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by PeFe
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

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: 932
Views: 255010

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: 932
Views: 255010

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: 3500
Views: 846608

Re: News & Discussion: CBD Retail

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

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by PeFe
Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

For those of you interested in the nuclear power debate I have recently read an article that summarises all the arguments quite neatly. And who wrote this article? A journalist at The Australian, Financial Review, The Guardian or even the ABC? No.....it was written by Adelaidian Ronald Brakels for S...
by PeFe
Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

BHP to source electricity for its Olympic Downs mine from the Iberdrola solar and wind farm at Port Augusta. From Renew Economy BHP signs landmark renewable energy deal for huge Olympic Dam mine https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Port-Augusta-Renewable-Energy-Park-copy-scaled.jpg...
by PeFe
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [APP] 88 O'Connell Street | 63m | 13, 13 and 15 Levels | Mixed Use
Replies: 1145
Views: 294440

[APP] Re: 88 O'Connell Street | 63m | 13, 13 and 15 Levels | Mixed Use

The In Daily article 'Strong sales' for redeveloped Le Cornu site ahead of construction The developer tasked with transforming North Adelaide’s notoriously vacant old Le Cornu site says he has already sold 20 per cent of the value of the $250 million project, with the majority of interest coming fro...
by PeFe
Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] M2 North-South Motorway
Replies: 5395
Views: 1107092

[U/C] Re: M2 North-South Motorway

The Super Way is 2.8 kms....I think this proposal looks more like 10 kms...
by PeFe
Sat Oct 02, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] M2 North-South Motorway
Replies: 5395
Views: 1107092

[U/C] Re: M2 North-South Motorway

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A transport bureaucrat has suggested building a sky freeway instead of a South Road tunnel in an Advertiser article I am unable to upload.

I am sure sky rail works but a sky freeway?......What happens if there is a major accident? How do you clear the road????
by PeFe
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

The NSW government have approved the final phase of NSW-SA interconnector. Gas will be the biggest loser out of this. From The Australian Financial Review NSW gives key transmission line to SA green light The NSW government has given the green light to the new $2.3 billion South Australia-NSW interc...
by PeFe
Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 260 Flinders Street | 84m/74m | 24/21 Levels | Mixed Use
Replies: 370
Views: 147222

[U/C] Re: 260 Flinders Street | 84m/74m | 24/21 Levels | Mixed Use

Bit of advertising fluff about the hotel Construction now underway at Vibe Hotel Adelaide The entry of the Vibe brand to South Australia will complete the generational mixed-use development of the Flinders East precinct. https://cdn.hotelmanagement.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/31114057/Vibe-Hot...
by PeFe
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Personally I think we should stick to what is happening in South Australia and what South Australia needs to do to get to o a 100% renewables. Questions relating what the whole of Australia has to do is too broad....do you really want to spend hours researching potential wind conditions in 40 differ...
by PeFe
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Wind power should not be written off just yet. It still may be able to provide large amounts of power during "lulls" in early evening....offshore wind. There is a proposal for a 600mw proposal for a wind farm off Kingscote SE. What sort of output this gives during totally still evenings is...
by PeFe
Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 932
Views: 255010

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

If solar and wind are so cheap, how come bills keep going sky high? Electricity prices in SA are coming down. The retail price is made up from 3 components 1) wholesale price 2)transmission fee for using poles and wires 3) retail margin Ask your retailer why their prices are so high, or why SAPN fe...