The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $8 million in funding to Neoen Australia for an expansion of the Tesla-built Hornsdale Power Reserve battery in South Australia. The $71 million project will see the current battery, which is already the largest in the world, expanded to demonstrate the ability for grid-scale batteries to provide … Continue reading World’s largest battery to be expanded
A new cyber security training facility has officially opened at TAFE SA to provide hands-on training in protection against cyber threats. The new facility, the Training Centre, is located at TAFE SA’s Adelaide City Campus and features a red “attack” room and blue “defence” room that provides students with real-life scenarios, simulations and testing opportunities. … Continue reading Cyber security training centre opens at Adelaide TAFE campus
A new grid-scale battery is now up and running at the Dalrymple substation on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula. Construction of the 30 MW / 8 MWh grid-scale battery was completed in April 2018. The $30 million Energy Storage for Commercial Renewable Integration (ESCRI) project has been commissioned and tested and is now live and connected … Continue reading New grid-scale battery powering South Australia
An energy production and trading scheme designed for the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide will incorporate one of Australia’s largest rooftop solar arrays to provide energy to businesses and homes within the growing precinct. The South Australian project will be delivered by Enwave Energy, a subsidiary of Enwave Australia. Enwave Australia CEO Cameron Evans said … Continue reading Enwave Australia wins bid to build energy network in Adelaide
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has confirmed it is working with the South Australian Government to develop a financing package to support the accelerated delivery of Australia’s largest grid-scale battery storage project, for the South Australian energy market.
The South Australian government has announced its plan to spend $500 million on a new gas-fired power plant and battery storage system, in an effort to stabilise the state’s energy supply.
Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has talked of an “urgent” need to increase gas supplies to improve energy security. But how much extra gas do we need? And how do we square this with the equally pressing need to reduce our use of fossil fuels?
Tiny metallic-gold particles are being used to convert sunlight into fuel, in a technology developed in SA to store solar energy as an alternative to battery storage.
UK-based business RDM Group, the company behind the LUTZ Pathfinder and Pod Zero vehicles, will establish an office in Adelaide, South Australia, adding to the city’s reputation as a hub for driverless car technology.
An Australian manufacturer is using the Internet of Things (IoT) to tackle fuel theft across the globe.
A raft of South Australian companies are taking their sustainable water cleaning technologies and selling them to the world.
AGL Energy Limited is building a virtual power plant in Adelaide to service homes and small businesses, in a prototype that could be rolled out nationally.
South Australia has suffered another major blackout overnight, with 200,000 homes and businesses losing power. It has been referred to as another example of the state’s “energy crisis”.
Companies, industry bodies, research institutions and other organisations are invited to submit creative proposals to the South Australian government which will accelerate the development and implementation of connected and autonomous vehicle technology.
The world’s most precise clock has been fine-tuned to boost radar and quantum computing capabilities.
A Lego model of an Australian city is helping to illustrate the potential of smart technology.
Based on an analysis from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the sudden loss of half of South Australia’s wind power was the main contributing factor to the state-wide blackout that occurred last month.
Power is gradually returning to South Australia after wild storms blew across the state last night, but some areas could be offline for days, as the storm damaged essential infrastructure.
More needs to be done to protect Australian industry from events such as the severe storms that have lashed South Australia over the past few days, according to the Future Business Council.
Senator Nick Xenophon has blamed renewables for the state-wide blackout in South Australia yesterday.