Business slowly wakes up to reality that renewables are cheap

ARENA report shows less than half Australian businesses have tapped renewables. But there's no doubt the idea is starting to catch on.

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AGL tests household energy trading using blockchain in Melbourne pilot

AGL-led, ARENA-backed pilot to test P2P energy trading between households using blockchain technology.

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World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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A battery power revolution in the making on Tasmania’s Bruny Island

Analysts predict a huge future for battery energy storage. On Tasmania’s Bruny Island we have a chance to see what this might look like.

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WA copper mine goes green as it powers with solar and storage

First big solar and storage plant fires up at WA copper mine, and other miners are keen to follow suit to reduce crippling cost of diesel.

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ANU project to turn households into mini solar power stations, to boost grid, reward consumers

ARENA grants ANU project $2.9m to install solar and battery storage at 40 homes on Tasmania's Bruny Island, and use Australian-made software to trade electricity with the grid when needed during peaks.

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Suburban micro-grid development explored in ARENA-backed project

ARENA-backed project to investigate how PV and storage systems could provide ‘behind the meter’ power needs for suburban communities.

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Energy ‘megashift’ coming to Australia – first stop, solar households

Australia's solar households will lead the battery storage boom in Australia, causing a 'megashift' in the local energy market, now and for the forseeable future.

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