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Infigen Acquires “Peaking” Gas Plant to Invest in More Renewables

To support and invest in more “cheap renewables,” Infigen Energy has recently made public its purchase of a “peaking” gas plant in New South Wales. The company claims that its latest acquisition will enable it to invest up to 400 megawatts more of renewables and it is eyeing several other wind and solar projects. Renew …

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CellCube, Pangea Energy to Build Vanadium Battery Storage in SA

A battery storage system will soon be developed in South Australia following the signed agreement between vanadium battery producer CellCube and renewables company Pangea Energy recently. The construction of the grid-scale battery is anticipated to start before the end of 2019 and expected to become fully operational in 2020. Pangea Energy is part of a …

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Tesla Battery Revenue Increases; Neoen Eyes More Battery Storage Investments

The Tesla big battery situated in South Australia has seen a significant rise in revenues and its owner, French company Neoen, is eyeing for more battery storage investments in Australia. The Hornsdale Power Reserve, which started operations in December 2017, has seen a revenue increase of 20 percent in the first three months of the …

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Oil giant Shell to take on Australian power utilities within a decade

Royal Dutch Shell says it expects to lay down a substantial challenge to Australia’s major power utilities within a decade, focusing on the power trading business and providing services to customers wanting solar, storage and electric vehicles. The plans signaled by one of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies highlight the looming threat to …

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4 Creative Ways Cities Are Transitioning To A Clean Energy Future

Mayors from cities across the U.S. are stepping up and committing to broad and inspirational action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize local energy systems. This leadership is especially critical given lack of federal climate action, but translating a mayoral commitment to reality can be a challenge. City staff face many hurdles when attempting …

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Climate Change driven extreme heat threatens health of South Australians

Extreme heat events will threaten the health of residents in south-eastern South Australia, including the major metro area of Adelaide, unless urgent action is taken to combat climate change. That’s the verdict of a new report predicting a rapid increase in the number of days over 35°C in South Australia. The ‘Heatwatch’ report by The Australia …

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Utilities are starting to invest in big batteries instead of building new power plants

You might only think about energy storage when your laptop or cellphone are running out of juice, but utilities can plug bigger versions into the electric grid. And thanks to rapidly declining lithium-ion battery prices, using energy storage to stretch electricity generation capacity. Based on our research on energy storage costs and performance in North Carolina, and our analysis of the potential role energy …

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