The Queensland Electric Super Highway – a significant move towards EV adoption

February 22, 2018 11:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Article by Paul Sernia, Chief Product Officer, Founder, Tritium Seven months ago, the Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads announced it was going to build ‘the world’s longest electric super charger highway in a single state’ as part of its commitment to encourage Queenslanders to support, and accelerate, the uptake…

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Western Australia’s largest on-grid battery win

February 13, 2018 11:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Highlights: Carnegie’s wholly owned subsidiary Energy Made Clean (EMC) and JV partner Lendlease Services awarded the design and construction of a 5MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for WA State Government utility Western Power. This BESS will integrate with wind, solar and the grid at Kalbarri to form the largest…

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Resurgence of renewable energy investment in Australia

January 24, 2018 12:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Scott Robinson Energy Storage has long been touted to be the main catalyst that will see the rapid transition of the global energy system toward clean & renewable sources.  Technology manufacturers and developers have all been setting up camp readying for the “tipping point” where a significant market will…

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How is Australia preparing for the electric and autonomous future of transportation?

January 22, 2018 12:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Article by Ben Selwin. The lesson of Nokia “We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost.” -Nokia CEO Stephen Elop Before Apple’s iPhone came along and spoiled the party, Nokia reigned supreme. The Finnish phone maker began taking over the mobile phone world in the late 1990s and peaked…

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Industry pioneers AES Energy Storage & Siemens energy storage team merge and will supply world’s largest storage project

January 19, 2018 12:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

ARLINGTON, Va., January 11, 2018 – Fluence Energy, LLC (“Fluence”), an energy storage technology and services company jointly owned by Siemens and The AES Corporation (“AES”), announced the receipt of all government approvals and authorizations and the launch of business operations on January 1, 2018. Fluence combines the engineering, product…

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Ecoult is Taking Australian Ingenuity to India

December 12, 2017 5:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sponsored Article By Robert Stevenson, ECOULT Ecoult’s expanding energy storage role in India, partnered with India’s largest battery manufacturer Exide Industries, was on display at the IFC Climate Business Forum in New Delhi on 29 November. We were excited to meet Australia’s High Commissioner, Ms Harinder Sidhu, who spent considerable time…

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Submit your feedback to help shape Energex’s residential trials

December 12, 2017 9:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Submitted by Vanessa Swinson, Ergon Energy Network | Energex We are seeking your feedback to help shape Energex’s residential battery trials. We are releasing the Preliminary Findings Report which provides an overview and preliminary results of two residential battery trials underway in South East Queensland. These trials are unique in…

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December 11, 2017 3:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Margaret Page, AESA Researcher What an amazing year 2017 has been. As more Australians and New Zealanders embrace energy storage solutions, we see a direct correlation in the number of new and emerging commercial-scale energy storage systems showing on the Australian Energy Storage Database (AESDB). As Researcher for the…

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Hornsdale Power Reserve now complete!

December 11, 2017 3:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In a landmark moment for renewable energy, Hornsdale Power Reserve, featuring the world’s largest lithium ion battery, was launched on the 1st of December by South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and Neoen Deputy CEO Romain Desrousseaux. This means that, for the first time, clean and affordable wind energy can be…

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Are you ready for an electric car?

December 8, 2017 11:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

By Carola Jones Electric Vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more common on our roads. Driving an EV minimises harmful NOX emissions and filling up a car with electricity is cheaper than with fuel. More importantly, they are also a lot of fun to drive. Most people who have tried…

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