Plans to power Queensland’s World Heritage-listed Daintree region with a solar to hydrogen gas-based microgrid to go ahead, after federal government awards $18.75m contract.
Off-grid "regenerative tourism" resort the size of Belgium being developed on the Saudi coast will include a 340MW solar plant and a huge 1.2GWh battery energy storage system.
SAPS that bypass the grid to supply mostly renewable energy to individuals or communities have been cleared for wide-spread installation.
One of the smallest towns in Puerto Rico, accustomed to daily power outages, competed against 12 municipalities for a solar plus storage microgrid – and won.
EDL flips switch on 11.4MW Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Project, which uses up to 100% solar during the day, and battery and diesel at night.
Researchers develop intelligent solar backup system powered by artificial intelligence to support sub-Saharan Africa’s utility grids.
Western Australian mining operation will boost its solar and storage capacity to allow it to run entirely with on-site renewables for up to nine hours a day.
After a busy year for microgrids in 2021, here is a list of the top 22 projects to watch in the coming year – including one from the tiny town of Heyfield in Australia.
Horizon Power has installed another 19 stand-alone solar and battery power systems for its regional customers, including commercial farmers, with another 26 to follow by March.
Zero carbon microgrid development in UK aims deliver an energy positive neighborhood that will generate more power than it consumes and save residents up to 30% on energy bills.
New home battery storage offering from Panasonic suggests it expects US households to install bigger and bigger solar systems and aim for more and more independence from the grid.
A nickel, copper and cobalt mine in southern WA is looking to shift to 100% renewables with a hybrid stand alone power system backed by a 300kWh vanadium redox flow battery.
Pilbara Minerals inks deal to add 6MW solar farm to power mix at its Pilgangoora lithium project, with plans to add more PV and possibly battery storage.
A new report out of Victoria has found that Melbourne households with an average 6-Star efficiency rating and no rooftop solar could save more than $700 a year in one (should be) simple move.
Victorian government calls on communities to submit proposals for energy systems in their homes, businesses and essential service sites.
Plans to install a solar and storage-based microgrid to power an off-grid wilderness sanctuary in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges have been awarded federal grant funding.