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Australian news, and some related international items

Gippsland town volunteers for micro-grid trial to reduce dependence on main grid — RenewEconomy

The town of Heyfield 200km east of Melbourne will be the guinea pig for new microgrid technology in a study led by UTS. The post Gippsland town volunteers for micro-grid trial to reduce dependence on main grid appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Gippsland town volunteers for micro-grid trial to reduce dependence on main grid — RenewEconomy

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Australia cannot afford to allow coal generators to hijack clean energy transition — RenewEconomy

Regulators overseeing the new energy market rules for Australia’s main grid must push back against the attempts by the coal lobby to hijack the process. The post Australia cannot afford to allow coal generators to hijack clean energy transition appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Australia cannot afford to allow coal generators to hijack clean energy transition — RenewEconomy

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Solar panels installers on notice in safety blitz — RenewEconomy

Metropolitan and regional installers of rooftop solar panels can expect an unannounced visit from SafeWork’s inspectors as the work health and safety regulator targets heightened risk associated with a boom in demand. The post Solar panels installers on notice in safety blitz appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Solar panels installers on notice in safety blitz — RenewEconomy

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“Days of high solar tariffs are over”: Victoria regulator slashes FiT by one third — RenewEconomy

Victoria regulator says the days of high solar tariffs are over, as minimum FiT is slashed by one third due to falling wholesale prices. The post “Days of high solar tariffs are over”: Victoria regulator slashes FiT by one third appeared first on RenewEconomy.

“Days of high solar tariffs are over”: Victoria regulator slashes FiT by one third — RenewEconomy

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Renewable Energy Zones, network expansions, added to Infrastructure Priority List — RenewEconomy

Renewable Energy Zones and large-scale storage added to the federal government’s Infrastructure Priority List. The post Renewable Energy Zones, network expansions, added to Infrastructure Priority List appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Renewable Energy Zones, network expansions, added to Infrastructure Priority List — RenewEconomy

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AusNet pushes case for route through Victoria to unlock wind and solar — RenewEconomy

AusNet releases its preferred route for major new transmission link through Victoria to address “Rhombus of Regret” and unlock new wind and solar projects. The post AusNet pushes case for route through Victoria to unlock wind and solar appeared first on RenewEconomy.

AusNet pushes case for route through Victoria to unlock wind and solar — RenewEconomy

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Fukushima Disaster & Tokyo Olympics — limitless life

Disaster in Fukushima and 2020 Tokyo Olympics By Former Ast. Prof. in Research Reactor Instute of Kyoto University On February 11th 2011 a severe earthquake struck the Tōhoku region in Japan causing several Tsunami waves which hit the pacific coast of Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate prefectures causing a power failure at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power […]

Fukushima Disaster & Tokyo Olympics — limitless life

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Radioactive Materials in Black Rockfish Off Fukushima Coast: Shipment Suspended — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

February 22, 2021, 7:09 pm The Fukushima Prefectural Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (FISHMA) has suspended shipments of a fish called “Kurosoy” that was landed on February 22 in an experimental fishery off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture. This is the first time in about two years that radioactive materials exceeding the standard have been detected […]

Radioactive Materials in Black Rockfish Off Fukushima Coast: Shipment Suspended — Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Containment Vessel Water Level Continues to Drop Due to Earthquake

Fukushima 311 Watchdogs

February 23, 2021, 5:05 PM

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) summarized the impact of the February 13 earthquake on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on February 22, and said that the water level in the containment vessel that houses the reactor continues to drop. The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has said that water injection is continuing and that there are no safety issues at present, but has called for tighter monitoring.

At the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, water is being injected to cool the melted down nuclear fuel, but the water level in the containment vessels of the Unit 1 and Unit 3 reactors has dropped by several dozen centimeters and has been on a downward trend ever since.

In addition, nitrogen has been injected into the containment vessel to prevent hydrogen explosions and increase the pressure, but in the Unit 1 reactor, the pressure gauge that measures…

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February 26 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “How The Race For Renewable Energy Is Reshaping Global Politics” • Andrew Forrest, chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, searched the world for five months to find sites for hydropower and geothermal energy. The experience told him that in fifteen years, energy will be completely changed.  And that will change politics globally. [InsideClimate News] […]

February 26 Energy News — geoharvey

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