Battery/Storage

Microgrid proposal to help Yackandandah reach 100% renewables

Victorian government backs microgrid in Victoria's north-east that will trial the use of solar, storage and smart controls to manage network security and avoid costly line upgrades.

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WA trials Tesla battery on suburban grid in top solar postcode, Mandurah

WA government sets ball rolling on a “shared storage” trial that will install a 105kW/420kWh Tesla battery on the grid in Meadow Springs, a suburb of the state's top solar postcode, Mandurah.

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World’s largest micro-grid to be built in Republic of Palau by Engie

Palau to add 35MW of solar and 45MWh of storage to help transform its diesel dependent grid.

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WA VPP project promises 90% solar self-consumption for cost of “a coffee a day”

Australia's "first" privately funded VPP hopes to sign up 1000 homes and businesses in south-west WA to zero up-front cost deal for solar and battery storage.

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Tesla confirms price hike for Powerwall 2 battery storage, to reflect “better value”

Tesla confirms near 20 per cent jump in price of Powerwall 2 battery storage units, but says more upgrades and improvements are coming.

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Trial to run Monash University on 100% renewables backed by ARENA

ARENA tips $2.9m into microgrid trial to use a locally designed smart software platform to help run Monash University's Clayton campus entirely on renewables.

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Ausgrid hopes community storage can help it engage with consumers

Australia's networks have gone from raising the drawbridge to lowering it, inviting new technologies and ideas on to their platform. And sooner or later they are going to be competing for access to the consumer.

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Farmers to tap solar and battery storage, in latest Victoria microgrid trial

Victoria microgrid project wins state funding to demonstrate the value of energy resilience and self-sufficiency for rural industries.

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Got rooftop solar? It’s time to add a battery

In Australia, regulators are giving a very clear signal to the market: the grid is not your battery, so please get your own.

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RayGen adds heat to PV Ultra product to join gas displacement market

RayGen adapts its concentrated solar PV technology to join the rush of solutions to displace gas in the industrial heating market.

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