South Australia

AGL & Wärtsilä to Build 250MW Grid-scale BESS in South Australia

Australian integrated energy company, AGL Energy Ltd. will build a 250 MW grid-scale battery energy storage system at Torrens Islands in South Australia. The firm has announced an investment of $180 million to construct its first grid-scale BESS project and the second biggest in Australia. AGL has appointed Finnish technology major in marine and energy […]

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Amp Energy Establishes Renewable Energy Hub of South Australia

Amp Power Australia has announced the establishment of the Renewable Energy Hub of South Australia (REHSA) Amp Power Australia, the Australian operating company of global developer Amp Energy, has announced the establishment of the Renewable Energy Hub of South Australia (REHSA); a strategic portfolio of large-scale integrated Solar PV, Wind and Battery Energy Storage System […]

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Regulatory Over-reach in South Australia’s Switch-off of Household Rooftop Solar

IEEFA has detailed a ‘worrying’ precedent in South Australia where rooftop solar systems can be remotely switched off without householders’ knowledge. A new briefing note from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) details a ‘worrying’ precedent in South Australia where new measures allow for rooftop solar systems to be remotely switched off […]

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Neoen to Build Renewable Super Hub in South Australia

Neoen has unveiled its plans for a massive new renewable super hub in South Australia featuring wind, solar and battery storage facilities. Neoen Australia, a subsidiary of French renewable energy producer Neoen, and the company that operates the world’s largest Lithium-ion battery has unveiled its plans for a massive new renewable super hub in South […]

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Jinkosolar Supplies High Efficiency Solar Modules to Green Light Contractors

These modules will be used in the Bungala Solar Farm near Port Augusta, South Australia, which is owned by a joint venture between Enel Green Power and Dutch Infrastructure Fund. One of the leading PV modules supplier JinkoSolar Holding has supplied 275.4 MWdc high efficiency modules to Green Light Contractors. These modules will be used in the Bungala […]

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World’s Biggest Solar Plant Achieves Essential Milestone in Development

The 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant in Nevada, the world’s first utility-scale solar warm power plant—gloats that Aurora’s monstrous 1,100 megawatt-hours of capacity will give eight hours of full load control after dim. South Australia—home to the world’s biggest battery—is one bit nearer to likewise facilitating the world’s biggest solar warm power plant following […]

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Elon Musk Won US$50 Million In A Bet to Build A Huge Battery In 100 Days

Musk took it as a challenge in order to solve South Australia’s power woes which had witnessed a state-wide blackout. Tesla and SpaceX Founder and entrepreneur Elon Musk has won a bet for building a giant battery in a record time of 100 days, $50 million was on stake during the bet and Musk has […]

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SolarReserve Signs Agreement with South Australian Government for 150MW Solar Thermal Project with Energy Storage

The first of its kind in Australia, the Aurora Solar Energy Project will utilize SolarReserve’s leading solar thermal technology with integrated molten salt energy storage. SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 megawatt solar thermal power station with 8 hours of energy storage near the town of Port Augusta, […]

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