Battery/Storage

Victorian town plans “smart energy precinct” to halve industry power costs

Local business and community in coastal town of Port Fairy begin work on developing multi-million dollar, renewables-based smart energy precinct.

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WA energy minister mulls home battery incentives, in solar tariff review

WA energy minister to review solar tariffs, and possible incentives to boost battery uptake, as the state's rooftop PV market continues to boom.

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Power Ledger extends P2P solar sharing to WA apartment complex

Perth company applies P2P platform to Fremantle apartment complex with solar and battery storage to offer residents "transactive layer" to trade their own energy.

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Is this Australia’s biggest home rooftop solar and battery storage system?

Stately home in regional Victoria could boast Australia's biggest grid-connected rooftop solar and storage system, after the innovative installation of 32kW of PV and 60kWh of batteries.

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Redflow ships “biggest” battery order, to help power Fiji digital TV roll-out

Australia's Redflow has shipped its largest-ever order of zinc-bromine flow batteries, to provide energy storage for Fiji’s new digital television network.

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“Daylight robbery” – NSW solar feed-in tariff slashed by 44%

Solar and green groups slam IPART decision to cut NSW solar feed-in tariff, compare it to "getting a pay cut for working overtime."

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The hidden fossil fuel subsidy that costs homeowners thousands

Did you know most states' building codes force people to connect a new house to the gas network? The question is – why?

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Tesla Powerpack installed at Sydney depot, as part of Transgrid network trial

City of Sydney adds 500kWh Tesla battery to new solar council depot, both to make the depot self sufficient and as part of Transgrid demand management trial.

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Granny Smith gold mine turns to solar, battery hybrid system

Granny Smith mine in W.A. to add solar and storage to reduce its dependence on expensive gas-fired generation.

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Victorian manufacturer completes 1.2MW rooftop solar system, battery storage next

Cleaning and personal care products maker Nature's Organics installs 1.29MW solar system, in first step to generating "24/7" renewable power.

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