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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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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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Network Opportunity Maps to pave way to smart, renewable grid

Network Opportunity Maps to pave way to smart, renewable grid

A web-based interactive map – dubbed the Uber of the electricity market – will help pave the way for a smart and renewable grid.

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Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance

Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance

Battery of the Nation would double Tasmania’s renewable energy capacity from 2,500MW to about 5,000MW, through a combination of pumped hydro storage development, private wind power development, and boosting the efficiency of existing hydropower assets.

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Carnegie turns wave energy focus to Albany after winning W.A. grant

Carnegie turns wave energy focus to Albany after winning W.A. grant

Carnegie wins WA tender for wave energy project, switching focus to Albany for a potential 100MW facility but apparently delaying deployment of first 1MW unit.

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia’s potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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Big energy players back major power shift, as GreenSync unveils deX

Big energy players back major power shift, as GreenSync unveils deX

GreenSync’s game-changing distributed energy trading platform officially unveiled with backing of AEMO and major energy market players.

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SA power-to-gas pilot to trial long-term renewable storage option

SA power-to-gas pilot to trial long-term renewable storage option

ARENA-backed project to test whether excess solar and wind can be used to produce cheap hydrogen, and as a long-term energy storage option.

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Hydropower investment positions Tasmania as battery of the nation

Hydropower investment positions Tasmania as battery of the nation

The Tasmanian Energy Minister andHydro Tasmania CEO inspected progress on the Cluny Power Station Upgrade and Refurbishment, which once installed will boost generation efficiency by about three per cent.

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Australia's pumped hydro storage potential worth thousands of Tesla big batteries

Australia’s pumped hydro storage potential worth thousands of Tesla big batteries

ANU researchers identify 5,000 potential pumped hydro energy storage sites, which they say could support a 100% renewable Australian grid – 35 times over.

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Australia solar market heads for 12GW by 2020

Australia solar market heads for 12GW by 2020

Australia’s installed solar PV capacity set to double in three years, according to latest APVI data, as the big solar market gears back up.