Australian news, and some related international items

22 November REneweconomy news

  • ACCIONA announces new head of Australian energy business
    ACCIONA has appointed Brett Wickham as the new Managing Director of its Australian energy business.
  • Spain: The high cost of political interference in power markets
    Spain is the latest example of governments intervening in power markets to prop up gas, coal and nuclear power, including capacity and “grid reliability” payments.
  • Conservatives attack storage report as “eco-evangelism”, Finkel responds
    Conservatives says new report on battery storage is just “eco-evangelism”. This is what chief scientist Alan Finkel said in response.
  • Hunter Valley biofuel facility to advance ethanol production
    As part of a $48 million project, Ethtec aims to construct a $30 million purpose built pilot-scale facility based in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.
  • Schott: Modelling assumptions change, but result more or less the same
    Schott scolds government for “spitting the dummy” on Clean Energy Target, but defends design of NEG, saying it clear that more renewables have weakened energy system.
  • New Tesla roadster will be the fastest production car ever
    If the Corvette is the halo car for Chevrolet and General Motors, the new Roadster will be the halo car for Tesla.
  • Know your NEM: Waiting for COAG to vote on the NEG
    Federal Government is something of a lame duck and, in our view, lacks moral authority in the area of energy policy.

November 22, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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