Energex pilots ‘demand response’ household energy infrastructure

February 18, 2020 8:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A Home Energy Management System (HEMS) pilot program run by Energex will be offered to eligible Queensland households who join a pilot program designed to enhance energy management. Evergen have been selected by Energex to participate in the program. Their intelligent energy management software, developed in partnership with the CSIRO, increases…

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sonnen receives Australia’s Research and Development Investment Award

January 20, 2020 3:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In December 2019, sonnen received a Research & Development Investment Award at the 57th Australian Export Awards in Canberra for its direct investment in Elizabeth, South Australia to manufacture sonnenBatteries bringing new skills and capabilities to Australia and creating export opportunities for its home batteries to Asia Pacific. The Investment Award…

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GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for SA Solar River Project

September 25, 2019 10:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Solar River Project and GE Renewable Energy recently announced that GE has been selected for the supply and integration of one of the largest grid-scale battery technology hybrid deployment to be installed for the Solar River Project in South Australia. The energy storage system, called the Reservoir, will be coupled…

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AVL’s Wholly Owned Subsidiary, VSUN Energy, Has Sold a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery to Boost the Renewable Energy Supply at an Apple Orchard in Pakenham, Victoria

September 23, 2019 5:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

AVL’s Wholly Owned Subsidiary, VSUN Energy, Has Sold a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery to Boost the Renewable Energy Supply at an Apple Orchard in Pakenham, Victoria VSUN Energy will supply a 20kW/80kWh battery to link with an existing 60kW solar panel system which will be expanded by a further 100kW…

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1414 Degrees to progress grid scale tech for SmartFarms

September 13, 2019 3:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Less than three months after flicking the switch at the site of its first commercial installation, South Australian based energy innovator 1414 Degrees has partnered with heavyweight technical agribusiness and finance partners to identify and develop SmartFarm projects using the company’s Thermal Energy Storage Solution (TESS). Working in partnership with integrated electrical…

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Horizon Power chooses SwitchDin to supply secure utility gateways for residential solar & battery systems in Onslow WA

August 20, 2019 4:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

West Australian utility Horizon Power selected SwitchDin to provide enhanced Droplet controllers as ‘Secure Gateway Devices’ (SGDs) to enable strategic deployment of high levels of distributed energy resources in the Onslow region. Under the three-year contract, homes and businesses in the north-west town of Onslow installing new solar and battery storage systems…

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Updated incentives for energy storage from the city of adelaide

July 18, 2019 9:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The City of Adelaide is once again set to be an international leader by incentivising shared solar and encouraging entrepreneurs to harness electric vehicles in the form of a virtual battery. From 1 July, changes to the popular Sustainability Incentives Scheme will provide a range of additional rebates for shared solar, electric vehicles and…

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July 18, 2019 9:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian energy-tech company, GreenSync, has been selected to deliver a digital marketplace for distributed and renewable energy as part of the world’s most advanced network control system in the United Kingdom. Great Britain’s biggest electricity distributor, UK Power Networks, is implementing the cutting-edge system to manage distributed energy resources (DER) across its network area. It will enable…

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AESA Joins New International Partnership to Increase the Use of Energy Storage in Developing Countries

May 29, 2019 12:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The World Bank Group (WBG) is convening a global Energy Storage Partnership (ESP), comprising 29 organisations, including the Australian Energy Storage Alliance, with the goal of fostering international cooperation to help develop energy storage solutions tailored to the needs of developing countries. By connecting stakeholders and sharing international experiences in deploying energy storage solutions, the…

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sonnen introduces fixed electricity bills for solar homeowners in Victoria

May 27, 2019 6:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over 2.3 million households with rooftops in Victoria will be eligible for fixed monthly electricity bills with the launch of sonnenFlat, an energy plan from sonnen that combines a rooftop solar system with home batteries. Currently available throughout New South Wales, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania and southeast Queensland, the…

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