Lake Bonney Battery boosts energy competition

The Marshall Government’s transformation of South Australia’s power system is another step closer with the Lake Bonney big battery in the final stages of testing and close to full commercial operation. “The Marshall Government has prioritised delivering cheaper, more reliable electricity to South Australian households and businesses whilst lowering emissions,” said Minister for Energy and […]

SA-NSW Interconnector gets official ‘no regret’ status

In another significant step towards the SA-NSW interconnector the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has classified it a Priority 1 project under its Integrated System Plan and labelled it a ‘no regret’ investment. “In essence AEMO has labelled the SA-NSW interconnector a ‘no brainer’ to deliver cheaper, more reliable electricity for South Australian households and […]

$21m support package for drought-affected SA farmers

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier Hon Tim Whetstone MP Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development South Australian drought affected farmers will get extra support through a dedicated $21 million package announced by the Marshall Liberal Government today. The Drought Support Program will help farmers and families who need it most, providing immediate support through […]

Hydrogen Industry | QUESTION TIME

Mrs POWER (Elder) (14:22): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on the progress of the state’s renewable hydrogen industry? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:22): Yes, I can, and it’s a great pleasure to do this. I appreciate the […]

SA to host world first crowd sourced mineral exploration

The Marshall Liberal Government will be the first government globally to host a $250,000 crowdsourced open data competition to fast-track the discovery of mineral deposits in South Australia. ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge partners with open innovation platform, Unearthed, in a world-wide call for geologists and data scientists to uncover new exploration targets in the state’s […]

Accelerating investment in SA’s mining sector

The Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan has used today’s South Australian Exploration Mining Conference to announce the opening of the $10 million Accelerated Discovery Initiative to grow jobs and investment in the mining sector. The Marshall Government priority is growing jobs and opening up South Australia’s untapped mineral resources through the […]