Energy

Energy storage system to be piloted at SA wastewater plant

12 December, 2018

A molten silicon energy storage system developed by South Australian innovator 1414 Degrees is about to undergo a commercial pilot.


'Sun in a box' could store renewable energy for the grid

07 December, 2018

Researchers have come up with a conceptual design for a system to store renewable energy and deliver that energy back into an electric grid on demand.


One step closer to aluminium-ion batteries

05 December, 2018

Scientists have demonstrated a strategy for designing active materials for rechargeable aluminium-ion batteries that could be used in future for renewable energy storage.


Melbourne Museum enlists Siemens for solar array

04 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

A fleet of helicopters recently transported 1350 solar panels from the grounds of Carlton Gardens to the roof of the Melbourne Museum.


Pernod Ricard Winemakers commits to 100% renewable energy

30 November, 2018

To reach 100% renewable electricity, Pernod Ricard Winemakers has signed a 10-year virtual generation agreement (VGA) with wholesale electricity retailer Flow Power.


Streetlights in Sydney's Inner West go green

20 November, 2018

Sydney's Inner West Council will systematically replace streetlights in residential streets with new LED lights that will use less power, save money and reduce emissions.


Demand management trial set for national rollout

19 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Origin Energy

Origin Energy and Tempus Energy recently partnered on a South Australian demand management trial that uses AI to shift energy usage to different times of the day.


Fonterra milk processing plant now co-firing on wood

19 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Fonterra

A newly converted boiler will slash the amount of coal used by Fonterra's Brightwater plant and cut carbon emissions at the site by around 2400 tonnes a year.


ABB Ability TXpert Dry dry-type digital transformer

19 November, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has launched a dry-type (oil-free) digital transformer, the ABB Ability TXpert Dry. Due to its dry-type design, digitalisation and little or zero maintenance, the transformer offers safety and data security, with plenty of uptime and optimised operations.


Dundonnell Wind Farm project reaches financial close

15 November, 2018

AusNet Services has been appointed to help connect the 336 MW Dundonnell Wind Farm, which recently reached financial close, to the National Energy Market.


UTS signs PPA with Walgett Solar Farm

13 November, 2018

UTS has helped kickstart a new $40 million solar farm in regional NSW, signing a commitment to buy energy generated on site.


Are your sugar mills efficient?

13 November, 2018 by Robert Glass, Global Food and Beverage Communications Manager | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The role of electrification in sugar milling energy efficiency is becoming more important.


Occupants wanted for Passive House trial

02 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Frasers Property Australia

Frasers Property Australia has announced it will test the economic and comfort benefits of a Certified Passive House home for the mass market in Australia against the outcomes of a standard family home.


Microgrid project to power US Air National Guard base

30 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Ecoult

Energy storage company Ecoult is supplying its technology for use in a new microgrid project, where it will help power the Otis Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod.


Grid-scale battery reaches completion in Ballarat

29 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

The 30 MW/30 MWh Ballarat Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is now in the final testing phase before being connected to the grid in time for the approaching summer.


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