Other Renewables

Six factors that make battery storage add up for households

New Queensland study based on a series of home battery storage trials gives some insight into what can make batteries interesting for households, what might

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Wind-powered microgrids heat “boxes of bricks” in Alaska homes

Wind-powered community microgrids are providing both electricity and heat to four small rural communities in Alaska, cutting residents’ fuel bills and reducing dependence on diesel fuel.

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Coober Pedy enjoys 100% renewables after switch to hybrid solar, wind + battery system

Hydro Tasmania says the hybrid solar, wind, storage and diesel power project it installed at the SA desert town of Coober Pedy is performing slightly above expectations, contributing an average of 80% renewables, and 100% more than half the time.

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How can communities share in the big renewables boom?

A regional prospectus is being developed to help communities connect with large scale solar and wind developers in regional Victoria – and capture the many potential local benefits renewables have to offer.

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Carlsberg launches 100% biogas powered brewery in Sweden

Global brewing company Carlsberg Group has announced the launch of its first carbon-neutral brewery in Sweden, which is now 100 per cent powered by renewable biogas.

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Energy Action one of the first in Australia to secure embedded network accreditation from AEMO

From the 1st December 2017, all landlords operating an embedded network will be required to have an AEMO accredited ENM in place to ensure they are offering a competitive service to tenants seeking access to the electricity market.

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Queensland Labor promises to help power Reef islands with “clean energy”

Queensland Labor pledges $1.73m to help state's islands develop business cases for right mix of solar, wind and gas generation.

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What is electricity resilience worth to you?

As the global microgrid market takes off, It's crucial each customer knows what power loss costs them as they weigh their need for a microgrid.

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Hurricanes underline need for distributed solar for grid resilience

During natural disasters, access to electricity is more critical than ever, a growing body of evidence suggests that states and countries that replace old, costly fossil-fired generators found greater reliability and resilience at lower costs.

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VSUN edges closer to home storage market for vanadium batteries

Australian Vanadium says VSUN subsidiary well advanced in negotiations to roll out residential vanadium redox flow battery.

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