Wind energy company Infigen Energy plans to install a 52 MWh Tesla Powerpack battery energy storage system in South Australia. The battery system will be next to its 278 MW Lake Bonney Wind Farm near Mount Gambier.
A South Australian solar farm spearheads a billion-dollar renewables scheme which includes solar power, battery storage and pumped hydro-electricity. British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta launched the 280 MW Cultana Solar Farm project this week. His company SIMEC ZEN Energy is backing the 1 GW clean energy program worth more than $1.3 billion.
he Victorian Government is funding Geelong solar installations to bring cheaper electricity to the city’s Multicultural Aged Care Centre Services (MACS). MACS residents will soon have access to cheaper energy thanks to a 520-panel solar project funded by the state government.
The Queensland Teachers’ Union (QTU) is calling for school term dates to be shifted as the state government begins tendering for the solar schools program. According to QTU president Kevin Bates, a chronic lack of air-conditioning across the sunshine state’s schools is making summer classrooms unbearable.