Updated incentives for energy storage from the city of adelaide

July 18, 2019 9:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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…

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July 18, 2019 9:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian energy-tech company, GreenSync, has been selected to deliver a digital marketplace for distributed and renewable energy as part of the world’s most advanced network control system in the United Kingdom. Great Britain’s biggest electricity distributor, UK Power Networks, is implementing the cutting-edge system to manage distributed energy resources (DER) across its network area. It will enable…

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The global energy industry comes to Sydney in two weeks

May 30, 2019 8:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Energy storage has never been a bigger topic in Australia, with the ongoing uptake of renewable energy highlighting the importance and relevance of energy storage and its role in our energy future.   The energy transition is upon us and energy storage has a crucial role to play in Australia’s future…

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AESA Joins New International Partnership to Increase the Use of Energy Storage in Developing Countries

May 29, 2019 12:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The World Bank Group (WBG) is convening a global Energy Storage Partnership (ESP), comprising 29 organisations, including the Australian Energy Storage Alliance, with the goal of fostering international cooperation to help develop energy storage solutions tailored to the needs of developing countries. By connecting stakeholders and sharing international experiences in deploying energy storage solutions, the…

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sonnen introduces fixed electricity bills for solar homeowners in Victoria

May 27, 2019 6:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over 2.3 million households with rooftops in Victoria will be eligible for fixed monthly electricity bills with the launch of sonnenFlat, an energy plan from sonnen that combines a rooftop solar system with home batteries. Currently available throughout New South Wales, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania and southeast Queensland, the…

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Largest behind-the meter commercial battery system in Australia now commissioned

May 27, 2019 6:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The installation of a pioneering solution with 900kWh of vanadium redox flow machines coupled with a 120kW C1-rated lithium battery, is now located on the roof of Monash University’s new Biomedical Learning and Teaching building. Colin Gillam, Australian Regional Manager, redT Energy commented that “the system was installed at the…

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Farmers Avoid Blackouts and Power Bills with Vanadium Redox Flow Battery

May 24, 2019 2:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A farm property in Western Australia has not had to pay for any of the energy it’s used for over two and a half years after installing a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) supplied by Perth renewable energy company VSUN Energy. Lucy Stuart helped pioneer VRFB energy storage in Australia when two years ago…

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Redflow expands into China

May 24, 2019 11:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian energy storage technology company Redflow Limited has signed a collaboration agreement with Chinese zinc-bromine flow battery company ZbestPower Co., Ltd, to supply a large scale, 100 kilowatt-hour (kWh) energy storage solution for a demonstration project for a key smart grid initiative in China. The Redflow deployment will be part of…

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Bruny Island Trial Demonstrates Household Batteries Participating in the Grid

May 24, 2019 11:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Final research reports for the Bruny Island Battery Trial are now available on the CONORT website at Laura Jones from TasNetworks, one of the CONSORT partners, has provided an update on this ARENA supported project: “TasNetworks has been honoured to be a part of the CONSORT Bruny Island Battery trial. In this…

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April 17, 2019 12:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At AUSPACK 2019, Australasia’s largest processing and packaging machinery event, the Australian Energy Storage Alliance (AES) ran a panel session “Meeting The Energy Challenge: The Long-Term Financial Benefits of Commercial Power Purchase Agreements”. The well-attended panel session, facilitated by Sam Staples, Market Development Manager, showcased the cross-industry work the Alliance…

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