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Thursday, March 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PM says plan would turn Snowy Hydro into energy storage system but Labor says proposal leaves unanswered questionsMalcolm Turnbull has used his expansion plans for the Snowy Hydro to try to outdo South Australia on battery storage, saying it would provide 20 times the capacity of the battery system proposed by the premier, Jay Weatherill
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2017-03-16 01:22:45
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
When the federal energy minister was joined by the South Australian premier in a garage, he copped a verbal punch in the faceI’ve read somewhere that an unnatural quiet presages an incoming tsunami.
And so it was on Thursday, when the South Australian premier, Jay Weatherill, and the federal energy and environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, sat up in dignitaries’ row, straight-backed, avoiding eye contact, at the unveiling of a virtual power plant in a suburban garage in Adelaide
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2017-03-15 21:04:25
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The South Australian government has announced it will intervene in the national energy market in a $550m plan that seeks to tame the state’s turbulent power supply and prices. The premier, Jay Weatherill, says his government will build a gas-fired power station and Australia’s largest battery storage unit Continue reading
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2017-03-14 01:20:32
Monday, March 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Premier Jay Weatherill announces drastic measures for the state to take control of its energy sources, saying Australia’s energy market is ‘failing the nation’
South Australia’s energy plan – live reaction The South Australian government has announced it will intervene in the national energy market in a $550m plan that seeks to tame the state’s turbulent power supply and prices
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2017-03-13 19:56:07
Saturday, March 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Tesla boss says he is ‘impressed’ after speaking to South Australian premier Jay Weatherill about planLabor says there is still a way to go before Tesla boss Elon Musk’s “exciting” proposal to fix South Australia’s energy crisis can become reality.The entrepreneur has pledged to install the batteries needed to prevent ongoing blackouts in the state and have the situation fixed within 100 days or “it is free”
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2017-03-11 19:35:20
Friday, January 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Former U.S. vice president Al Gore delivered a rousing battle cry on Thursday to push climate change forward as an urgent matter for politicians on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, at the premiere of his new documentary.
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2017-01-20 02:42:29
Thursday, November 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China must increase clean and efficient use of coal, the country's premier said, adding that it also should increase the use and development of renewable energy, state radio reported late on Thursday.
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2016-11-17 05:12:24
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
Victorian premier’s move comes after Josh Frydenberg said coal-fired power plant was ‘driven out of town’ by state governmentThe Victorian government will provide $266m to attract employers to the Latrobe valley following the closure of the Hazelwood power plant, the premier, Daniel Andrews, has announced
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2016-11-03 17:38:40