Plans have been revived for a $1.5 billion gas-fired power plant to be built in New South Wales, Australia, among a national debate about energy security.
Power company AGL has announced that it has put a 5 MW virtual solar power station into operation in Adelaide in South Australia.
The South Australian State Government has announced that it will carry out a $550 million investment into electricity infrastructure, including construction of a new $360 million gas-fired power plant.
South Australia’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has said that the South Australian Government should consider buying or leasing a gas-fired electricity generator to help stabilise the state’s power supply.
Leigh Creek Energy has announced that it plans to construct a gas plant at the site of the former Leigh Creek coalmine, 500 km north of Adelaide, South Australia, to produce commercial quantities of pipeline-quality methane.