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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Battery Market Report – Australia 2020

March 25, 2020 8:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The home energy storage market unexpectedly proved to be fairly stable in 2019, following years of growth. It was a two-speed market, with some state and some companies increasing market share at the expense of others. Despite the stability by number of systems, the residential market decreased in terms of capacity…

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RayGen’s dispatchable Solar Power Plant receives funding from ARENA, progresses towards financial close

March 24, 2020 1:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

RayGen Resources Pty Ltd (RayGen) has recently formalised an agreement for $3 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to conduct a technical and commercial feasibility study for a flagship solar-plus-storage project to be built at Carwarp in north-west Victoria. RayGen is proposing to build a fully dispatchable…

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Off-grid WA station scores 24-hour power and saves $10,000 in diesel with zinc-bromine flow batteries

February 18, 2020 9:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yallalong Station, a 348,000-hectare cattle property 650km north of Perth, has deployed a Redflow battery-based energy storage system to boost its energy independence and save thousands a year in diesel costs. The cattle station, in the dry Murchison region northeast of Geraldton, can swelter for months in summer temperatures higher…

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Energex pilots ‘demand response’ household energy infrastructure

February 18, 2020 8:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A Home Energy Management System (HEMS) pilot program run by Energex will be offered to eligible Queensland households who join a pilot program designed to enhance energy management. Evergen have been selected by Energex to participate in the program. Their intelligent energy management software, developed in partnership with the CSIRO, increases…

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