Software/Gadgets

Melbourne shared solar + storage pilot wins state grant

Melbourne project to install shared solar and battery storage in three multi-tenanted buildings has won nearly $1m from the Victorian government.

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Solar Analytics buys Matter ahead of equity raising, expansion plans

Solar Analytics acquires PV-sharing startup, Matter, as it prepares to launch into a second stage of expansion and product development.

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Community retailer Enova to pilot Bryon Bay microgrid

Enova Energy reveals plans to develop a microgrid in its home town, to encourage the roll-out of locally generated, stored and distributed power.

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Redflow batteries help power new beginning for heritage-listed Adelaide building

SA architecture taps home grown energy storage solution to get around a power supply problem that cropped up in the process of giving a 1916 building a 21st Century makeover.

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How business can keep energy costs below 10c/kWh

New report shows taking part in demand response activities could save businesses up to 33 per cent on their power costs – and for very little effort. Used alongside the wholesale purchase of power and a corporate renewable PPA, the benefits to business can be substantial.

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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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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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Show me the money: The business opportunity of grid-interactive buildings

Building owners should care about grid integration services because such services save them money, and can provide new sources of revenue.

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Fridge chewing more power than it should? Ask your smart meter

Is your TV running? Not the opening line of a joke, but serious question smart meter giant Landis+Gyr wants to be able to answer for customers – before they even ask.

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My long switch to solar

After many years of planning, I finally flicked the switch and installed a rooftop solar energy system. But that is just the beginning of our household's journey away from fossil fuels.

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