Australian news, and some related international items

New $400 million solar farm for Port Augusta.

European energy giant Enel to build $400m solar plant in Port Augusta Adam Langenberg, Political reporter, The Advertiser, October 9, 2017 EUROPEAN energy giant Enel has received final approval for a $400 million solar farm on the outskirts of Port Augusta.


October 9, 2017 - Posted by | solar, South Australia


  1. Wow

    Comment by pvcann | October 9, 2017 | Reply

  2. 585 hectare of land cleared for 275 MW of electricity. This amounts to about 25metre x 25metre for 10kW; that is roughly what an average existing house roof can supply. Is this a good idea?

    Do we want centralised, corporate controlled, electricity generation or distributed, consumer controlled, electricity generation?

    Comment by Dennis Matthews | October 11, 2017 | Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: