Policy & Regulation

Woodside and Alcoa look to renewables to reduce gas consumption

Woodside Petroleum and Alcoa are looking to renewables to reduce their gas consumption and help transition to a low-carbon future.
By Staff reporter 6 June 2018 0 31180

Woodside Petroleum and Alcoa, two of Australia’s biggest companies, are looking to renewables to reduce their gas consumption and help transition to a low-carbon future, according to The West Australian.

The Woodside-operated Karratha gas plant use 7% of the gas it receives from offshore fields to generate power for its own activities.

The use of solar power and battery storage could make this gas available for export.

The use of concentrating solar thermal (CST) technology could enable renewable energy to be produced for 24 hours...