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Origin teams with UK start-up in SA demand-response trial

Origin teams with UK start-up in SA demand-response trial

Origin Energy rolls out flexible energy trial in South Australia, allowing commercial and industrial customers to align demand with renewables output.

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Get smart: AEMO unveils 200MW "virtual power plant"

Get smart: AEMO unveils 200MW “virtual power plant”

AEMO and ARENA unveil a 200MW “virtual power plant” from demand response initiatives featuring incentives for commercial and household users, battery storage, and a range of Australian monitoring, smart meters and voltage control devices,

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Future Grid teams with WattWatchers to tap demand response energy market

Future Grid teams with WattWatchers to tap demand response energy market

“Software meets hardware” partnership aims to tap booming behind-the-meter energy market – a key part of future NEM.

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AGL hits pause on virtual power plant in technology "rethink"

AGL hits pause on virtual power plant in technology “rethink”

AGL tells its “virtual power plant” customers in Adelaide their installation will be delayed while it reviews technology choices for the program.

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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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AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

In what’s being called a “breakthrough moment”, AEMO and ARENA team up to provide 100MW demand response capacity to meet next summer’s critical peaks. The program will focus on technologies like solar and storage in a way previously ignored by policy makers.

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Lumenaza aims to connect 1.4m solar households with regional market

Lumenaza aims to connect 1.4m solar households with regional market

A new software platform in Germany lets utilities buy and sell “regional electricity” by connecting up small producers with consumers.

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Electricity generation and transport: back to the 19th century?

Electricity generation and transport: back to the 19th century?

Decentralised technologies are now becoming the cheapest way to bring power to the people, as they were 130 years ago, but we still need the grid.

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"Watershed" demand response, battery storage project wins Victoria grant

“Watershed” demand response, battery storage project wins Victoria grant

A Victorian project using “non-network” demand response solutions to avoid network “gold-plating” has won state government funding.

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AGL unveils largest demand response trial, combing solar + storage

AGL unveils largest demand response trial, combing solar + storage

AGL is working with 68 Melbourne households to trial how to to balance electricity demand spikes in hot weather and, ultimately, cut costs.

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Load shifting with electric vehicles is a great match to wind in many areas

Load shifting with electric vehicles is a great match to wind in many areas

As EV battery prices drop, they offer the opportunity to soak up nighttime peaks, allowing larger capacity of night-peaking renewables to be deployed