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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

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Can distributed resources replace $1bn in substation upgrades?

Can distributed resources replace $1bn in substation upgrades?

New York’s main utility is proposing $200m distributed energy investments, to avoid $1 billion of upgrades to centralised grid.

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Texas city aims for 950MW of solar, bold distributed energy goals

Texas city aims for 950MW of solar, bold distributed energy goals

Austin city council approves plan for 55% generation to come from renewables, energy efficiency and other clean resources by 2025.

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Texas to overhaul its grid-balancing services with energy storage

Texas to overhaul its grid-balancing services with energy storage

With coal-power being retired at an increasing pace, Texas’ grid operator needs alternatives; says faster, more diverse resources will be welcomed.

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Nissan testing LEAFs in energy supply, demand management systems

Nissan testing LEAFs in energy supply, demand management systems

Nissan to participate with other businesses and government authorities in Japan in testing of new “demand response” energy supply and demand system.