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by PeFe
Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

The renewables revolution rolls on..... Rooftop solar helps send South Australia grid to zero demand in world first https://535485.smushcdn.com/698061/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IKEA_Adelaide-graphic-copy.jpg?lossy=1&strip=1&webp=1 South Australia on Sunday became the first gigawatt scale gr...
by PeFe
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

South Australia needs more large batteries ! South Australia curtailed nearly as much wind and solar on Sunday as it used https://535485.smushcdn.com/698061/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/bungala-total-eren-solar.jpg?lossy=1&strip=1&webp=1 South Australia produced nearly twice as much wind and s...
by PeFe
Sat Nov 13, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [APP] Central Market Arcade Redevelopment | 124m | 38 levels
Replies: 234
Views: 75936

[APP] Re: Central Market Arcade Redevelopment | 124m | 38 levels

Two page advertisement for this development in the Weekend Australian. Never seen that before for an Adelaide apartment development. Also an article in the Real Estate section flogging off the $10 million dollar penthouse.
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by PeFe
Fri Nov 12, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

I had written in an earlier post that "pumped hydro was dead in South Australia"....well it seems not quite. One project Baroota is still trying to proceed. I am surprised by this because I believe pumped hydros costs are way above batteries and with more and larger batteries coming online...
by PeFe
Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Port Adelaide
Replies: 1068
Views: 323776

Re: News & Developments: Port Adelaide

Smithy84 wrote:
Mon Nov 08, 2021 9:36 pm
Anyone know what’s happening with the development next to the Colac Hotel? Basement and start of the lift shaft completed over a month ago but haven’t seen anyone on site in 5 weeks.
The Colac apartments are still being advertised on Realestate.com.au...........whatever that means.
by PeFe
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Quite the achievement. Has the "renewable grid" been really tested though through severe adverse conditions? The state lost power due to an unforeseen weather event that knocked out power lines, the irony of which was that the main power station is right next to the major population centr...
by PeFe
Thu Nov 04, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Another proposed solar project, with a massive amount of storage. The details are very light on at this stage. From Renew Economy World’s biggest solar and storage project proposed for South Australia https://535485.smushcdn.com/698061/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/RaygenNewbridge_120518_06-copy-1.jpg?...
by PeFe
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Renewables are absolutely "rockin it" this spring in South Australia. From Renew Economy “Remarkable:” South Australia reached 100 pct renewables nearly every day in October https://535485.smushcdn.com/698061/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/bungala-total-eren-solar.jpg?lossy=1&strip=1&w...
by PeFe
Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

The SA government has approved the Maoneng battery at Gould Creek, in the hills behind Elizabeth. From Renew Economy Maoneng secures planning approval to build biggest battery in South Australia https://535485.smushcdn.com/698061/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/gould-Creek-battery-1536x1024.jpg?lossy=1&a...
by PeFe
Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Port Bonython hydrogen latest. From Renew Economy South Australia shortlists seven renewable hydrogen projects for massive export hub South Australia has short-listed seven major renewable hydrogen projects for its proposed Port Bonython Hydrogen Hub as it ramps up plans to export wind and solar pow...
by PeFe
Fri Oct 29, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

South Australia makes big leap towards 100 pct renewables as wind and solar set free https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Port-Augusta-Renewable-Energy-Park-copy-1-scaled.jpg In the electricity grid, the transition to green energy is usually incremental. Growth in capacity and pro...
by PeFe
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Synchon condensors have been installed finally at Robertstown and Davenport allowing more renewables to enter the South Australian power grid. From The ABC Renewables rollout and electricity grid security bolstered by 'shock absorbers' in South Australia https://live-production.wcms.abc-cdn.net.au/e...
by PeFe
Sun Oct 24, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Nuclear power ( like nuclear submarines) is very very very expensive. The UK decided in 2015 to build a large nuclear reactor, Hinkley Pt C. Originally budgeted at 35 billion dollars, current estimated cost 46 billion dollars. And whenever it finally opens they will be selling their electricity at $...
by PeFe
Thu Oct 21, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 943
Views: 261583

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Possible South Australian small solar generation record today......

1317 mw at 1345 (NEM time)
by PeFe
Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: News & Discussion: CBD Retail
Replies: 3501
Views: 859830

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

Some renders from The Advertiser. Their article is behind a paywall.

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