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Tag: "virtual power plant"

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AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

In what’s being called a “breakthrough moment”, AEMO and ARENA team up to provide 100MW demand response capacity to meet next summer’s critical peaks. The program will focus on technologies like solar and storage in a way previously ignored by policy makers.

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5GW battery storage: How households can stabilise the grid

5GW battery storage: How households can stabilise the grid

Reposit Power says home battery storage the key to Australia’s energy security puzzle, not grid-scale applications.

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AGL goes live with virtual power plant linking household battery storage

AGL goes live with virtual power plant linking household battery storage

First phase of AGL Energy’s Adelaide 5MW solar and storage VPP trial goes live, linking 60 battery storage systems.

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German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen hopes to use its new solar and storage “free” electricity deal to muscle in on Australia’s peaking power market.

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World's largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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AGL's Vesey sees virtual power plants "all along the grid"

AGL’s Vesey sees virtual power plants “all along the grid”

AGL sees virtual plants in CBD buildings and manufacturing sites, as well as suburban homes, and says Australia will lead the world in energy innovation.

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World's largest virtual power plant: What's in it for consumers?

World’s largest virtual power plant: What’s in it for consumers?

Sunverge, the US-based company supplying the “brains” for AGL’s virtual power plant, explains how the project will benefit consumers.

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AGL invests in world's largest battery storage virtual power plant

AGL invests in world’s largest battery storage virtual power plant

AGL Energy to install 1,000 centrally controlled battery storage systems in South Australian homes and businesses with a total capacity of 7MWh – equivalent to a 5MW solar peaking plant. A foretaste of what many expect to be the energy system of the future.

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Ontario’s virtual power plant from home solar and storage

Ontario’s virtual power plant from home solar and storage

Twenty homes within PowerStream’s territory have embarked upon a project that could change the face of electrical consumption in Ontario.