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Australian news, and some related international items

9 August REneweconomy news

 

  • Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive
    The transition to a clean, affordable and equitable supply of energy is finely on the agenda in Australia, compounded by soaring electricity prices and the mostly favourable response to the Finkel review.
  • SA’s energy policy: five steps forward, two steps back
    South Australia’s energy security target could increase electricity prices while providing an incentive for power companies to pump out more carbon emissions.
  • Queenslanders blame something they don’t have – renewables – for rising energy bills
    Queenslanders apparently blame renewables for price rises, even though they have any. But don’t get between a poll and a Murdoch campaign.
  • Poles and wires: Consumers using less, paying more
    Malcolm Turnbull should have a word with network owners and regulators this week, as well as the gentailers. Network charges per unit of electricity have more than doubled.
Tesla Powerpack battery added to wind turbine at NZ salt factory
In “Australasian first”, 250kW Tesla Powerpack added to 660kw wind turbine, to provide 75 per cent of energy for NZ salt manufacturer.
  • Tesla, Zen, Lyon slam S.A. energy security target as industrial “relic”
    Tesla, Zen, Lyon and others slam South Australia’s proposed energy security target, saying it lacks technical expertise and will deliver windfall profits to incumbent gas generators, and not encourage new technologies like battery storage.
  • Know your NEM: The profits CLP didn’t make from Australian brown coal
    The interesting takeaway from EnergyAustralia’s interim results, and other news from the NEM week that was.
  • Tesla says favouring gas akin to choosing paper records over digital files
    Tesla says battery storage can deliver many grid services provided by gas generators, and thinking otherwise is like supporting paper records over digital files.
  • Tesla seeks $1.5bn bond offering while shifting solar strategy
    Tesla is emphasising profitability from its solar business, which has undergone significant transformation since the company bought SolarCity.
    Tesla Powerpack battery added to wind turbine at NZ salt factory
    In “Australasian first”, 250kW Tesla Powerpack added to 660kw wind turbine, to provide 75 per cent of energy for NZ salt manufacturer.
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August 9, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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