Articles by Andrew Spence

Town battery aims to stabilise remote section of SA power grid

A University of Adelaide mobile energy storage system is being used to support a town with wildly fluctuating electricity needs in South Australia.

Battery to slash energy costs at SA art gallery

A smart energy storage system has been switched on at the first of a series of public institutions seeking to reduce energy bills in South Australia.

Hybrid office building in Adelaide cuts cord to electricity grid

Fluid Solar’s Adelaide HQ – powered by a combination of thermal and battery storage, along with solar PV and wind energy – has cut its connection to the grid in what its owners claim to be a world first.

First solar farm in community renewable energy project joins the grid

The first commercial solar farm in a project aiming to provide options for Australia’s struggling vignerons has gone live.

Solar project gives ray of hope to struggling Australian grape growers

A renewable energy project in Australia’s largest grape growing region is giving struggling vignerons a sunny alternative.

Private electricity grids fuelled by renewable energy the future for communities

Zen launches an “end to end” service from power generation through to networks and retailing to deliver low cost renewable energy direct to entire communities.