Tesla is chosen to build another big battery in Australia after the first one proves impressive
ELECTRIX / Fred Lambert / Jan 4, 2018 Tesla’s Powerpack project at a wind farm in South Australia garnered a lot of attention in media – mainly because of Elon Musk’s bet for Tesla to bring it online in “100 days or it will be free” and the…
7 Ways Renewable Energy Totally Kicked Ass in 2017
The sustainability tide is turning. toward renewable energy. PETER DOCKRILL / 24 DEC 2017 / SCIENCE ALERT There’s no sense in sugar-coating it: the world is facing an epic environmental challenge as our planet breaks temperature records thanks to heavy emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other heat-trapping pollutants….
Turnbull has politicked himself into irrelevance on energy and climate in 2018
Alan Pears / The Conversation / Dec 20th, 2017 As we approach the end of the year, it’s useful to look back and forward. Now is an auspicious time, as two major energy-related reports have been released this week: the federal government’s review of their climate change…
Bitcoin mining consumes more electricity a year than Ireland
Alex Hern/Nov 27, 2017 / The Guardian Bitcoin’s “mining” network uses more electricity in a year than the whole of Ireland, according to statistics released as the currency broke $9,000 for the first time. According to Digiconomist the estimated power use of the bitcoin network, which is responsible…
Solar farm gives Rottnest renewable energy boost
Kent Acott – Monday, 30 October 2017 7:30AM – WA News Rottnest Island Authority project manager Rob Weir at the new solar farm, which can produce about 600kw of energy. Picture:Picture: Simon Santi A new solar farm on Rottnest has dramatically reduced the island’s dependency on diesel fuel,…
EV’s in Australia – an update
By Nick Cox – Oct. 10.17 – Seeking Alpha. Charging EVs in Australia Australia is a huge country with large distances between its major cities. This makes the charging infrastructure of the utmost importance. Tesls’a current network locations are shown below. Blue = superchargers, Green =…
Australia’s Solar and Energy Storage Market.
By Nick Cox – Oct. 10.17 – Seeking Alpha It is hardly surprising that Tesla is making such a big push into the Australian market. Nor that the world’s other big vertically integrated company in this sector, China’s BYD Auto (OTCPK:OTCPK:BYDDY), is doing the same….
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