West Australia energy minister says the future is in solar, noting that it is cheap, democratic, and was likely to displace the state’s ageing coal generators. And this man used to head the IPA!
Category: Smart Energy
Eureka Prize awarded to SA researchers for cheap, effective salt-based energy storage solution, designed to boost uptake of renewables.
A new electricity retailer that will focus on smart meters, rooftop solar and battery storage is about to emerge in Australia.
How “flexiwatts” can reduce customer bills and lower grid costs by creating flexible demand options.
Redflow says it has cut costs of its zinc bromide flow batteries by 50%, will have ‘plug n play’ storage for homes by early 2016.
Victoria’s electricity networks push into commercial solar market and storage as part of strategy that could put them in direct competition with electricity retailers.
The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target – a scheme that was to be scrapped under Coalition – has been extended by 2 years, the target boosted by 20%.
New data from Germany’s Network Agency show amount of grid down-time at record low. Grid reliability in other renewable-heavy countries has also improved.