Australian news, and some related international items

28 October REneweconomy news

  • Graph of the Day: Negative prices in windy South Australia
    South Australia electricity prices plunge into negative territory.
  • A coal-based grid in 2030 will make Australia un-competitive
    Builder of world’s first wind, solar and battery storage project in Queensland says renewables will beat even existing coal within a few years, and relying on a coal and gas fired grid in 2030 will make the Australian economy uncompetitive.
  • Climate peace in our time?
    Pressure could mount to set a significantly tighter emissions target for the electricity sector – which does not bode well for a climate truce.
  • Solar-powered Sion completes successful test-drive tour
    Sono Motors is approaching the end of a successful test drive tour of its new Sion all-electric vehicle.
  • Victoria big solar pipeline adds two new projects
    A 120MW solar project is being proposed for Glenrowan by ESCO Pacific, and planning approval secured for 30MW project in the Gannawarra Shire.
  • World-first “solar train” about to be launched in Byron Bay
    A world-first “solar train”, including Kokam batteries and flexible panels supplied by solar pioneer Zhengrong Shi, is about to make its debut in Byron Bay.
  • The NEG: No guarantee of success
    Far from being a “solution” to Australia’s power sector ills, the NEG, in its current state, raises as many questions as it purports to answer.

October 27, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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