Australian news, and some related international items

17 August More REneweconomy News

  • Turnbull doesn’t need new baseload, he just needs some balls
    No-one wants to invest in new baseload power. It makes no economic, or environmental sense. Deep down, Malcolm Turnbull understands this, but does he have the courage of his convictions, if that is what they were, to overcome the nonsense from the conservative ideologues?
  • WA could be solar exporter, but it needs a solar industry first
    Report says WA’s Pilbara must first establish local solar industry if it wants to offer Indonesia competitive rates on PV generation.
  • AGL hits pause on virtual power plant in technology “rethink”
    AGL tells its “virtual power plant” customers in Adelaide their installation will be delayed while it reviews technology choices for the program.
  • New demand management plan could match “half a Hazelwood”
    AER’s proposed demand management scheme could deliver flexible capacity equivalent to half the closed Hazelwood coal-plant.
  • Hundreds register interest in Qld renewables + storage auction
    Queensland’s 400MW reverse auction for renewables and energy storage has been flooded with interest.
  • Wind and solar produce three times more energy than IEA admits
    The IEA energy statistics underestimates the role of wind and solar in the world’s energy mix – by a factor of three. Here’s why.
  • Vector to boost its smart energy solutions
    Vector will be expanding its energy storage options for residential, industrial, and commercial customers, starting with LG Chem’s battery storage products.
  • Delta Electricity engages Entura to support Vales Point solar farm
    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been appointed by Delta Electricity to provide engineering services to support the development of the proposed Vales Point power station solar farm.
  • Battery storage: Who’s leading on quality and brand recognition?
    Tesla and LG Chem are leading the battery storage market in terms of brand recognition, but the issue of quality throws up some other names.

August 29, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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