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Australian poultry farmer taps homegrown silicon energy storage

Australian poultry farmer taps homegrown silicon energy storage

SA energy storage outfit 1414 Degrees to provide NSW poultry processing plant with electricity and heat via a 25MWh thermal energy storage system.

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Battery storage booming, but even Tesla struggling to cash in

Battery storage booming, but even Tesla struggling to cash in

Grid-scale battery storage is taking off in Australia but it is still a struggle for investors to get value from their services. The contracts for the new Victoria big batteries explain why.

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How energy storage is rewiring the electricity industry

How energy storage is rewiring the electricity industry

Whatever shape the shift to renewables takes, energy storage will be the Swiss Army knife for electricity grids – a tool for any task.

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Tesla says Energy Security Board needs to catch up with battery technology

Tesla says Energy Security Board needs to catch up with battery technology

Tesla says National Energy Guarantee needs to be much more ambitious, and Energy Security Board needs to catch up with technologies like battery storage.

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Six months overdue, Victoria battery storage tender announcement still "imminent"

Six months overdue, Victoria battery storage tender announcement still “imminent”

Victorian government says winners of 100MWh energy storage auction to be announced “very, very soon.”

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How protons can power our future energy needs

How protons can power our future energy needs

Proton battery technology could be used for medium-scale storage on electricity grids, and to power electric vehicles. Here’s how they work.

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WA suburb to trial community battery 'bank' for rooftop solar deposits

WA suburb to trial community battery ‘bank’ for rooftop solar deposits

A new Community Power Bank scheme led by WA utility Western Power will allow local solar homes to store their excess generation in a shared battery.

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RMIT's "cheaper, cleaner" proton battery has li-ion firmly in sights

RMIT’s “cheaper, cleaner” proton battery has li-ion firmly in sights

Australian RMIT team make “crucial step” towards cheap, sustainable energy storage after demonstrating rechargeable “proton battery” prototype.

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Will Turnbull's Snowy Hydro continue its war against battery storage?

Will Turnbull’s Snowy Hydro continue its war against battery storage?

Turnbull’s purchase of Snowy Hydro means he is now both utility owner and policy maker. More concerning is that the newly purchased Snowy Hydro has a strong economic interest in preventing the battery storage market from taking off.

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"Future is storage:" SA govt pumps for four more hydro projects

“Future is storage:” SA govt pumps for four more hydro projects

South Australia government provides funding for feasibility studies into four large pumped hydro projects in the wind and solar-rich upper Spencer Gulf.

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First thoughts: Snowy 2.0 will lift emissions without more renewables

First thoughts: Snowy 2.0 will lift emissions without more renewables

Snowy 2.0 only makes sense if Australia has a much higher share of renewables than contemplated under the NEG.