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Tag: "energy storage"

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Solar plus storage should be centrepiece of booming western Sydney

Solar plus storage should be centrepiece of booming western Sydney

New suburbs and housing estates in western Sydney should have solar plus storage at the core of energy supply. That will save costs for everyone.

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Unique models offer glimpse of New England’s microgrid future

Unique models offer glimpse of New England’s microgrid future

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, different states are following different paths to community energy resiliency.

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Energy storage market set to 'explode'

Energy storage market set to ‘explode’

Report predicts global energy storage market will ‘explode’ to annual installation size of 6GW in 2017 and over 40GW by 2022.

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Australian water-splitting concept could herald battery breakthrough

Australian water-splitting concept could herald battery breakthrough

RMIT-developed proton flow battery concept advances potential for hydrogen to replace lithium as king of energy storage technology.

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Graphs of the day: Peaker plants vs green power

Graphs of the day: Peaker plants vs green power

Wind and solar power are transitioning from marginal to central players in the grid, and there is a case for them to replace traditional peaking plants.

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Grid-scale energy storage: 4 ways to grow in 2014

Grid-scale energy storage: 4 ways to grow in 2014

How big batteries and load-shifting technologies can meet customer and grid needs.

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Could 2014 be the year of the battery?

Could 2014 be the year of the battery?

The growing role of renewables makes battery storage the best option for grid support and peak power supply. Australia, more than most, stands to benefit.

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SolarCity launches energy storage for business using Tesla battery packs

SolarCity launches energy storage for business using Tesla battery packs

SolarCity teams up with EV maker Tesla. Can it do for energy storage what it has done for solar power?

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Renewable energy barriers fall with new FERC order

Renewable energy barriers fall with new FERC order

Energy storage fans rejoice as US energy regulator allows storage to be connected to the grid, paving the way for more solar arrays and wind farms.

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CSIRO in new alliance to advance home-grown energy storage technology

CSIRO in new alliance to advance home-grown energy storage technology

CSIRO teams up with Boulder Ionics to develop ARENA-backed liquid battery technology aimed at enabling 24/7 renewable electricity.

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Households to play key role in financing distributed storage

Households to play key role in financing distributed storage

Households could provide ‘cheap finance’ for distributed battery storage and help ‘unload the grid’ of excess solar PV electricity.