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AusNet trial successfully takes part of Melbourne suburb off-grid

AusNet trial successfully takes part of Melbourne suburb off-grid

Eight homes successfully separated from main electricity grid and operated as stand-alone solar and battery storage powered mini-grid, in Melbourne trial.

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Podcast: Ausnet's Alistair Parker on mini grids and battery storage

Podcast: Ausnet’s Alistair Parker on mini grids and battery storage

Podcast: ITK’s David Leitch interviews Ausnet’s Alistair Parker about mini grids and battery storage and other stuff.

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Should Kangaroo Island cut itself off from the main grid?

Should Kangaroo Island cut itself off from the main grid?

The cable linking Australia’s third-biggest island to the mainland grid is old and needs replacing. Or could new technology make the connection redundant?

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Qinous adds 1.9MWh battery storage system to NT solar-diesel mini-grid

Qinous adds 1.9MWh battery storage system to NT solar-diesel mini-grid

German battery maker Qinous adds 1,987kWh li-ion battery storage system to solar-diesel minigrid at Daly River community, allowing diesel to be switched off during day.

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Victorian network signs up to help rural community go 100% renewable

Victorian network signs up to help rural community go 100% renewable

Victorian network operator Powercor signs MOU to help rural town of Newstead shift to 100 renewable energy by 2021.

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EMC joins forces with Infratec on distributed renewables, battery storage

EMC joins forces with Infratec on distributed renewables, battery storage

Australian renewables mini-grid and battery storage specialist Energy Made Clean has joined forces with NZ firm Infratec.