kW rooftop solar and a Tesla Powerwall 2.

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Gupta plans EV plant in Australia, powered by solar and storage

Gupta plans EV plant in Australia, powered by solar and storage

UK billionaire Sanjeev Gupta wants to use Holden facilities to build electric vehicles in Australia, underpinned by the 1GW of solar and storage planned for South Australia. Conservatives are horrified.

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Frydenberg Factcheck: Is S.A really burning 80,000l of diesel an hour to keep lights on?

Frydenberg Factcheck: Is S.A really burning 80,000l of diesel an hour to keep lights on?

Josh Frydenberg claims South Australia is burning ‘80,000 litres of diesel an hour, just to keep the lights on’. With so many half-truths floating about in the so called ‘energy debate’, it’s worth unpacking this claim.

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SA Water to install 6MW of solar PV in quest to cut power costs – to zero

SA Water to install 6MW of solar PV in quest to cut power costs – to zero

SA water utility to install 6MW of rooftop PV in effort to cut annual electricity costs from around $55m to $0 by 2020.

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A month in, Tesla's SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month in, Tesla’s SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month into operation, the Tesla lithium-ion battery at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia is already providing essential grid services.

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Why South Australia must, and will, lead world on renewables

Why South Australia must, and will, lead world on renewables

Opening of Tesla big battery this week illustrates how South Australia’s system black actually accelerated the shift to a clean energy future. The state is likely to double its renewable capacity, and lead the world on storage. It’s an inspiring story.

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Solar park to drive plastic heliostat development

Solar park to drive plastic heliostat development

A field trial to develop highly efficient solar energy heliostats made from plastic has opened in South Australia.