Construction of world’s first on grid wind-solar-battery facility in north Queensland now complete, with connection to follow in new year.
Melbourne firm says it has signed offtake deal for 5MW solar and storage project in S.A. Murray River region, as stage 1 of what could become a 30MW affair.
NSW approves state’s 49th large-scale solar farm, a 275MW plus 100MWh of battery storage project proposed by Edify Energy for Darlington Point.
Department of Defence tenders for 1-1.5MW solar plus battery storage for Jindalee Transmitting Site north-east of Alice Springs, to “reduce reliance on fossil fuels.”
The wind and solar boom is clearly adding to competition, but 5GW of battery storage in coming years will really focus the minds of incumbent utilities.
Delays in ESCRI battery on Yorke Peninsula blamed on complexity of project and commissioning hurdles also experienced by solar plants. It may have bitten off more than it can chew.
Gluttony and stupidity. The response from government and incumbents to the role of Tesla big battery has verged on distortion and stupidity. Here are a few facts, and graphs, to correct the record.
Quest for viable alternatives to lithium-ion continues, with news researchers have demonstrated rechargeable aluminium-ion batteries as possible for future renewables storage.
A stocktake of which governments are now offering programs to bolster the uptake of home battery storage in Australia.
Carnegie says cost blowouts at its solar and battery hybrid projects the major cause of its problems as it seeks to return focus on wave energy developments.