Yes, SA’s battery is a massive battery, but it can do much more besides — Kevin’s Walk on the Wild Side

Dylan McConnell, University of Melbourne Last Friday, the “world’s largest” lithium-ion battery was officially opened in South Australia. Tesla’s much anticipated “mega-battery” made the “100 days or it’s free” deadline, after a week of testing and commissioning. Unsurprisingly, the project has attracted a lot of attention, both in Australia and abroad. This is largely courtesy […]

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Google Just Bought Enough Wind Power to Offset 100% of Its Energy Use — Fortune

It takes wind and solar operations in three different countries to satisfy Google’s 3,186-megawatt needs. via Google Just Bought Enough Wind Power to Offset 100% of Its Energy Use — Fortune

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Warning – Ireland will not achieve renewable energy targets without wind — GREBE Renewable Energy blog

The Irish Wind Farmers Association said Ireland was well positioned to capitalise on its location at the western edge of Europe to rely on wind energy. Photograph: Getty Images Developing wind energy in rural Ireland could benefit local economy, says IWFA Wed, Nov 15, 2017, 09:43 Updated: Wed, Nov 15, 2017, 09:50 Barry Roche Ireland’s

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Cape Verde Will Run on 100% Renewable Energy in Less Than a Decade — Nat Geo Education Blog

ENVIRONMENT The small island archipelago has pledged to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2025. (Quartz) Use our resources to download and print a map of Cape Verde, learn about renewable energy, and imagine how to modernize the concept of an electrical grid. We’ve got you covered on this one! Teachers, scroll […]

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