microgrid

Trial to run Monash University on 100% renewables backed by ARENA

ARENA tips $2.9m into microgrid trial to use a locally designed smart software platform to help run Monash University's Clayton campus entirely on renewables.

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Farmers to tap solar and battery storage, in latest Victoria microgrid trial

Victoria microgrid project wins state funding to demonstrate the value of energy resilience and self-sufficiency for rural industries.

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PV, pedal power and partnership: Microgrid statues planned for Portland parks

US city of Portland and three partners launch pilot to offer emergency microgrid support in a park statue that will charge cell phones and store emergency supplies.

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Origin to build 5MW virtual power plant in Victoria, from rooftop solar and storage

Origin wins $4.5m Victorian govt grant to build 5MW microgrid using the solar and battery storage of up to 650 customers.

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Community retailer Enova to pilot Bryon Bay microgrid

Enova Energy reveals plans to develop a microgrid in its home town, to encourage the roll-out of locally generated, stored and distributed power.

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Victoria announces microgrid grant, to power Latrobe Valley shift from coal

Victoria Labor government launches $3m grant program to support the development of a renewables based microgrid project in the Latrobe Valley.

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A shining example for microgrids, or a cautionary tale?

A community microgrid development in the works for nearly two years in southern California faces a battle against the local city council, which is urging a vote to reject the project.

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US tribal community seeks energy sovereignty with solar microgrid and utility

The Mashpee Wampanoag Community Development Corp is on a path to establish energy self-sufficiency that supports its sustainability goals and provides a model for other communities.

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“IceGrid” proposes stored wind power for remote Canada provinces

Proposal to replace diesel plants with grid-connected, wind powered, battery energy storage microgrids throughout the northwestern Canadian provinces wins CanInfra prize.

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Solar and battery underway in Australia’s “largest” renewables microgrid

Second phase underway in plan to power Pilbara town of Onslow with 50 per cent renewables, with contracts for solar farm and utility-scale battery storage awarded.

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