Australian news, and some related international items

1 November More REneweconomy news

  • Gupta plans to take Sydney, Melbourne steel plants 100% renewable
    Gupta says bigger steel plants in Sydney and Melbourne will go 100% renewable, and there is no reason why an aluminium smelter could not follow.
  • Five reasons not to build new coal plant in Queensland
    Climate Council report on Queensland renewables offers timely reminder that building a new coal plant in the state’s north is a terrible idea.
  • Explainer: The big 3 projects making South Australia capital of battery storage
    The 100MW/100MWh battery storage project proposed for Whyalla is one of three big projects that will make South Australia the leader in battery storage, as well as wind and solar.
  • NEG must grow new renewable energy capacity, not shrink it
    It remains unclear how the NEG will ensure the investor confidence required to deliver a strong pipeline of new clean energy projects.
  • Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance
    Battery of the Nation would double Tasmania’s renewable energy capacity from 2,500MW to about 5,000MW, through a combination of pumped hydro storage development, private wind power development, and boosting the efficiency of existing hydropower assets.
  • Vector wins new Australian smart metering contract
    Vector has announced it has executed a contract to provide metering services to EnergyAustralia with an initial three-year deployment period that will commence before the end of 2017.
  • LONGi selected into “New China Nifty 50” by Goldman Sachs
    Recently, the world’s largest investment bank Goldman Sachs selected 50 stocks reflecting the Chinese economy at the new stage, known as the “New China Nifty 50”.

November 1, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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