Ground-breaking microgrid combines wind, solar and battery storage to power WA gold mine with up to 85% renewables penetration.
Network to pilot “disconnected microgrids” – comprising mostly renewables – that will cut links to main grid and deliver cheaper, cleaner and more reliable power.
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.
NSW government to support households and businesses shift energy use out of peak periods with new Peak Demand Reduction Scheme.
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.
Proposed new potash project looks to source two thirds of its power needs from wind, solar and batteries to slash costs and emissions.
Cutting edge battery storage technology designed to provide crucial grid services traditionally delivered by fossil fuel plants will be showcased in Tahiti.