Lord Howe microgrid in doubt as Frydenberg rules out wind turbines

Plans to install a solar, wind and battery microgrid on Lord Howe Island have hit a snag, after an objection to the wind turbines from the federal energy minister.

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“A glimpse into the energy future” with NY affordable housing microgrid

New York has unveiled a groundbreaking project that brings microgrid technology – rooftop solar + fuel cell + lithium battery – to the city’s affordable housing stock.

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Has the microgrid industry crossed ‘the chasm’?

The success of two unusual US microgrid projects is good news, but it's still not clear whether microgrids have leapt ‘the chasm’ – a pivotal step in a disruptive technology’s market evolution.

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Resorting to solar and storage: When the view is perfect, but the grid isn’t

Resorts that use solar plus storage are on the rise, as remote vacation spots try to attract green leaning patrons and guarantee their comfort.

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Solar + storage microgrids to power two WA indigenous communities

A JV between Energy Made Clean and Aboriginal corporation Eastern Guruma has won the contract to install solar and battery storage microgrids at two Fitzroy Valley communities.

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CHP microgrid a prescription for sustainable energy

A combined heat and power microgrid at a Texas hospital benefits the larger community, thanks to a utility/customer partnership.

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Solar and salt water battery storage used to create “nanogrid” of future

An innovative AC/DC nanogrid using solar and salt-water battery storage by Aquion has been completed in the US.

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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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NY community microgrid to allow peer-to-peer rooftop solar trading

A start-up called the Brooklyn Microgrid is developing a ground-breaking software and hardware platform that will allow locally connected residents to buy and sell renewable energy from rooftop solar installations.

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