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by PeFe
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Trams
Replies: 4527
Views: 730671

Re: News & Discussion: Trams

Tap and Pay trial for trams.....credit card or app as payment method. No transfers allowed to trains or buses. From Adelaide Metro Tap and pay on trams https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/var/metro/storage/images/media/images/emv-pilot-top-banner/7501918-1-eng-AU/EMV-Pilot-Top-Banner.png Introducing mo...
by PeFe
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AMEO) has proposed changes to the way home solar panels are connected to the grid. An essential read for anyone thinking of installing solar panels on their house in the near future. From Renew Economy “Chaos and confusion” as regulators fast-track rules to swi...
by PeFe
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: Port Augusta & Far North | Developments & News
Replies: 13
Views: 12182

Re: Port Augusta & Far North | Developments & News

I am sure I read something awhile ago that said the Carrapateena Mine wants to ship its products from this port.
by PeFe
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Regional Development
Topic: Port Augusta & Far North | Developments & News
Replies: 13
Views: 12182

Re: Port Augusta & Far North | Developments & News

Port Augusta to build a "new port" on the site of the de-commissioned power station. From The Port Pirie Recorder New industry in Port Augusta a job goldmine for the Upper Spencer Gulf https://nnimgt-a.akamaihd.net/transform/v1/crop/frm/amy.green/021ac9c5-817b-48e3-b8fb-9a309e18c0d8.jpg/r0_533_6000_...
by PeFe
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy
Replies: 1923
Views: 348051

Re: News & Discussion: Public Transport Contracts, Service & Policy

South Australian government questioned over use of interstate based transport consultants. From In Daily Not enough SA talent as Transport boss defends Sydney-based "million-dollar-club" The State Government is spending millions of dollars on high-level Sydney-based contractors because “the local ta...
by PeFe
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Should the O-Bahn be converted to light rail?
Replies: 23
Views: 6852

Re: Should the O-Bahn be converted to light rail?

London DLR is light Metro using a third rail for power source....it is also totally grade separated. You can't have a third "live" rail in city streets. Yes you can! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground-level_power_supply Here's an example of it in Sydney: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/com...
by PeFe
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Gazumped ! The Tesla large battery at Jamestown is no longer the world's largest lithium-ion battery! I thought it would happen in 2021 by a bigger battery being built in Florida but instead its an expanded battery in San Diego county. From Renew Economy Australia’s Tesla big battery is no longer bi...
by PeFe
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

This is a re-hash of an already announced proposal.... dependent on the large interconnector to NSW going ahead. New things seem to be that the plans are released, the SCAP is consulting, and stage 1 is not dependent on the interconnector. I had heard of Goyder South, but not this level of detail o...
by PeFe
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

This is a re-hash of an already announced proposal.... dependent on the large interconnector to NSW going ahead.
by PeFe
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Solar Farm under construction at Happy Valley reservoir as part of SA Water's future self powered plans. From PV Magazine SA Water’s 12 MW solar install will have Happy Valley living up to its name SA Water’s great solar splash of 2020 continues with the completion of one installation on Eyre Penins...
by PeFe
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: News & Developments: Port Adelaide
Replies: 1020
Views: 269736

Re: News & Developments: Port Adelaide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy4lFuFoju4

Fly through of the proposed Rydges Hotel at Port Adelaide.

Also there is an article in todays 'Tiser about the McLaren Parade upgrade.... also has a fly through. Could some kind person upload it here. Thanks in advance.
by PeFe
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Sanjeev Gupta has received South Australian government approval to proceed with his large battery at Port Augusta. From The Transcontinental Port Augusta's big battery gains development approval https://nnimgt-a.akamaihd.net/transform/v1/crop/frm/amy.green/f2288c6f-996c-452d-ade6-455f5014bc49.jpg/r0...
by PeFe
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Visions & Suggestions
Topic: Should the O-Bahn be converted to light rail?
Replies: 23
Views: 6852

Re: Should the O-Bahn be converted to light rail?

London DLR is light Metro using a third rail for power source....it is also totally grade separated.

You can't have a third "live" rail in city streets.
by PeFe
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

A proposal to integrate water heaters into the local grid according to demand. From Renew Economy How a virtual ‘big battery’ could get South Australia’s grid out of hot water South Australia’s 200,0000-odd residential electric hot water systems could be transformed into a massive virtual battery to...
by PeFe
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure
Replies: 828
Views: 206457

Re: News & Discussion: Electricity Infrastructure

Lincoln Gap wind farm near Port Augusta to double its size. From Renew Economy Lincoln Gap wind farm looks to double in size, with 252MW stage-three plans https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/lincoln-gap-wind-farm-pic.jpg One of South Australia’s largest renewable energy generators...