Big Battery leaders meet in Sydney at Charge Conference, 29 – 30 June, UTS Sydney and online

May 12, 2021 2:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While Australia is a global leader in the big battery space and many projects underway, there’s still regulatory, funding and business models questions that need to be answered. Hear from global experts on where the technology is heading and what markets are developing at Charge Conference, taking place on 29-30 June…

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AMGC Backs Australian Battery Manufacturer Heading For Export Markets

August 18, 2020 12:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 31 July 2020 – Australia’s capabilities to produce lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for hot-climate operating environments has been strengthened by a co-funding grant from the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) that was awarded to Australia’s first utility-scale Li-ion battery manufacturer, Energy Renaissance. The co-funded grant includes matched financial…

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GSES Training Courses

July 15, 2020 3:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Battery Energy Storage Systems have seen a significant technological development and cost reduction in a last decade. The demand for these systems is increasing because they can lead to energy self-sufficiency, offset peak loads and provide back-up power during blackouts. GSES offers a variety of courses and publications covering topics…

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Ingeteam chosen by Iberdrola to supply its largest battery storage system

July 15, 2020 12:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

13 July 2020. Scottish Power Renewables, Iberdrola’s subsidiary in the UK, has awarded Ingeteam the contract for the supply of the company’s biggest ever ion-lithium battery storage system. The project will provide back-up for the UK’s biggest on-shore wind farm at Whitelee near Glasgow. Its storage capacity will be 50…

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Renewable Energy Still Top of Mind as Evergen Closes Series – A Fundraise Through Equity Crowdfund Campaign

June 17, 2020 1:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sydney, Australia, xx April 2020 – Australian renewable energy software platform, Evergen, has completed its Series A fundraise through equity crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd in addition to commitments from Artesian and AMP Capital. Since the Series A raise commenced in October 2019, Evergen has raised just over $6 million – an…

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Australian ESS Manufacturer EVO Power Releases New Products & Training Dates

June 17, 2020 11:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Melbourne based ESS manufacturer EVO Power is set to launch their latest range of ESS solutions targeted to provide engineered and compliant storage solutions for solar and battery installation businesses. EVO Power will be launching their PRIME range of BESS solutions from August with solutions for the Off-Grid, Residential and…

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May 19, 2020 11:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Energy networks are planning for a future power grid that can securely support two-way electricity flows and allow customers to get maximum value from their rooftop solar and batteries. A position paper, released today by Energy Networks Australia, looks at how Australia’s energy system can best be managed to support…

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Selectronic Launches Powerchain Technology to Create Systems of up to 240kW Power Output and 480kW of PV

May 19, 2020 11:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian-owned manufacturer Selectronic Australia, have launched a new technology capability called Powerchain, to create energy storage systems of up to 240kW and up to 480kW of managed AC coupled solar, using its SP PRO bi-directional inverter. Powerchain allows the linking of up four SP PRO single phase battery inverters per…

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Vanadium flowing in 2020

May 19, 2020 6:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

2020 was touted by many as the year of the vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB).  In spite of the impact of the global pandemic, this prediction is beginning to bear fruit and the year is only halfway through. The VRFB was invented in the 1980s at the University of New…

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Redflow receives repeat order for flow batteries for New Zealand’s RCG

April 28, 2020 2:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited (ASX: RFX) has received a second order for its ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries for deployment by New Zealand’s Rural Connectivity Group (RCG). Redflow, which supplied an initial eight batteries for use by RCG in November 2019, has received a follow on order for an…

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