ARENA to fund AGL Energy study into grid-connected energy storage for its wind farms in South Australia.
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Clive Palmer, who has helped Abbott government dump the carbon price and has now reversed his opposition to Direct Action, may now allow changes to the RET. He also says Australian coal is good for emissions reductions.
The surprise fall in solar costs means that the Obama administration’s ambitious “Sunshot” targets – to make solar cheaper than fossil fuels – are well within reach.
Five towns NSW’s New England region have bid to become Australia’s first zero net energy towns. Even Barnaby Joyce is a supporter.
Energy storage is already making financial sense in the Australian market, and it won’t be long until battery storage solutions become a compelling investment for households as well as business customers and network operators.
The once booming Phillip Morris cigarette plant in North Carolina has been reborn into a facility that churns out batteries for solar and wind farms.