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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.

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ACT launches second phase of battery test centre, early results in

ACT launches second phase of battery test centre, early results in

Early results suggest that lithium-ion out-performs both the advanced and traditional lead-acid battery packs in terms of round-trip efficiency.

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NT indigenous communities begin shift to hybrid solar and storage

NT indigenous communities begin shift to hybrid solar and storage

ARENA backed NT project commissions first 10 solar, battery storage systems, cutting diesel fuel use by more than a million litres a year.

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Business slowly wakes up to reality that renewables are cheap

Business slowly wakes up to reality that renewables are cheap

ARENA report shows less than half Australian businesses have tapped renewables. But there’s no doubt the idea is starting to catch on.

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Carnegie grant funding update on wave, microgrid projects

Carnegie grant funding update on wave, microgrid projects

Over the past weeks, Carnegie received approximately $850,000 of grant funding from ARENA and the European Regional Development Fund.

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Unlocking the potential of Australia’s tidal energy

Unlocking the potential of Australia’s tidal energy

Australia’s tidal energy resource will be mapped in unprecedented detail in a new study funded by the Commonwealth Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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ARENA & AEMO demand response competitive funding round: Reserve limits for NSW

ARENA & AEMO demand response competitive funding round: Reserve limits for NSW

Changes to maximum allowable reserves for NSW

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Demand response pilot kicks off with $22.5m funding round

Demand response pilot kicks off with $22.5m funding round

ARENA launches $22.5m funding round for demand response technology and platforms ahead of the 100MW AEMO-ARENA pilot slated for this summer.

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Australian renewables head for "boom-time" – led by states

Australian renewables head for “boom-time” – led by states

CEC report says 2017 to be biggest year for renewables since Snowy Hydro 1, as industry shakes off Abbott-era uncertainty and state govts take lead.

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The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economy

The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economy

Adani Power’s latest big loss underlines the fact that its Carmichael coal project makes no sense. One myth is that the local economy would be devastated if the mine doesn’t go ahead. But it’s simply not true, given the huge pipeline of solar, wind, storage, biofuel and battery manufacturing projects.