Off-grid WA station scores 24-hour power and saves $10,000 in diesel with zinc-bromine flow batteries

February 18, 2020 9:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Yallalong Station, a 348,000-hectare cattle property 650km north of Perth, has deployed a Redflow battery-based energy storage system to boost its energy independence and save thousands a year in diesel costs. The cattle station, in the dry Murchison region northeast of Geraldton, can swelter for months in summer temperatures higher…

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Vodafone uses Redflow batteries to store energy for remote telecom tower site in New Zealand

January 20, 2020 3:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Zinc-bromine flow batteries from Australian company Redflow Limited have stored and supplied more than 50 MWh (megawatt-hours) of renewable energy for a Vodafone telecommunications tower in New Zealand during the past three years. Vodafone NZ’s Kauaeranga Valley tower site is located east of Thames by the Coromandel Forest Park in a…

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Knox children centres cut 75% of energy costs in winter with Redflow batteries

September 13, 2019 4:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Two state-of-the-art children and family centres in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs have eliminated three-quarters of their energy costs during winter with insulation, solar panels and Redflow batteries. The Knox Children and Family Centres at Wantirna South, which opened in January 2019, and Bayswater, which opened in March, each contain 100 kilowatts…

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Redflow batteries to store renewable energy for new children’s centres in Melbourne’s east

December 11, 2018 7:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Australian energy storage company Redflow Limited last month won an order to supply 32 zinc-bromine flow batteries for two new state-of-the-art children’s centres in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. The Knox Children and Family Centres at Wantirna South (due to open in January 2019) and Bayswater (due to open in March 2019)…

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Overview of Microgrids and Embedded Networks

July 24, 2018 2:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

See a short 15 minute You Tube video from GSES on the technical and regulatory aspects of micro grids in Australia, including a summary of the value streams and services provided by batteries by clicking here.

Mobile microgrid on IoT platform is now ready for developers and users of battery storage technologies

March 20, 2018 1:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A/Prof. Nesimi Ertugrul is pleased to announce that the University of Adelaide flexible and innovative mobile microgrid platform is now deployed.  A/Prof. Ertugrul noted that “Power networks in Australia and around the World are transforming at an immense scale involving multiple distributed generation sources and multiple embedded and off-grid microgrid structures. This…

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December 11, 2017 3:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Margaret Page, AESA Researcher What an amazing year 2017 has been. As more Australians and New Zealanders embrace energy storage solutions, we see a direct correlation in the number of new and emerging commercial-scale energy storage systems showing on the Australian Energy Storage Database (AESDB). As Researcher for the…

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Magellan Power Solar Smoother – an innovative solution to lessen the intermittency of solar generation

November 22, 2017 9:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The number of photovoltaic power plants connected to electricity networks in Australia has increased substantially in recent years due to the advancement in PV technology and rapidly decreasing costs. The distributed PV systems now make up the vast majority of installed PV capacity in Australia. One major problem with PV…

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November 11, 2016 11:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Neometals Ltd (ASX: NMT) and Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further progress the development of a downstream lithium chemical plant in the Eastern Goldfields of WA. Under the plan the partners would use lithium concentrate from their…

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Conergy partners with BMD to construct Australia’s first utility-scale solar and storage project

October 24, 2016 10:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Global downstream solar company Conergy has appointed BMD Constructions, headquartered in Queensland, as the major sub-contractor for its $42.5 million Lakeland Solar & Storage Project in Far North Queensland. Located off the Mulligan Highway at Lakeland in Far North Queensland, the project is the Southern Hemisphere’s first integrated solar, storage…

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