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The Energy Innovators: Why our future is in pumped hydro

The Energy Innovators video with Andrew Blakers – Is pumped hydro the key to supporting an entirely renewable energy system? — Read on arena.gov.au/blog/the-energy-innovators-andrew-blakers/ ““We project that we’ll end up with about 10,000 pumped hydro sites which is about 70 … Continue reading

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Bob Brown report questions viability of Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation plan

Report commissioned by Bob Brown Foundation questions viability of Marinus Link and Battery of Nation project, saying battery storage may be cheaper and smarter plan. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/bob-brown-report-questions-viability-of-tasmanias-battery-of-the-nation-plan-46651/amp/

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AEMO’s Integrated System Plan: Does it leave Snowy 2.0 high and dry?

Is Snowy 2.0 viable? AEMO’s latest 20 year blueprint suggests the multi-billion dollar pumped hydro scheme will be used a lot less than claimed. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/aemos-integrated-system-plan-does-it-leave-snowy-2-0-high-and-dry-32930/

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Massive Pumped Storage + Solar PV Project Closer to Reality

It’s the perfect location for a project like this because of the natural landscape. No dams will need to be built and the land will not be disturbed because it is a desert…“There is a big coastal mountain range very … Continue reading

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Energy gold mine: storage = solar + pumped hydro

Australia’s biggest renewables-based energy storage project could be up and running in a few years, and will be unique in the world – a pumped hydro plant exploiting the sheer vertical drop an old open pit gold mine and the … Continue reading

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Qld hybrid solar and pumped hydro project set to begin next year

This is to open up North Queensland, local supply and export,  big solar with hydro storage for electricity supply when grid price is high, way to go. >more> RenewEconomy

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How one company plans to store energy in giant balloons under Lake Ontario

Under a building on Toronto Island, a 30cm pipe extends underground jutting out into Lake Ontario. The pipe stretches nearly four km to a series of unworldly fabric balloons packed full of compressed air. An old marine salvage technology, the balloons, or … Continue reading

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