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Hitech places second US$600,000 order for Redflow batteries in multi-stage Pacific energy storage project

September 25, 2017 2:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Auckland-based Hitech Solutions has placed a second US$600,000 order for Australian-developed Redflow ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries for a major, multiple stage project to build advanced hybrid energy storage systems that will deliver reliable power to multiple remote sites in a Pacific Island nation. For ASX-listed company Redflow Limited, this order,…

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Unique Public Forum seeks a collaborative pathway for Australia’s energy market transformation

September 19, 2017 12:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A unique public forum on 12 September brought together heads of Australia’s energy regulatory bodies and key industry stakeholders. Hosted by John Pierce of the Australian Energy Market Commission, participants included the Energy Security Board’s Independent Chair Dr Kerry Schott, AEMO Chief Executive Officer Audrey Zibelman, AER Chair Paula Conboy…

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The Role of Accreditation in the Solar and Storage Industry

July 24, 2017 5:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
The Role of Accreditation in the Solar and Storage Industry

The attainment of CEC accreditation for installation of Solar PV systems has been the standard for the industry as a result of its ties to the Federal Government’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES). However, the introduction of battery energy storage systems has sparked discussion with regard to the relevance of…

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New Energy Storage Working Group

July 24, 2017 5:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
Australian Battery Recycling Initiative

A new Energy Storage Working Group was launched by the Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI) on 20 July. The meeting was held in Sydney with members and supporters attending, and the Australian Energy Storage Alliance (AESA) was represented by Mary Hendriks. The purpose of the group is to “foster industry…

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GreenSync Awarded the 2017 CEC Innovation Award

July 24, 2017 4:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
GreenSync Awarded the 2017 CEC Innovation Award

GreenSync has won the 2017 Clean Energy Council Innovation Award in conjunction with AusNet Services and Power Tech for their work on the Mini Grid project in Mooroolbark, Victoria. The project established a Community Mini Grid in a street in Mooroolbark, to try and imagine the future of energy grids…

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Consultation starts on alternatives to grid-supplied electricity for remote consumers

June 28, 2017 1:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The AEMC  published a consultation paper on a rule change request from Western Power relating to alternatives to grid-supplied network services. Western Power’s request considers there are regulatory barriers which prevent distribution businesses from providing off-grid electricity supply to remote consumers as an alternative to maintaining or replacing the long…

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Have your say on Powering Sydney’s Future

May 29, 2017 2:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Electricity supports our way of life. If you live or work in the Inner West, you’re connected to one of the most critical parts of the network. Parts of the transmission and distribution networks which supply electricity to the Inner Sydney area were built in the 1960s and 1970s and…

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GO-TO-MARKET AND DEMONSTRATION FUNDING AVAILABLE

May 13, 2017 3:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Elemental Excelerator in Hawaii are looking for diverse teams with world-changing solutions in energy, agriculture, water, mobility, and resilience to fund up to $1 million through their two-track program Closing date is 25 May 2017. Fore more information click here.

Storage To Strengthen Victoria’s Energy System

April 28, 2017 10:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for detailed proposals for large scale battery energy storage facilities in western Victoria. The call comes following an exceptionally strong market response to an expressions of interest process run in February and March this year. Earlier this year the Labor Government announced $25 million to support large-scale energy storage, to enhance the reliability of our grid…

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ARENA & GreenSync launch deX: a new renewable energy digital marketplace that will transform Australia’s energy industry

March 28, 2017 3:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

ARENA and GreenSync join forces with industry heavyweights to create a decentralised energy exchange, ‘deX’; a digital marketplace for a sustainable grid of the future deX will incentivise renewable technologies to provide services that improve the reliability of electricity networks deX marketplace will assist with optimising future investment in energy…

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