South Australia leading the nation

The Marshall Government has welcomed the Climate Council’s determination that South Australia is the overall winner on its annual Renewable Energy Report Card. Importantly the Climate Council notes: South Australia is a global leader in transitioning to a grid with a high share of wind and solar PV energy. “The Marshall Government’s $200 million Home […]

World’s biggest battery to get bigger

South Australian electricity consumers will have more secure and affordable power with the State’s Big Battery set to grow in size by 50{9e5622066e1960f004879c952522e56bf2086272e245a02904d0a02db78f0cf3} to help reduce household power bills and provide security services that were lost with the closure of the Northern Power Station. Renewable energy company Neoen is expanding the 100MW/129MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve […]

Premier’s Awards recognise excellence in energy and mining

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier A meat processing plant generating electricity from waste water, a company transforming landfill into fuel and a global geoscience data competition accelerating the process of mineral discovery are just some of the innovative projects recognised in this year’s Premier Awards. Now in its eighth year, the Awards showcase how leading-edge […]

Tenders open for $25 million Dog Fence rebuild

Hon Tim Whetstone MP Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Businesses are being sought to participate in the $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence with tender documents revealing the extent of the project, requiring up to 71,000 timber posts, 127,500 steel droppers and more than 7,000 kilometres of wire. Tenders open […]

Benefits of Home Battery Scheme shining through

Almost 4000 South Australian households have taken up the Marshall Government’s subsidy of up $6,000 per household towards the cost of a new home battery. After twelve months without an electricity bill, the early adopters of the Marshall Government’s Home Battery Scheme say the ‘proof is in the pudding.’ Andrews Farm resident, John Paynter, says […]

Reservoir milestones for Warren and Bundaleer

Hon David Speirs MP Minister for Environment and Water Today marks another milestone for recreational activity at South Australian reservoirs with expanded access at Warren and Bundaleer available to coincide with 2019 Gone Fishing Day. Visitors to Warren and Bundaleer reservoirs will be able to enjoy a range of recreational activities without a permit, including […]