The Croatian-built Rimac Concept One electric sports car has been exhibited at the Top Marques Monaco motor show. The manufacturers claim that it could do 500 kilometres an hour but they have limited to 300 kilometres an hour for safety reasons. It will do 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in 2.8 seconds and has a range of 600 kilometres on a single charge – and will cost $US 980,000.
- Carnegie Wave Commences Next StageWave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy, has announced that it has made significant commercial and technical progress with its CETO 6 Project, to be located off Garden Island, Western Australia. This follows closely on the official opening of the CETO 5 project which is now exporting electricity to the Western Australian power grid. The CETO […]
- AGL to Rethink Coal Seam GasEnergy company AGL has announced a major internal review of its coal seam gas business. The review follows the detection of the banned chemical, BTEX, in flowback water taken from two of its four wells near Gloucester, north of Newcastle, and from an above-ground water storage tank. Coal seam gas operations at Gloucester have ceased […]
- Three Wind Farms to Supply CanberraThree wind farms in Victoria and South Australia have won 20-year contracts with the ACT Government to supply a third of Canberra’s electricity needs within two years. The biggest is a 100 megawatt wind farm, owned by the French company Neoen. It will be located at Hornsdale, 90 kilometres from Port Augusta in South Australia. […]