Dozens of WA households taken off the grid and given stand alone solar and storage power systems, cutting costs and improving reliability.
IPART recommends new standards to support use of microgrids and standalone power systems, when cheaper and more reliable than a connection to the main grid.
W.A. parliamentary inquiry finds state uniquely placed to become global leader in renewable microgrid development and export, but only with the right policy and regulatory settings.
The power sector’s rapid transformation has barely started, but implications for incumbents are beginning to be felt and speculated.
Carnegie kicks off Lendlease JV with 10MW solar plant in Northam, and with plans to add storage and “replicate it all over Australia.”
Carnegie Clean Energy’s EMC and Lendlease Services ink major deal to corner Australia’s multi-billion dollar microgrid market.
Carnegie Wave takes full ownership of Energy Made Clean, saying South Australia blackout underlines case for renewable based micro-grids.
WA power utility Horizon is leading a big switch from centralised fossil fuel generation to local generation. The economics of past supply models are no longer competitive with current and future technology choices.
Nissan and Honda will let the university tap the batteries of nine EVs for use on the local micro-grid.
Affordable renewable energy provides island and remote communities an alternative to the risks and drawbacks from relying solely on oil for energy.