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Are virtual power plants the solution to our energy challenges?

12 June, 2019

Smart tech companies like Reposit Power are revolutionising our electricity system by enabling energy companies and home owners to collaboratively solve grid issues.

Hydra Light HydraCell fuel cell technology

29 May, 2019

HydraCell, a fuel cell technology developed by Hydra Light, can generate its own power when activated by dipping in water.

New thermal energy storage system launched

02 May, 2019

The launch of a patented thermal energy storage system powered by biogas is set to revolutionise the global energy environment.

NSW school commits to long-term renewable energy use

01 May, 2019

Ascham School has made a long-term commitment to renewable energy by signing a corporate renewable power purchase agreement with business energy retailer Flow Power.

Sustainable power solution transforms classrooms into hives of energy

29 April, 2019

Hivve Technology has developed a comprehensive and sustainable energy solution that will allow schools to reduce their reliance on grid-sourced power.

Global energy storage sector to meet in Sydney

11 April, 2019

Energy sector professionals from Australia and around the world will convene in Sydney this June for the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2019.

$1.2m for short-term solar forecasting

09 April, 2019

A $1.2 million project is underway to increase the accuracy of short-term weather forecasting to better predict solar and wind power generation.

Microgrid solution for the utilities sector

08 April, 2019

ABB and Rolls-Royce have partnered to offer an energy-efficient microgrid solution for the utility, commercial and industrial sectors.

Sugarcoating renewable energy

21 March, 2019

Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bioplastics could help secure the industry's future.

Five gifs that explain how pumped hydro actually works

08 March, 2019 by Roger Dargaville, Monash University

Today, pumped hydro is the most common form of grid-connected energy storage in the world.

Shift to clean energy will support low-income households

07 March, 2019

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has urged the federal government to invest in energy efficiency for the sake of those on low incomes.

SA Home Battery Scheme to subsidise Redback storage system

07 February, 2019

Redback Technologies' Smart Hybrid System will soon become available on a subsidised basis under South Australia's Home Battery Scheme.

Selectronic SP PRO Advanced Multi-Phase Upgrade Kit

25 January, 2019

Selectronic's Advanced Multi-Phase Upgrade Kit for the SP PRO inverter allows for improved performance, increased flexibility, and quicker installation and set-up time.

CEO insights 2019: Mark Ferguson, Southern Cross Compressors

14 January, 2019

With the continuing rise in energy costs, Mark Ferguson details how air compressor operators can lower their costs using the latest technology.

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.

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