Australia could soon export sunshine to Asia

The Conversation


An article by John Matthews, Elizabeth Thurbon, Hao Tan and Sung-Young Kim featured in The Conversation, on February 26, 2020. Published in partnership with Macquarie University, the University of Newcastle and UNSW. The article explores emerging renewable energy export opportunities, including the proposed Sun Cable project in the Barkly region.

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The pro­posed Sun Cable project envi­sions a 10 gigawatt capac­i­ty solar farm (with about 22 gigawatt-hours of bat­tery stor­age) laid out across 15,000 hectares near Ten­nant Creek, in the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry. Pow­er gen­er­at­ed will sup­ply Dar­win and be export­ed to Sin­ga­pore via a 3,800km under­sea cable.