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Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Battery storage is set to jump-start the clean energy transition while at the same time disrupting the traditional utility business model.

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Why pick on banks when monopoly electricity networks make 10 time more profit?

Why pick on banks when monopoly electricity networks make 10 time more profit?

Australia’s monopoly electricity networks are the most profitable businesses in Australia – by far – and earn 10 times the returns of the banking sector.

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Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

ARENA says solar PV could account for 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030, as it unveils its new investment priorities – storage and reliability, solar innovation, energy productivity and renewable energy exports. Also, expect an announcement on solar thermal soon.

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California’s SimpliPhi latest to plug into Australian battery storage market

California’s SimpliPhi latest to plug into Australian battery storage market

As regulators consider strict new guidelines for Australian home battery installations, US battery maker SimpliPhi is making its move, keen to promote the key strengths of its proprietary technology – safety, reliability and flexibility.

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AGL looks to large-scale battery storage as alternative to gas

AGL looks to large-scale battery storage as alternative to gas

AGL says it expects large-scale battery storage will play a critical role in the changing nature of Australia’s electricity grid.

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Crisis, what crisis? How smart solar can protect our vulnerable power grids

Crisis, what crisis? How smart solar can protect our vulnerable power grids

The massive potential for local generation to actually improve the quality of our power, rather than hinder it is not properly understood.

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100% renewable grid not just feasible, but "reliable, robust and stable"

100% renewable grid not just feasible, but “reliable, robust and stable”

ATA report finds 100% renewable grid would be reliable and stable, with appropriate mix of generation sources, energy storage and upgraded infrastructure.

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Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

Why the future belongs to decentralised renewables

China and to some extent India are emerging as the principal practitioners of an alternative vision of energy growth.

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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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Emissions from energy use down slightly for the first time in two years

Emissions from energy use down slightly for the first time in two years

For the first time since the Coalition dumped the carbon price, energy combustion emissions fell in June 2016.

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Half of Australia’s solar homes don’t understand technology on their roof

Half of Australia’s solar homes don’t understand technology on their roof

A startling number of solar households think the best use of their investment is to feed power to the grid. Education is needed.