Virtual power plant snags contract in wholesale capacity auction – a US first

"Breakthrough moment" in US, as local solar energy resources compete with centralised power in highly price-sensitive wholesale power markets.

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Redflow zinc-bromine batteries used to help power remote Thai village

Brisbane based Redflow has supplied 10 of its 10kWh zinc-bromine flow batteries as part of a solar microgrid being used to power a remote Thai village.

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Victorian town notches up 1GWh locally generated renewable energy

With two mini-grids and solar installed on more than 50% of its households and community buildings, Yackandandah is powering its way to 100% renewables.

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Networks face up to rooftop solar boom, with new ARENA-funded trial

Creating Solar Friendly Neighbourhoods trial in Victoria could significantly enhance ability of electricity networks to accommodate more rooftop solar power.

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Sydney craft brewery raises $100k in 17 mins to fund shift to solar

Crowd-funding round led by ClearSky Solar Investment and Pingala has raised $116,000 towards a 100kW PV system installed at Syndey's 4 Pines Brewery.

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Wind powered beer the toast of Super Bowl LIII

Anheuser-Busch will use its million-dollar Super Bowl spot to advertise its renewable energy credentials – and in particular, its 100 per cent wind-powered Budweiser beer.

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Victoria solar rebate notches up nearly 7,000 new rooftop systems

Victorian households are cashing on the state government's solar homes rebate by the thousands, led by the outer western suburb of Tarneit and North Clyde in the south east.

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ALDI Australia to add another 4.6MW of commercial solar in NSW, Queensland

New solar arrays installed on 30 ALDI stores and one distribution centre by Photon Energy will generate another 6.3GWh of clean energy a year for the retailer.

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City of Melbourne hits 100% renewables as 80MW wind farm comes online

City of Melbourne kicks off 2019 with news that it is now 100% powered by renewable energy – an Australian first.

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Tesla says Powerwall now eligible for S.A. home battery scheme

Tesla's 13.5kWh Powerwall officially declared eligible for South Australia's home battery scheme – although households might have to wait a little while for delivery.

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