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Category: Battery storage

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Consumers to displace fossil fuels as biggest supplier of energy

Consumers to displace fossil fuels as biggest supplier of energy

Network operator Ausnet says consumers will provide nearly half of their electricity needs, surpassing fossil fuels as the biggest supplier to the grid.

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BHP sees 500MW solar and storage potential in disused mines

BHP sees 500MW solar and storage potential in disused mines

BHP has been told its legacy mines in north America could support more than 500MW of solar, wind and storage, turning liabilities into potential assets.

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Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for renewable-based micro-grid trials that will reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

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Lincoln Gap may treble battery size, as wind and solar lead new era

Lincoln Gap may treble battery size, as wind and solar lead new era

Lincoln Gap wind farm may treble amount of battery storage, as it seeks new formula to escape dominance of big energy retailers.

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Lincoln Gap wind farm near Port Augusta to add battery storage

Lincoln Gap wind farm near Port Augusta to add battery storage

Lincoln Gap wind project to add “unsubsidised” battery storage – the third wind farm to commit to storage in South Australia in recent months.

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DP Energy trumps Gupta with 1.1GW of wind, solar and storage

DP Energy trumps Gupta with 1.1GW of wind, solar and storage

Irish company DP Energy unveils major expansion of its Port Augusta hybrid renewable energy park, adding another 300MW of solar and 400MW of battery storage, as South Australia continues to hurtle towards near 100 per cent renewable energy.

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Flinders Island makes switch to renewables, with solar, wind and energy storage Hub

Flinders Island makes switch to renewables, with solar, wind and energy storage Hub

Flinders Island’s Hybrid Energy Hub is already taking the previously diesel powered Tasmanian island to levels of 80% renewables, and should manage to supply 100 per cent of demand before the year is out.

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Wind, solar costs continue fall, and fossil fuels can't stop them

Wind, solar costs continue fall, and fossil fuels can’t stop them

Latest analysis from Lazard points to continuing falls in cost of wind and solar, and a growing divide between renewables and fossil fuels. And the cost of storage is falling too.

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Will Tasmania be the ‘battery of the nation’?

Will Tasmania be the ‘battery of the nation’?

Tasmania itself doesn’t need more centralised energy storage. Tasmania’s problem is lack of renewable generation.

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South Australia's stunning transition to consumer-powered grid

South Australia’s stunning transition to consumer-powered grid

Rooftop solar expected to provide more than 20% of local generation by 2025, ushering in transition to consumer focused grid in South Australia. Meanwhile, S.A. begins to benefit from renewables, with prices so far in 2017/18 lower than coal-dominated Victoria and NSW.

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Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

First phase of 1GW+ solar and battery storage hub in Gympie approved for development by local council.