About 100 people attended a community celebration in Port Augusta on September 2 to mark a huge win for the local community: the state government’s support for Australia’s first solar thermal power plant with storage in Port Augusta. This was the culmination of a seven-year campaign and it will [...]
Repower Port Augusta is calling on the state and federal government to make a Solar Thermal Power Station in Port Augusta a reality. The call follows around 90,000 Adelaide metropolitan homes and businesses being without power on Wednesday night, February 8. In a February 9 press conference, South Australian [...]
There has been some comments aired that the proposed Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) with storage power generating plants do not replace the recently closed Northern Power Station. It has never been intended that the initially single 110 MW plant proposed by Solar Reserve was going to literally replace the quantum [...]
Alinta Energy and the ARENA’s announcement that they will pursue stand-alone Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology in their full feasibility study has been met with praise and overwhelming support.