NT government to establish competitive tender process to transition scores of remote indigenous communities to renewable-based power systems by 2030.
In the Central African country of Cameroon, where electricity is scarce outside of major cities, a public-private partnership has a set goal of installing 750 minigrids.
A Californian city has approved plans to install solar-based microgrids at five critical facilities using Tesla batteries paid for by a state-backed energy resilience scheme.
ASX-listed miner Strandline Resources has signed a 15-year supply agreement with Contract Power, a move that will see it pay less for power than originally forecast.
Microgrids and supporting technologies offer the potential to make grid failures like what happened in Texas a thing of the past.
Donald and Tarnagulla, west of Bendigo, could be the first large communities that are taken off grid and powered by local renewables and storage.
The town of Heyfield 200km east of Melbourne will be the guinea pig for new microgrid technology in a study led by UTS.