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by PeFe
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Elizabeth & Salisbury
Replies: 225
Views: 83296

Re: News & Developments: Elizabeth & Salisbury

Yes its definitely a Ramada Hotel for Elizabeth. From the Urban Developer Ramada Hotel Set to Open in Adelaide https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/tud-media/assets/images/16c68e73-9f7d-4200-b226-819c2cb32259/16c68e73-9f7d-4200-b226-819c2cb32259-720.webp Work is set to begin in October on a $90 m...
by PeFe
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4155
Views: 588887

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains

At least this means that Flinders Link construction is getting closer.....after all when the link was first announced it was due to be finished in 2019.....
by PeFe
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 598
Views: 105717

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Gupta has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to build the Cultana solar farm. Shanghai Electric to build Gupta’s 280 MW Cultana Solar Farm The Chinese electrical equipment giant will build the first project of Simec Energy Australia’s landmark US$1 billion, 1GW dispatchable renewable energy ...
by PeFe
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Buses
Replies: 705
Views: 123392

Re: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Buses

And now the South Australian government are looking for a site for a Flinders bus interchange !!!! In 2019 we can't get this right and do it at the same time as the Flinders link extension.......!!!!! Medium to long term planning in South Australia is absolutely woeful.........D-............!!!!!!! ...
by PeFe
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 276902

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

New fares for Metrocard/Ticket Fare Changes 2019 When: From Sunday 7 July 2019 From Sunday, 7 July 2019 new fares will apply for all Adelaide Metro bus, train and tram services: In line with previous years, fares will increase by approximately 2%. The one-off purchase fee for MetroCARDs will be re-i...
by PeFe
Thu May 30, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 276902

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

My quick costing : car v public transport in Adelaide. Car : new car every 5 years at average cost of $25,000 per car = $5000 per year.........$1000 rego/insurance......$60 per week on petrol = $3120 repairs/maintenance $2000........parking $200 Total for car : $11,320 Public transport : 12 times $9...
by PeFe
Tue May 28, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 598
Views: 105717

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Gupta's battery plan for Port Augusta has been revealed. From Renew Economy Gupta seeks regulatory approval for 135MW battery near Port Augusta Sanjeev Gupta’s energy offshoot has sought formal regulatory approval for his proposed 135MW/100MWh battery to be located near Port Augusta, part of a suite...
by PeFe
Tue May 28, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 276902

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

Free public transport....nothing is free.....it just means someone else is paying. The tax payers and businesses of South Australia would be slugged more by denying people the responsibility of contributing directly to the cost of their transportation. And not being a big fan of Stephen Knoll, I hav...
by PeFe
Sun May 26, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 295-297 Pirie Street | 60m | 16 Levels | Apartments
Replies: 166
Views: 59919

[U/C] Re: 295-297 Pirie Street | 60m | 16 Levels | Apartments

I can't see the photo....can anybody else?
by PeFe
Wed May 22, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Tonsley
Replies: 163
Views: 77998

Re: News & Developments: Tonsley

Not a big fan based on the current render, and I know its only out in suburbia, but cant we have something better than this lego-boxy-cheap shit?
by PeFe
Wed May 22, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: #Official Energy Thread
Replies: 228
Views: 65269

Re: #Official Energy Thread

Wind causes less frost.....here is a Wikipedia article to explain why. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frost That article from The Advertiser made me cringe...the journalist took the sensationalist road "Fierce Opposition to Wind Farms!!!!" 10 people holding placards.... and as for their claims.... "W...
by PeFe
Fri May 17, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 598
Views: 105717

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Another battery proposal for Port Augusta. CellCube to build huge grid scale vanadium battery in South Australia Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have signed an agreement to build a 50MW/200MWh battery storage system alongside a solar farm in South Australia. Cons...
by PeFe
Sat May 11, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 276902

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

Ok so where are the figures that say that public transport usage has declined in the last 3 years? There has been no release of theses numbers (as far as I have noticed....) Depends how you look at it. Overall usage has increased, but bus patronage has decreased. 2015-16: Bus 41.104m Tram 8.885m Tr...
by PeFe
Fri May 10, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy
Replies: 1855
Views: 276902

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Service & Policy

From In Daily Mass DPTI staff shift to SA Public Transport Authority Hundreds of public servants will soon be transferred to the newly-minted SA Public Transport Authority, kicking off the Marshall Government’s key bureaucratic reform to curb declining patronage. https://indaily.com.au/wp-content/up...
by PeFe
Thu May 09, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 598
Views: 105717

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Battery at Lake Bonney wind farm is running behind schedule. Tesla big battery at Lake Bonney wind farm faces connection delays The latest Tesla big battery to be installed in Australia’s main grid – at the Lake Bonney wind farm in South Australia – is facing connection delays and is now not likely ...