Australian news, and some related international items

8 December More REneweconomy news

  • Rooftop solar: Australia’s greatest opportunity – and its greatest risk

    Why rooftop solar could be one of the grid’s greatest assets but also one of its greatest threats if not properly managed. Here’s what AEMO thinks needs to be done.
  • Coal versus cricket in India
    Will the interruption of match in New Delhi between India and Sri Lanka by toxic smog finally spur the Indian Government to take coal plant pollution seriously?
  • Campoona mining project approved to produce ultra-pure graphite for batteries
    Archer Exploration has been granted approval for its Campoona graphite project, north of Cleve on the Eyre Peninsula.
  • NSW signs LGC off-take deal with Neoen’s Dubbo solar farm
    NSW signs deal to buy LGC’s from Neoen’s Dubbo solar farm, and says “this lays the foundation for more renewable energy procurement.”
  • Zen Energy gets retail licence to launch “base-load” renewable product
    Zen Energy gets electricity retailer licence to offer “baseload renewable energy” product and proceed with 1GW solar and storage facility at the Whyalla Steelworks.
  • Newcrest snubs solar for coal power, but was it a good deal?
    Gold miner Newcrest decides against solar farm to help power its Cadia mine in NSW, highlighting the challenges for renewable developers.

December 8, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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