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Want energy storage? Here are 22,000 sites for pumped hydro across Australia

Want energy storage? Here are 22,000 sites for pumped hydro across Australia

The race is on for storage solutions that can help provide secure, reliable electricity supply as more renewables enter Australia’s electricity grid.

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Battery storage uptake by households surges as grid costs soar

Battery storage uptake by households surges as grid costs soar

New data shows home battery storage installations set to treble in 2017, even without a price fall. Once the technology gets cheaper, says SunWiz, batteries will be as ‘common as the backyard pool.’

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UK power firm plans world’s largest battery storage project

UK power firm plans world’s largest battery storage project

British generator Drax to build 200MW battery storage project – at one of Europe’s largest coal-fired power plants.

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Hundreds register interest in Qld renewables + storage auction

Hundreds register interest in Qld renewables + storage auction

Queensland’s 400MW reverse auction for renewables and energy storage has been flooded with interest.

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“Ice battery” air-con technology set to cool Australian homes – and peak power demand

“Ice battery” air-con technology set to cool Australian homes – and peak power demand

Solar hot water company Apricus inks distribution deal for US “ice battery” + air-con technology that could cool Australian homes, and cut power bills.

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Energy storage start-up targets Australia, promises compressed air technology "half the cost" of batteries

Energy storage start-up targets Australia, promises compressed air technology “half the cost” of batteries

Canadian start-up claims it can deliver lowest installed cost per kWh for bulk energy storage with compressed air technology.

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Queensland opens registrations for 100MW energy storage auction

Queensland opens registrations for 100MW energy storage auction

Queensland govt opens registrations for reverse auction, with aim of installing 100MW of energy storage before 2020, alongside 400MW new solar and wind.

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Australia's pumped hydro storage potential worth thousands of Tesla big batteries

Australia’s pumped hydro storage potential worth thousands of Tesla big batteries

ANU researchers identify 5,000 potential pumped hydro energy storage sites, which they say could support a 100% renewable Australian grid – 35 times over.

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Battery storage developer Younicos acquired by Aggreko in £40m deal

Battery storage developer Younicos acquired by Aggreko in £40m deal

German-U.S. storage specialist Younicos snapped up by British power generation firm Aggreko in £40m deal.

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Energy storage already cost-competitive in commercial sector, finds study

Energy storage already cost-competitive in commercial sector, finds study

Cheaper battery prices sees storage playing a broader role in energy markets, particularly for commercial customers seeking to reduce peak consumption, research from McKinsey shows.

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Queensland fast-tracks auction for 400MW renewables, energy storage

Queensland fast-tracks auction for 400MW renewables, energy storage

Queensland govt reasserts commitment to 50% RET, and its independence from federal government, with $1.6bn plan.