Australian news, and some related international items

6 December REneweconomy News

  • 5B plans module pre-fab facility in Adelaide, “gigafactory” in Asia
    Australian solar plant innovators 5B have announced plans to set up a production facility in Adelaide, and potentially a “gigawatt” production line in Asia.
  • Burning coal for power “like burning dollar notes” in era of cheap solar
    Burning coal to generate electricity in era of solar at 1c/kWh makes as about as much economic sense as “burning dollar notes”, says leading researcher Martin Green.
  • Energy regulator smashes illusion of “cheap” coal power in NSW
    AER report absolves big generators of predatory bidding during demand peaks, but they hardly need to: The cost of “baseload” coal supply in NSW has jumped so high that there is no such thing as “cheap” coal generation.
  • Blockchain App that pays households to cut energy use wins Future Cities Hackathon
    Held at UTS, the hackathon brought together some of the best and brightest from the fields of sustainability, design and technology, the corporate and academic world, and the start-up community.
  • WOMADelaide announces the 2018 planet talks program
    WOMADelaide today announced the full program of speakers and presenters for The Planet Talks, its renowned series of political, social and planetary discussions hosted as part of the festival from March 10 – 12.
  • Enphase Energy roars into Indian market with the company’s largest solar installation in the Asia-Pacific region
    Occupying 67,000 square feet over six rooftops in multiple orientations, the landmark installation overcomes shading challenges to power a large, fast-moving consumer goods company.

December 6, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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