demand response

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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NSW smart pool pilot wins $2.5m ARENA grant

ARENA backs NSW start-up pilot to pool Australia's backyard pools: slashing their share of household energy consumption and making them work for the grid.

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Canberra switches on its own Big Battery – 1MW of household variety demand response

One day before the world’s largest lithium-ion array is formally “switched on” by Tesla in SA, Reposit Power and ActewAGL have flicked the switch on Canberra's own big battery – of the virtual variety: 1MW of home battery systems that will not only help balance the grid – starting this afternoon – but deliver savings to consumers at nine times the solar FiT.

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Tariff reform could save billions on grid costs, slash customer bills

Energeia report finds that an enlightened Australian electricity market, built around demand-based network tariffs, could save as much as $16bn in avoided infrastructure costs and cut power bills by 30%.

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Solar, storage and remote controlled air-con: How communities can fix the grid

For the first time, a traditional network company is leveraging non-network solutions to fix an age-old grid problem that used to mean only one thing: more poles and wires.

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Australian demand response trial delivers 30% peak load reduction

A demand-response trial conducted by Australian utility United Energy achieved a 30% reduction in peak load electricity consumption.

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