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2018 news archive

January 2018

11 Jan 2018

World's second-most powerful battery after Tesla mooted for Top End

The world's second-most powerful battery could be built in the Top End as part of a plan to produce more renewable energy for the Northern Territory (NT).

Territory Generation, the NT Government-owned corporation that runs power plants in the jurisdiction, wants to build a large-scale renewable energy storage system for Darwin and Katherine.

It has released an expression of interest for a 25 to 45 megawatt battery.

Read the full article on world's second-most powerful battery after Tesla mooted for Top End.

10 Jan 2018

Hopes rise for NT mining

The Northern Territory (NT) mining industry has received another major boost with the announcement that the proposed Molyhil tungsten and molybdenum project in Central Australia has had its life extended by 17% to seven years.

This follows good news last week that another mining project, the $1.19 billion Nolan's rare earths mine north of Alice Springs has been recommended for approval by the NT Environment Protection Authority.

Read the full article on hopes rise for NT mining.

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