WA holiday town of Kalbarri set to trial $10m microgrid integrating distributed solar, 1.7MW wind farm, and 2MWh battery system.
Solar and storage micro-grid will lead to town of Onslow sourcing 70 per cent of its electricity from renewables, improve reliability, reduce costs and state subsidies.
UTS will cool a number of its buildings at its city campus by piping chilled air in from a nearby district cooling system.
Former ABC presenter started off with diesel only in his off-grid home, but recently added solar and storage. And learned some big lessons.