March 20, 2019 9:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Energy company Magellan Power is pleased to be part of a new $8.8 million power system rollout as announced yesterday by Energy Minister Bill Johnston. 57 sites across WA’s South West are now set to receive Stand-alone Power Systems (SPS), the majority of which will carry Magellan Power designed and…

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SA’s Grid Scale Storage Fund Attracts Global Interest

February 20, 2019 2:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

International companies at the forefront of developing innovative energy storage solutions are among those that have applied for the South Australian Government’s $50 million Grid Scale Storage Fund. Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan said that 50 proposals had been received. He added that, “the Fund attracted…

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Redflow batteries supply energy for remote Thai village

February 18, 2019 11:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Zinc-bromine flow batteries from Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited are now storing solar energy to provide a reliable power supply for a remote village in mountainous northern Thailand that has long lacked electricity. In a project backed by the Thai Government, the village of Ban Pha Dan in Lamphun…

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Storage to suit remote sites such as islands, fringe of grid and off-grid

February 18, 2019 11:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In Australia, there are many remote sites which are located in “fringe of grid” and “off grid”. In the AEMC report (*) for Western Power proposal dated 19th December 2017, Western Power stated many benefits when allowing distributors to provide electricity to customers (mostly in fringe of grid) from off-grid…

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Shell Agrees to Acquire sonnen

February 18, 2019 11:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Shell* has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that, post regulatory approval and completion, sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell. “sonnen is one…

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Hydrostor Announces Australia’s First Compressed Air Energy Storage Project, Secures Funding from ARENA and South Australia Renewable Technology Fund

February 20, 2019 1:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

ADELAIDE, February 8, 2019 – Hydrostor Inc., a leader in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES), is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Hydrostor Australia Pty Ltd, has been awarded a combined total of $9 million of grant funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and the Government of…

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January 25, 2019 1:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Tata Power Company to deploy an initial 35 MWh Energy Vault system planned for 2019; CEMEX partnership will support rapid adoption and deployment of Energy Vault’s unique storage solution Renewables have struggled to more fully replace fossil fuel power due to production unpredictability and intermittency from reliance on factors…

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Eguana Technologies approved for South Australia Home Battery Scheme

January 24, 2019 9:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Eguana Technologies (TSX.V: EGT) (OTCQB: EGTYF) is pleased to announce it has been approved for both the South Australia Home Battery Scheme and CEFC home battery financing providing direct access to $100 million in subsidies and low interest loans for residential battery storage….

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Off Grid Market Australia

January 24, 2019 9:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Australia’s Renewable Energy sector is hugely dynamic and moving at such a speed with several areas of the market set for huge growth trends.  Whilst the utility scale Solar, Wind and Battery Energy Storage projects make up most of the headlines there are several emerging markets that will soon sit…

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The Emerging Hydrogen Economy

December 12, 2018 12:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Australia is one of the luckiest countries in the world in terms of natural resources. Here is the US Central Intelligence Agency comment on Australia’s natural resources: Natural Resources: bauxite, coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold, silver, uranium, nickel, tungsten, rare earth elements, mineral sands, lead, zinc, diamonds, natural gas, petroleum…

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