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CSIRO virtual power station trial cuts household power costs by 60%

CSIRO virtual power station trial cuts household power costs by 60%

Households taking part in a CSIRO designed Virtual Power Station trial have used solar, battery storage, energy monitoring to save up to 60% on electricity bills.

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ARENA provides $29m funding boost for world-leading solar PV research

ARENA provides $29m funding boost for world-leading solar PV research

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced it has awarded $29.2 million for 20 research projects to propel the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.

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2017 in energy efficiency: Smart energy management steps up

2017 in energy efficiency: Smart energy management steps up

The market for smart energy management in Australia is taking off, as energy users act to take control of their energy costs.

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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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More coal doesn’t equal more peak power

More coal doesn’t equal more peak power

The proposed closure date for AGL’s ancient and unreliable coal power station, is five years and probably two elections away.

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Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

The transition to a clean, affordable and equitable supply of energy is finely on the agenda in Australia, compounded by soaring electricity prices and the mostly favourable response to the Finkel review.

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Why 2.6GWh of battery storage is achievable in next few years

Why 2.6GWh of battery storage is achievable in next few years

It has been argued that the CSIRO’s report was “a stitch up” for renewables, and very obviously designed to downplay the benefits, even though almost every scenario the role of renewables resulted in benefits..

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Australia's biggest battery system delivered to WA astronomy hub

Australia’s biggest battery system delivered to WA astronomy hub

Carnegie Clean Energy adds 2.6MWh battery storage system to 1.6MW solar system at CSIRO’s Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory.

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How much storage and back-up do high renewable grids need?

How much storage and back-up do high renewable grids need?

According to a new CSIRO and ENA report, not nearly as much as the naysayers would have you think.

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CSIRO hails "revolutionary" energy efficiency technology with WA start-up

CSIRO hails “revolutionary” energy efficiency technology with WA start-up

Fremantle-based Ecocentric Energy joins forces with CSIRO to fast-track commercialisation of “electrical fingerprint” technology.

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CSIRO inks major China solar thermal deal, but home market remains stalled

CSIRO inks major China solar thermal deal, but home market remains stalled

CSIRO signs deal to make, sell, install its patented concentrating solar thermal generation technology in China. Meanwhie, in Aus..