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Australia should follow Obama’s solar SunShot

Australia should follow Obama’s solar SunShot

Turnbull should be excited by the U.S govt’s US$36m investment to turn solar PV and storage batteries into a new kind of virtual power source.

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Toshiba reorganising to focus on energy, storage amid major losses

Toshiba reorganising to focus on energy, storage amid major losses

Toshiba to place emphasis on its energy and storage businesses, as latest earnings results show catastrophic losses.

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ARENA backs pumped hydro project at disused Qld gold mine

ARENA backs pumped hydro project at disused Qld gold mine

Genex Power’s plan to convert an abandoned Queensland gold mine into one of Australia’s largest pumped hydro storage plants has received $4m from ARENA.

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German grid operator sees 70% wind + solar before storage needed

German grid operator sees 70% wind + solar before storage needed

German grid operator – partly owned by Australia’s IFM – says network can support 70% wind and solar energy before storage is needed.

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Morocco opens first solar thermal plant as it shoots for 52% renewables

Morocco opens first solar thermal plant as it shoots for 52% renewables

Morocco will open its first solar thermal plant in the next few days, the first of 2,000MW of solar capacity to be built in next 5 years as the country aims to replace more than half of its fossil fuel imports with renewable energy by 2030.

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Redflow uses IT smarts to push case for Australian made battery storage

Redflow uses IT smarts to push case for Australian made battery storage

Brisbane-based energy storage company, Redflow, is determined to mark Australia’s place in the next disruptive energy technology: battery storage.

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Genex plans pumped hydro storage plant, in old gold mine primed with solar

Genex plans pumped hydro storage plant, in old gold mine primed with solar

Genex Power plans to convert an abandoned Queensland goldmine into one of Australia’s largest pumped hydroelectric storage plants.

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Lazard: Energy storage sector at "inflection point" as costs fall

Lazard: Energy storage sector at “inflection point” as costs fall

Lazard says energy storage competitive in some grid applications without subsidies, but with big cost falls to come. Value of storage will increase quickly.

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Electricity retailers will transform the Australian energy storage market

Electricity retailers will transform the Australian energy storage market

US report says several key drivers – including electricity retailers – have positioned Australia’s storage market to take off in 2016 and 2017.

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Sandy solution for renewable energy storage

Sandy solution for renewable energy storage

Sand is emerging as a key ingredient in the race to develop a viable electricity storage system for renewable energies.

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Household battery storage to be economically attractive by 2020: ATA

Household battery storage to be economically attractive by 2020: ATA

Battery storage could be economically attractive in Sydney and Adelaide as early as 2018, and elsewhere in 2020.