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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 http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/european-energy-giant-enel-to-build-400m-solar-plant-in-port-augusta/news-story/94dfb0cd8 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.

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

2 Comments »

  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


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