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Evoenergy successfully trials multiple demand management initiatives

April 18, 2018 12:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The ACT electricity network owner, Evoenergy, has conducted the largest and most comprehensive demand management (DM) trials in Australia. DM will play a key role in the future of modern electricity networks by helping to maintain grid security and optimise network investment. Branch Manager Asset and Network Performance Leylann Hinch…

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Australians buying three times more batteries in response to energy price hikes

April 18, 2018 9:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Household battery demand has trebled since last year, as Australians take matters into their own hands to protect themselves against energy price hikes. A new report by solar energy consultancy, SunWiz, shows almost 21,000 energy storage systems were installed in Australia in 2017, a three-fold increase on the year before….

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Energy innovator gets ducks in a row ahead of IPO

April 18, 2018 9:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the final stages of preparation, South Australian based energy innovator, 1414 Degrees, has inked a deal for the first interstate installation of its products. The project will see the company integrate its Thermal Energy Storage System (TESS) into the existing operations of national…

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Mobile microgrid on IoT platform is now ready for developers and users of battery storage technologies

March 20, 2018 1:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A/Prof. Nesimi Ertugrul is pleased to announce that the University of Adelaide flexible and innovative mobile microgrid platform is now deployed.  A/Prof. Ertugrul noted that “Power networks in Australia and around the World are transforming at an immense scale involving multiple distributed generation sources and multiple embedded and off-grid microgrid structures. This…

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VARTA Storage launches Its Energy Storage Products in Australia

March 16, 2018 11:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Melbourne / Noerdlingen, March 14, 2018 Energy Storage Solutions with “Made in Germany” Quality Available Across Australian market VARTA Storage GmbH enters the Australian market, bringing their quality “Made in Germany” energy storage solutions to the fifth continent. Customers will be able to buy and install VARTA Storage’s lineup of…

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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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