August 19, 2019 11:21 am
Enabling households to tap into battery value streams additional to the standard ‘solar self-consumption’ approach will be crucial in driving uptake by making batteries more attractive. These include hard, financial benefits like virtual power plant (VPP) participation revenues (for energy market participation as well as grid services) which help shorten payback periods,…
August 19, 2019 10:41 am
The AEMC seeking stakeholder feedback on potential new mechanisms to better manage risks to grid stability. The changing nature of electricity supply and demand, including the influx of variable renewable generation, ageing thermal infrastructure and the rapid growth in consumer-owned distributed energy resources, is creating new risks to the secure operation…
August 8, 2019 10:39 am
On 1 August 2019 the grant recipients for the fourth round of the Next Generation Energy Storage program were announced. Under this program, the ACT Government is supporting up to 5,000 battery storage systems in ACT homes and businesses. The successful grant recipients are ActewAGL Retail, Evergen, Solahart and SolarHub. For more details, click here.
July 18, 2019 9:34 am
The City of Adelaide is once again set to be an international leader by incentivising shared solar and encouraging entrepreneurs to harness electric vehicles in the form of a virtual battery. From 1 July, changes to the popular Sustainability Incentives Scheme will provide a range of additional rebates for shared solar, electric vehicles and…