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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Farmers Avoid Blackouts and Power Bills with Vanadium Redox Flow Battery

May 24, 2019 2:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A farm property in Western Australia has not had to pay for any of the energy it’s used for over two and a half years after installing a vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) supplied by Perth renewable energy company VSUN Energy. Lucy Stuart helped pioneer VRFB energy storage in Australia when two years ago…

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Redflow expands into China

May 24, 2019 11:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian energy storage technology company Redflow Limited has signed a collaboration agreement with Chinese zinc-bromine flow battery company ZbestPower Co., Ltd, to supply a large scale, 100 kilowatt-hour (kWh) energy storage solution for a demonstration project for a key smart grid initiative in China. The Redflow deployment will be part of…

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March 20, 2019 9:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Energy company Magellan Power is pleased to be part of a new $8.8 million power system rollout as announced yesterday by Energy Minister Bill Johnston. 57 sites across WA’s South West are now set to receive Stand-alone Power Systems (SPS), the majority of which will carry Magellan Power designed and…

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Redflow batteries supply energy for remote Thai village

February 18, 2019 11:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Zinc-bromine flow batteries from Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited are now storing solar energy to provide a reliable power supply for a remote village in mountainous northern Thailand that has long lacked electricity. In a project backed by the Thai Government, the village of Ban Pha Dan in Lamphun…

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