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Grid-scale battery storage ready to go in Australia: Garnaut

Grid-scale battery storage ready to go in Australia: Garnaut

Ross Garnaut says grid-scale battery storage ready to apply as “immediate answer” to Australia’s energy network problems.

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Have we massively underestimated the battery storage market?

Have we massively underestimated the battery storage market?

Newly released survey data suggests we may have dramatically underestimated the take up of battery storage in Australia.

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Australian battery boosting technology to be trialled in US

Australian battery boosting technology to be trialled in US

Qld-based Nano-Nouvelle’s lithium-ion battery boosting Nanode technology to be trialled by two US battery manufacturers in new deal.

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Commercial energy storage economics will be attractive in 19 US State markets by 2021

Commercial energy storage economics will be attractive in 19 US State markets by 2021

Commercial energy storage economics are attractive today in seven U.S. states. Could grow to 19 states by 2021 according to report.

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How Australia could reach 70% renewable energy by 2030

How Australia could reach 70% renewable energy by 2030

Getting high level of renewable energy in the electricity system will be easier and cheaper than most people think, particularly with battery storage costs falling so quickly.

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Even at current prices, energy storage makes economic sense

Even at current prices, energy storage makes economic sense

Even at current market prices, various different energy storage options make economic sense for renewable energy projects in some locations, according to new research from MIT.

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WA copper mine goes green as it powers with solar and storage

WA copper mine goes green as it powers with solar and storage

First big solar and storage plant fires up at WA copper mine, and other miners are keen to follow suit to reduce crippling cost of diesel.

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BMW reveals home energy storage system using i3 EV battery packs

BMW reveals home energy storage system using i3 EV battery packs

BMW unveils a new systems that allows EV owners to use their old battery pack in their homes when they upgrade their car with a new battery pack.

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Hewson's Solastor promises world's cheapest 24/7 solar power

Hewson’s Solastor promises world’s cheapest 24/7 solar power

NSW-based solar thermal company Solastor claims its modular CSP tower technology, which uses graphite blocks for storage, can produce “baseload” electricity for 12c/kWh and replace hundreds of coal plants in Australia and around the world.

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No batteries required: pumped hydro for solar energy storage

No batteries required: pumped hydro for solar energy storage

Need a complementary energy storage system that is well established globally, can handle massive capacity requirements and allow seasonal storage? How about pumped hydro.

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Vanadium: the ‘beautiful metal’ that stores energy

Vanadium: the ‘beautiful metal’ that stores energy

An unheralded metal – which can be used in new batteries which can store large amounts of energy almost indefinitely – will become key player in renewable energy revolution.