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A month in, Tesla's SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month in, Tesla’s SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month into operation, the Tesla lithium-ion battery at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia is already providing essential grid services.

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Northern Territory launches tender for up to 45MW grid-scale battery storage

Northern Territory launches tender for up to 45MW grid-scale battery storage

NT calls for expressions of interest to develop battery storage system of 25-45MW to support grid in Darwin and Katherine.

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Redflow makes first battery components in Thailand

Redflow makes first battery components in Thailand

Australian battery company Redflow Limited has successfully started manufacturing core components for its zinc-bromine flow batteries at its new production facility in Thailand.

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Tesla big battery outsmarts lumbering coal units after Loy Yang trips

Tesla big battery outsmarts lumbering coal units after Loy Yang trips

Tesla big battery steps in after big Loy Yang coal unit trips, and arrests and reverses a dramatic fall in frequency – before the contracted coal unit had time to respond.

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AGL says batteries are coming, but coal is uninvestable

AGL says batteries are coming, but coal is uninvestable

AGL says no private investor would invest in new coal plant, but says battery storage is coming and will be a major game changer as costs fall – which is not far away.

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Egg unboiling machine could deliver battery breakthrough

Egg unboiling machine could deliver battery breakthrough

Australian researchers who unboiled an egg are turning their focus to making a more efficient alternative to lithium-ion batteries.

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9 solar PV records broken in Australia in 2017 (and one for batteries)

9 solar PV records broken in Australia in 2017 (and one for batteries)

2017 has been a year of records for Australian solar power, and the year’s not even finished yet. Here are 10 of the highlights so far…

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Flinders Island makes switch to renewables, with solar, wind and energy storage Hub

Flinders Island makes switch to renewables, with solar, wind and energy storage Hub

Flinders Island’s Hybrid Energy Hub is already taking the previously diesel powered Tasmanian island to levels of 80% renewables, and should manage to supply 100 per cent of demand before the year is out.

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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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Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

First phase of 1GW+ solar and battery storage hub in Gympie approved for development by local council.

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Redflow aims for 250 batteries per month from Thailand

Redflow aims for 250 batteries per month from Thailand

ASX-listed Redflow announced last month that it has started installing battery production equipment at its new factory in Thailand, putting it on track to commence initial operation by the end of this year.