Australia

World’s largest battery installed in South Australia by Tesla, testing begins soon

Tesla battery to be fed electricity from Hornsdale Wind Farm On Thursday, the South Australian government announced that the giant lithium-ion battery built by Tesla has been installed and testing will begin soon. The project, which will be capable of supply electricity to 30,000 households for a period of eight hours at peak summer consumption

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Australian domestic natural gas prices increase as LNG exports rise

Projected natural gas supply shortfall in domestic market of up to 0.27 billion cubic feet per day in 2018 Australia became the world’s second-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2015 and is likely to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter by 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. As Australia’s LNG

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Clean energy fund could underwrite new coal fired power plants in Australia

Private sector says it has no interest in developing new coal fired power plants SYDNEY, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Australia is considering altering legislation to enable funds slated for clean energy developments to be used to bankroll construction of new low emission, coal fired power plants. The suggestion by Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg comes after

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Australian LNG imports? When the illogical makes sense: Russell

Australian LNG plants use gas available to domestic markets By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Sometimes the seemingly illogical actually makes sense. Take the case of Australia, which will become the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), but also may start importing the super-chilled fuel at the same time. Australia is

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