Australian news, and some related international items

27 October REneweconomy news

  • SunPower, AES team up for major solar + storage project on Hawaii
    SunPower and AES join forces to build 28MW solar with a 20MW, 5-hour battery storage system on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i.
  • Redflow battery plant under construction in Thailand
    Redflow says Thai factory will be rolling out zinc-bromine flow batteries by end 2017, after work on the plant started this week.
  • ACT eyes electric vehicle target, after ‘nation-leading’ renewables success
    Report recommends ACT electric vehicle target to “clearly guide” market, and incentives for EV uptake, in next-round climate policy.
  • Game 1 of US baseball world series breaks heat record
    This is what climate change looks like: first game of baseball world series played in 103°F heat. The average for this time of year is 75°F.
  • Amid devastation, Tesla begins restoring power in Puerto Rico
    Current estimates suggest 80% of Puerto Rico is still without power, but thanks to Elon Musk’s efforts at least one children’s hospital has been able to turn the lights on.
  • Private car ownership is ridiculously wasteful
    Here’s a question: how big is the entire power plant fleet in your country compared to the fleet of vehicles?

October 26, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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