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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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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Canberra switches on its own big battery

December 4, 2017 4:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A day before the South Australian big battery is turned on, Canberra households are switching on their own big battery. More than 250 households will today synchronise their solar battery systems to sell energy back to the grid. Reposit Power and ActewAGL Distribution will together switch on a virtual big…

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November 22, 2017 9:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

ACT homes with solar and batteries are taking energy saving to the next level by competing with their neighbours to be named Canberra’s super solar heroes thanks to a new website by Reposit Power and SolarHub. Today saw the launch of Leaderboard the brainchild of Reposit Power and SolarHub that…

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Bringing Life to ld Lithium Batteries

October 30, 2017 11:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Melbourne-based company Relectrify is developing and commercialising control technology that unlocks extra performance in battery systems by boosting their second-life storage capability and lifespan once they are no longer effective as electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid car batteries. Relectrify’s technology focuses on providing an affordable, sustainable energy storage alternative by…

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ElectraNet awards contract to build Yorke Peninsula battery

October 27, 2017 10:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The construction of ElectraNet’s 30 MW large-scale battery at Dalrymple substation on the Yorke Peninsula has been awarded to Adelaide company Consolidated Power Projects (CPP). CPP will work with international power company ABB and battery provider Samsung to deliver the project.The battery, which will deliver both regulated network services and…

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MPower – NSW’s largest grid support battery to be installed in the Illawarra region

October 17, 2017 9:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

NSW’s largest grid support battery to be installed in the Illawarra region MPower to design, build and integrate a Battery Energy Storage System in the Illawarra region of NSW Principal purpose is grid augmentation System to also feature microgrid functionality MPower has been awarded a contract to design, build and…

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GFG Alliance invests in ZEN Energy to create a new Australian National Energy Champion

September 26, 2017 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance, through its energy division, SIMEC Energy, today (20th Sept 2017) reached an agreement with ZEN Energy to establish a strategic partnership and acquire a majority stake in ZEN, a prominent emerging Australian energy company providing businesses and households with affordable, reliable and tailor-made solutions. Having last…

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Standards Australia announces next steps for on-site residential battery storage standards

September 19, 2017 11:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In September, a broad agreement was reached on a way forward that will see Standards Australia, industry and government working together to fast track the development and adoption of appropriate product safety standards. Once implemented, these standards will enable the continued roll out of residential onsite battery systems, empower customer choice and meet community safety expectations….

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