distributed energy

Get in on the ground floor: how apartments can join the solar boom

Getting your strata committee to agree to solar panels is tricky, but it can be done.

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Microgrids aren’t being built fast enough: Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew made a blunt case for microgrids last week as it toppled thousands of electric poles and wires across four American states.

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United Energy taps solar, storage, software to defer network upgrade

GreenSync to deliver landmark community-based demand response, energy storage project for United Energy to defer need for network upgrades on Mornington Peninsula.

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WA power utility to lead big switch to local generation

WA power utility Horizon is leading a big switch from centralised fossil fuel generation to local generation. The economics of past supply models are no longer competitive with current and future technology choices.

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Victorian network signs up to help rural community go 100% renewable

Victorian network operator Powercor signs MOU to help rural town of Newstead shift to 100% renewable energy by 2021.

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A tale of two (Australian) microgrids

Microgrids will be a huge part of the world's future energy landscape, so we take a look at two different versions of the technology paving the way in Australia.

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