Solar and battery “pod” to power a north Queensland farm, in govt-backed trial

Belgian-made renewable power “pod” combining solar, battery storage and a generator to be trialled on a north-west Queensland farm, in bid to offer rural customers more reliable, affordable electricity.

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Monash Uni charges ahead with Australia’s biggest behind-the-meter battery system

Monash Uni installs Australia's largest commercial behind-the-meter battery storage system – a 1MWh hybrid system combining vanadium flow and lithium-ion.

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Power to learn: Puerto Rico schools get the microgrid treatment

RMI and Save the Children to install renewable microgrids in 12 schools in Puerto Rico, ensuring access to education, bolstering the grid, and serving the larger community.

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Brisbane classroom goes “fair-dinkum” off-grid, using solar and Tesla battery

NSW company Hivve Technology has installed an entirely off-grid modular classroom at a Brisbane high school, which runs entirely on solar and battery storage, at a cost cheaper than connecting to the grid.

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Off-grid school Australia’s first to run 100% on solar, battery storage

New-build, off-grid school north of Perth, Western Australia, becomes first in Australia to be powered completely by rooftop solar and battery storage.

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Remote WA nickel mine to add 7MW solar plant, slash diesel use

Nickel miner inks deal to add 7MW of solar PV to existing diesel power supply, in "first" solar hybrid plant on an Australian mine primarily funded on commercial basis.

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Microgrid proposal to help Yackandandah reach 100% renewables

Victorian government backs microgrid in Victoria's north-east that will trial the use of solar, storage and smart controls to manage network security and avoid costly line upgrades.

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World’s largest micro-grid to be built in Republic of Palau by Engie

Palau to add 35MW of solar and 45MWh of storage to help transform its diesel dependent grid.

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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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Solar and flow battery to power Great Barrier Reef research station

University of Queensland-run research hub on Heron Island to be more than 80% solar powered, with addition of 500kW PV and 600kWh vanadium flow battery system.

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