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Redflow chooses Thailand for battery factory

Redflow chooses Thailand for battery factory

Australian battery company Redflow Limited has today announced it has established a company in Thailand to manage production of its zinc-bromine flow batteries in South East Asia.

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Father and son Australian company develops solar-powered drone

Father and son Australian company develops solar-powered drone

Light-weight new drone features standard solar cells, encapsulated in composite material without losing efficiency.

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Scientists develop spit-powered battery

Scientists develop spit-powered battery

You can make a battery out of a lemon, a tomato, an orange or a stack of pennies. And now you can make a battery using spit.

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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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Queensland opens registrations for 100MW energy storage auction

Queensland opens registrations for 100MW energy storage auction

Queensland govt opens registrations for reverse auction, with aim of installing 100MW of energy storage before 2020, alongside 400MW new solar and wind.

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Electric vehicles for Australia: Not if, but how and when

Electric vehicles for Australia: Not if, but how and when

Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) says that with a concerted effort, the Australian car fleet could consist solely of electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025.

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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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UK to ban gas and diesel cars by 2040

UK to ban gas and diesel cars by 2040

Electric cars will soon be as cheap as gas ones, “signaling economic turmoil for oil-exporting countries.”

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World’s biggest grid-scale battery will be in German salt mine

World’s biggest grid-scale battery will be in German salt mine

German utility EWE planning to build world’s largest battery based on flow technology in a pair of salt caves used to store natural gas.

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Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?

Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?

As centralised and distributed energy markets continue to diverge, can the curse of capital allocation be managed in a way that creates value (or at least minimises loss) for shareholders?

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How the new solar standard will affect households – like mine

How the new solar standard will affect households – like mine

Drawing from personal experience, a look at what the new national standard for solar installation could mean for home solar and battery plans.