South Australia

Renewables still setting strong pace in South Australia

The April shelving of a major solar thermal plant has done little to slow the pace of renewable energy projects being proposed in South Australia.


AGL’s new virtual power plant to cover four states

On the back of a successful trial in South Australia, AGL is expanding its virtual power plant to other states. Under the program, customers will be able to save up to $280 a year on their electricity bills and be offered an upfront payment of $1,000 towards the cost of their battery.

MPower to build 6.8 MW of solar in South Australia

The project is part of Canadian Solar’s 30 MW Mannum Solar Farm.

Interview: “Reutilise and repurpose the land”, solar farming builds momentum in SA

With 50 small utility scale arrays installed at South Australian farms, Yates Electrical Services is looking to continue its work in adding power-exporting PV arrays to rural properties. The next step: adding storage to trade during peak demand periods, and moving into solar power retailing, says Mark Yates.


Shanghai Electric to build Gupta’s 280 MW Cultana Solar Farm

The Chinese electrical equipment giant will build the first project of Simec Energy Australia’s landmark US$1 billion, 1GW dispatchable renewable energy program in South Australia.

Vena Energy cuts ribbon on 95 MW Tailem Bend Solar Farm

The Singapore-based developer plans to build another stage of the solar project similar in size and add a grid-scale battery.


Solar project racks up 50 farms in South Australia

A renewable energy project that started as a way to provide extra income for grape and citrus growers has built its 50th small-scale solar farm in South Australia.


Vanadium-flow batteries set for grid scale project in Port Augusta, South Australia 

Canadian company CellCube Energy Storage Systems and Pangea Energy have signalled their intention to install a 50 MW/200 MWh energy storage system in Port Augusta, South Australia. 

Gupta’s 280 MW Cultana Solar Farm waved through in South Australia

The first solar project in the 1 GW dispatchable renewable energy program launched by UK steel billionaire Sanjeev Gupta has received a development approval from the South Australian government.

Final curtain falls on South Australia’s coal-fired era

South Australia’s coal-fired electricity industry is in its final chapter with the sale of the 65-year-old Port Augusta power station site expected to reach settlement by the end of the month.

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