Tag: 2050

South Australia the ‘perfect storm’ opportunity for energy storage

Some news on the SA grid battery system: Brian Perusse from AES Energy Storage states that “Industry officials estimated 100 MWh of battery capacity could be supplied for $700 to $1,000 per kilowatt hour.” Compare that to the cost of building AGL’s massive industrial Dalton gas-fired power plant: the original estimate 7 years ago was $1.5 […]

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CSIRO and Energy Networks Australia release emissions-free future roadmap

On Friday 28 April, Energy Networks Australia and the CSIRO released a report laying out a road map for an emissions-free future by 2050. Identified in the report is the need for 25 large-scale solar or wind farms in the next 5 years to replace coal-fired power stations. Small, home-based battery storage as well as […]

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