Taylor intervenes in RERT market to pay smelter to act like a “big battery”, but not in the way that energy experts have been advocating.
On the fourth anniversary of South Australia’s infamous “system black” the state has spearheaded strict new inverter standards that will revolutionise the way distributed energy resources interact with the grid.
The reign of Hornsdale Power Reserve as biggest battery in the world comes to an end, with the new Gateway project in California.
Tilt – stung by delays at its new Victoria wind farm – warns that lack of clarity over connection issues puts future investment in Australia’s main grid at risk.
Energy Estate and RES join forces to propose 2GW of wind, solar and storage to deliver low emissions and long term future Queensland industrial hub of Gladstone.
Victoria flags “go-it-alone” strategy on network upgrades, as it seeks to solve grid bottlenecks that are hurting and delaying large scale wind and solar projects.
A record July for wind power has helped the combined output of “new renewables” – wind and solar – to reach a new peak for the month.
South Australia hailed as an example to the world of how grids can move beyond “baseload” and transition to low emissions grid dominated by renewables.
Solar industry says Victoria rebate scheme is a disaster as August quota exhausted – concert ticket-style – in just 90 minutes, confirming fears the government scheme is strangling the market.
Tesla says new “megapack” battery unit will allow deployment of “gigawatt” scale storage in a matter of months – cheaper, cleaner and quicker than gas generators.