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by PeFe
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

We will be seeing a lot headlines like this one. From Renew Economy Solar reaches 80 per cent share of demand in South Australia on Saturday https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Tailem-Bend-Solar-Farm-Vena.jpg Solar power continues to set stunning new milestones in the renewable st...
by PeFe
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

More on Lake Bonney battery. From Renew Economy Infigen says Lake Bonney big battery energised and registered https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lake-bonney-battery-.jpg Listed renewable energy developer and operator Infigen Energy says its delayed battery storage installation at...
by PeFe
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Battery at Lake Bonney wind farm delayed. From Renew Economy New Tesla big battery at Lake Bonney wind farm delayed again https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/bonney-battery-wind.jpg The second Tesla big battery planned for South Australia next to the 275MW Lake Bonney wind farm ha...
by PeFe
Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Article from Renew Economy describing pilot project where power from renewables is used to make hydrogen, which is blended with natural gas, in turn producing electricity...... Adelaide steps closer to renewable hydrogen as electrolyser approved for Tonsley https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/upl...
by PeFe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Neoen (majority owner of Hornsdale Power Reserve ie the big battery at Jamestown) has released a financial statement detailing their last 6 months earnings. A few interesting insights about the economics and earning capacity of renewables. From Renew Economy Tesla big battery “still operating superb...
by PeFe
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 275858

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

It works pretty well on my Android phone.

Try deleting it and re-installing it.
by PeFe
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Really interesting article from Renew Economy discussing integrating South Australia's wind and solar resources into a possible future hydrogen based fuel society. If you don't understand what a "hydrogen based economy" is, then this the article for you. South Australia unveils plans for 100% renewa...
by PeFe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Llessur2002 wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:29 pm
That'll be $7.99 thanks.
The cheque is in the mail.
by PeFe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

It looks like the proposed Highbury pumped hydro project in the Adelaide hills has failed according to The Advertiser. https://www.adelaidenow.com.au/subscribe/news/1/?sourceCode=AAWEB_WRE170_a&dest=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.adelaidenow.com.au%2Fmessenger%2Feast-hills%2F440-million-pumped-hydro-scheme-at-hi...
by PeFe
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Another big battery coming to South Australia, at the Solar River project From Renew Economy GE to supply world’s biggest battery for South Australia Solar River project https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/GE-Reservoir-copy.jpg The supplier of what has been touted as “one of the l...
by PeFe
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Big new proposal near Burra. From Renew Economy Neoen unveils massive wind, solar battery project in South Australia https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/tesla-battery-hornsdale.jpg Neoen Australia has unveiled a massive new wind, solar and battery project for South Australia, addi...
by PeFe
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Her Majesty’s Theatre Expansion
Replies: 98
Views: 38796

[U/C] Re: Her Majesty’s Theatre Expansion

Mural proposed for Her Majesty's blank wall. From In Daily Mural design revealed for new-look Her Majesty's Theatre A huge mural featuring South Australian native plants and flowers will grace the side of the newly completed Her Majesty’s Theatre when it reopens in 2020 after a major $66 million red...
by PeFe
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

And for some more good news...SA Water is embarking on a solar farm/battery building process to make themselves energy self-sufficient. As a large electricity user this will good news during heatwaves when demand is down 150 mw because SA Water can supply their own power. From Utility Magazine Morga...
by PeFe
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 595
Views: 104529

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

But that is what these generators were about, meeting peak demand and now we don't have them for that. We didn't save $400m and get the same outcome, we lost $200m and accepted we don't want to meet peak demand for an extra $400m. The generators were going to cost the South Australian taxpayers $60...