The South Australian government’s ground breaking battery storage tender has generated a huge response from interested parties, with more than 90 proposals submitted in the first fact-finding round, indicating the massive possibilities with the technology.
ARENA says battery storage as cheap as pumped hydro – for smaller storage projects. But both will be needed in a high renewable grid.
Industry and govt set to pilot Decentralised Energy Exchange – “deX” – for trading locally generated and stored rooftop solar power to support the grid.
AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.
Australia’s first advanced green fuels laboratory has opened its doors in regional Queensland, thanks to support from the ARENA.
Here are some data sets that provide real insights into the unique conditions experienced by big solar in the Australian landscape.