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UK-based billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is looking to buy equipment from and use part of the old Holden factory in South Australia to create an...
Sophie Vorath, RenewEconomy US battery maker Tesla has again been selected to team up with French renewables developer Neoen on another ground-breaking Australian project; this...
Australian Energy Market Operator CEO Audrey Zibelman says Australia will be a world leader in the transition to a smarter and cheaper renewables based-grid, and trying to resist that change is like trying to stop the internet.
The South Australian government is expected to announce the winner, or winners, of its 100MW battery storage tender in the next week, and will need to do if it is to have the equipment installed by the coming summer as planned.
Australia’s principal energy markets policy maker has waved through a rule change that could accelerate the use of battery storage to provide grid stability as more renewables enter the market. But the decision may reinforce the dominance of the big fossil fuel utilities.
At RenewEconomy’s Energy Disruption conference in Sydney this week there were lots of talk, lots of slides, lots of ideas about the future of the country’s energy system. It’s quite clear, as AGL Energy boss Andy Vesey admitted, that nothing will stay the same.
The battery storage revolution is taking hold in Australia, and may even occur quicker than most pundits thought – despite lingering uncertainty about whether consumers will actually be saving any money in the short term.
Last week’s presentation by US company Tesla, and a similar recent announcement by German battery manufacturer Seimens, could see thousands of north coast residents abandoning the power grid as early as next year.
Australia’s most prominent renewable energy journalist has warned that a privatised electricity distribution network, as promised by the Coalition parties if they are returned to government, will need ‘a new business model’ to ensure its survival.
Remember back in the bad old days when you used either a PC or Mac? Those were your choices, and never the twain could meet. They were so many miles apart in operations that they were like different countries with different languages and appearances
Northern Rivers-based trade unionist and MBA student Asren Pugh has announced his candidature for Byron Shire Mayor in September’s local government elections on behalf of Country Labor.