Battery storage, air conditioning and appliances such as washing machines banned from off peak loads, in another sign that utilities are panicking about revenue streams.
Ergon has shortlisted 7 projects for its 150MW tender, including four solar farms, two wind farms, and a biomass project.
Energex proposes to punish solar households that add battery storage. The network should be encouraging them.
Major Queensland network wants solar households that install battery storage to lose their premium feed in tariffs. It’s the latest trick from utilities, but there is a way around it.
What does a regional utility do when it’s in the state with Australia’s highest uptake of rooftop solar? Encourage the uptake of battery storage, of course.
Ergon Energy chief Ian McLeod offers his unique energy market perspective – as retailer and network operator – on how Australia’s grid needs to change.
Ergon tender for 150MW of large scale renewable energy swamped by 2000MW of solar, wind and biomass proposals.
Ergon Energy in deal with Mitsubishi to use hybrid electric vehicles in its corporate fleet, says wider adoption of EVs ‘will happen’.
South-east Queensland’s Energex network now has more than 1GW of installed rooftop solar, with 2,319 new systems added in August.
Queensland’s government-owned regional utility, Ergon Energy, confirms tender for 150MW of new solar, wind or hydro capacity to be added to its grid.