Pedal to the metal for an electrifying drive

The Marshall Government is allocating $18.3 million in the upcoming State Budget 2020-21 to jump-start the uptake of electric vehicles in South Australia. “Consumers are saying there are two main barriers to electric vehicles which this policy will target – a lack of charging infrastructure and the availability of affordable models,” said Minister for Energy […]

Building a cooler future

The Marshall Government is investing $60 million over the next two years to improve energy efficiency in government buildings, creating hundreds of jobs and cutting the taxpayers’ electricity bill.  “The $60 million commitment is the largest per capita stimulus investment of any Australian Government in improving the energy efficiency of public buildings,” said Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan.  “Simple […]

World-leading $240 million hydrogen project launched, supported by $37 million upgrade to Pt Bonython jetty

South Australia’s intention to create a green hydrogen export industry has taken a big step forward, with the launch today of a world-leading $240 million hydrogen project. This project would be the largest green ammonia plant in the world, being sixty times larger than Australia’s largest electrolyser at Tonsley in Adelaide. To support the export […]

Remote Communities to get cheaper electricity

Twenty-eight remote communities across South Australia will receive cheaper electricity after the State Government reduced tariffs for 2020-21 under the Remote Area Energy Supply (RAES) scheme. Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan said the reduction in annual electricity costs will benefit around 3400 customers across 13 townships and 15 Aboriginal communities under […]

Malinauskas odd man out on SA-NSW interconnector

Federal Labor Leader Anthony Albanese needs to pull State Labor Leader Peter Malinauskas into line over his opposition to the proposed SA-NSW interconnector known as Project EnergyConnect. Federal Labor has swung its support behind Project EnergyConnect announcing its position during the Federal budget reply. “State Labor’s politically driven opposition to the SA-NSW interconnector is undermining […]

SA-NSW interconnector to deliver even bigger savings for South Australian households and businesses

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Minister for Energy and Mining South Australian households are set to save $100 per year on their electricity bills when the critical SA-NSW interconnector is delivered, according to new modelling released by ElectraNet today. Premier Steven Marshall said this will further ease the cost […]

Sealing works start on the Strzelecki Track

Hon Corey Wingard MP Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Minister for Energy and Mining Member for Stuart One of South Australia’s biggest regional road projects is now underway with works to seal the first 50 kilometres of the Strzelecki Track starting this week. The $10 million investment by the […]