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Tag: "virtual power plant"

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Powershop to tap customer battery storage in new virtual power plant

Powershop to tap customer battery storage in new virtual power plant

Powershop and Reposit Power join forces on new virtual power plant that taps customer battery storage at times of peak demand.

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Sun Metals, MSF Sugar sign up to Queensland "virtual power plant"

Sun Metals, MSF Sugar sign up to Queensland “virtual power plant”

Major industrials Sun Metals and MSF Sugar join state government-led “virtual power plant”, that will draw electricity from customers around the state to bolster supply during peak demand.

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Tesla ‘virtual power plant’ second best to real people power

Tesla ‘virtual power plant’ second best to real people power

The SA Tesla VPP may not be the most cost-effective solution to our electricity system’s needs.

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Tindo Solar, small retailers, to win big from Tesla virtual power plant

Tindo Solar, small retailers, to win big from Tesla virtual power plant

Tindo Solar to win big after mandate for Tesla virtual power plant calls for half of the 250MW solar capacity to be sourced from Australia.

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Tesla to build 250MW "virtual power plant" in South Australia

Tesla to build 250MW “virtual power plant” in South Australia

South Australia unveils plans to build 250MW “virtual power plant”, linking household rooftop solar and battery storage, in what it says will be world’s biggest. It will involve 50,000 homes, each with 5kW rooftop solar and a Tesla Powerwall 2.

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AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

In what’s being called a “breakthrough moment”, AEMO and ARENA team up to provide 100MW demand response capacity to meet next summer’s critical peaks. The program will focus on technologies like solar and storage in a way previously ignored by policy makers.

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5GW battery storage: How households can stabilise the grid

5GW battery storage: How households can stabilise the grid

Reposit Power says home battery storage the key to Australia’s energy security puzzle, not grid-scale applications.

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AGL goes live with virtual power plant linking household battery storage

AGL goes live with virtual power plant linking household battery storage

First phase of AGL Energy’s Adelaide 5MW solar and storage VPP trial goes live, linking 60 battery storage systems.

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German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen hopes to use its new solar and storage “free” electricity deal to muscle in on Australia’s peaking power market.

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World's largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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AGL's Vesey sees virtual power plants "all along the grid"

AGL’s Vesey sees virtual power plants “all along the grid”

AGL sees virtual plants in CBD buildings and manufacturing sites, as well as suburban homes, and says Australia will lead the world in energy innovation.