A fully electrified home powered by renewables will need less than 40% of the energy of its fossil-fueled counterpart. And save thousands.
Transgrid may be forced to buy a pair of ageing, dirty diesel generators – rather than investing in a world-leading renewable micro-grid – due to Australia’s regulatory regime.
5MS will encourage investment in battery storage, but it will also bring create risks for renewable generators.
NSW government to support households and businesses shift energy use out of peak periods with new Peak Demand Reduction Scheme.
Origin’s investment in an innovative customer management platform pays dividends, with Octopus Energy surging to a A$5.5 billion valuation.
NZ signs up to “moonshot” collaboration with X, led by Audrey Zibelman, aimed at helping rapid decarbonisation of power systems.
Australian-grown energy technology firm Wattwatchers secures $5.3 million in Series B funding ahead of expansion.
ARENA hopes to replicate success of King, Flinders and Lord Howe islands in new funding round for remote micro-grids.
A solar and Telsa battery powered microgrid on Lord Howe Island turns six-months old, dramatically reducing the island’s diesel use.
Rio Tinto to treble size of Weipa solar farm – once the largest solar facility at an off-grid Australian mine site – and add battery storage.