Big Battery leaders meet in Sydney at Charge Conference, 29 – 30 June, UTS Sydney and online

May 12, 2021 2:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While Australia is a global leader in the big battery space and many projects underway, there’s still regulatory, funding and business models questions that need to be answered. Hear from global experts on where the technology is heading and what markets are developing at Charge Conference, taking place on 29-30 June…

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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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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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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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New ARC Research Hub for Integrated Energy Storage Solutions

February 18, 2020 8:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Celebrating its official launch on Thursday 20th February at UNSW Sydney, the Australian Research Council’s Research Hub for Integrated Energy Storage Solutions is a $12 million collaborative research program working across 5 technology focus points: battery technologies including supercapacitors, fuel cells, power-to-gas, virtual storage and the overarching optimisation and integration…

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Akuo will build the largest storage project in the South Pacific

January 20, 2020 3:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In late 2019, Akuo, a global renewable energy independent power producer and developer, and Tonga Power Limited, Tonga Islands grid’s public operator, signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a 23.4 MWh / 6 MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project. This is the second of its kind in Tonga and named “Tonga 2”….

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Energy Leaders launches with Forum in Sydney

December 5, 2019 4:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“A multipronged, collaborative approach is needed for the transition to clean energy”, was a main takeaway from the inaugural Energy Leaders Forum, held at EnergyLab Sydney on 27 November.  This forum was called to discuss the 2020 Vision of Energy and the investment opportunities through 2050 identified by the International…

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Acquisition by 1414 Degrees includes plans for grid scale storage

December 2, 2019 1:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This month, 1414 Degrees announced that it is set to acquire SolarReserve Australia II Pty Ltd, which owns the Aurora Solar Energy Project near Port Augusta in South Australia. The Aurora Solar Energy Project has SA Government development approval for a 70 MW solar PV farm and 150 MW of…

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Rural Connectivity Group chooses Redflow batteries for off-grid energy storage in New Zealand

November 19, 2019 9:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The New Zealand Rural Connectivity Group (RCG) has chosen Redflow zinc-bromine flow batteries to store energy in off-grid telecommunication sites in remote rural locations. Commercial negotiations to establish a direct relationship between RCG and Redflow to purchase batteries are now underway. The RCG was established by the New Zealand Government in…

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ADB to Support New Solar Project in Tuvalu

November 18, 2019 1:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $6 million grant to the Government of Tuvalu to help fund expanded access to modern energy services; improve the quality, reliability, and climate resilience of the energy sector, and reduce the country’s heavy reliance on fossil fuels for power generation, while making the…

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