Battery to slash energy costs at SA art gallery

A smart energy storage system has been switched on at the first of a series of public institutions seeking to reduce energy bills in South Australia.

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Monash Uni begins solar + battery storage microgrid, on road to 100% renewables

Victoria’s Monash University has begun work on an innovative solar and battery storage-based renewable energy microgrid.

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Regulator cracks down on double dipping for replacing “dodgy” rooftop solar

Clean Energy Regulator says new rule will make replacement rooftop solar panels ineligible for the government rebate, in an effort to boost the standard of installs.

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Battery-powered pizza: Beating network squeeze with 10 Tesla Powerwalls

Domino's Pizza franchise in western Sydney installs "world's largest" commercial Tesla Powerwall 2 battery system for half the price of a grid upgrade. Is this the new normal for small businesses?

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Brisbane Airport rolls out massive 6MW solar project

Huge 6MW solar upgrade at Brisbane Airport will supply 18% of electricity needs and save around $1m a year on energy bills.

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Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in EnergyAustralia pilot

Innovative EnergyAustralia pilot program allows solar customers to trade excess rooftop PV generation with MCG, in exchange for VIP stadium experiences.

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Victorian hospitals to tap solar through new state government scheme

Victorian government earmarks $26 million to roll out solar and energy efficiency measures at hospitals across the state, as health sector power bills soar.

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VSUN edges closer to home storage market for vanadium batteries

Australian Vanadium says VSUN subsidiary well advanced in negotiations to roll out residential vanadium redox flow battery.

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ZEN Energy taps commercial solar sweet spot, with three major projects

ZEN Energy says business demand for power at "about one-fifth" the cost of the grid driving commercial solar boom.

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WA’s biggest pig farm about to go 100 per cent renewable energy

WA's biggest piggery operator to add wind and storage to existing solar arrays in push to 100 per cent renewable energy supply.

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