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Innovative energy storage technologies on show

15 May, 2018

More than 60 companies in the Australian and global energy storage industry will come together at the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition.

Could compressed air energy storage overtake batteries?

03 May, 2018

Australia is ahead of the curve when it comes to implementing new energy storage solutions, according to Hydrostor President and COO Jon Norman.

Victorian dairy farms could soon trade on a local renewable energy market

27 April, 2018

ARENA has announced $370,000 in funding for a feasibility study into a 'virtual microgrid' for farmers in the Latrobe Valley.

Mixed response to technology-neutral energy policy

24 April, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

There has been a mixed reaction to the decision by COAG Energy Council to progress to the final design stage for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

Microgrid to help run mining operations in Pilbara

20 April, 2018

ABB has supplied a 30 MW battery energy storage system to enable uninterrupted power supply from Alinta Energy's Newman Power Station.

Partnership to develop carbon-based battery technology

19 April, 2018

Archer Exploration and UNSW have partnered to develop graphite and graphene materials for use in energy storage system applications.

Silicon thermal storage supporting renewables in the grid

16 April, 2018

The benefits of storage in relation to providing efficiency in a grid that includes a growing presence of renewables.

Vertiv Liebert ITA2 uninterruptible power supply

09 April, 2018

Vertiv has introduced the Liebert ITA2 uninterruptible power supply (UPS), a robust, efficient solution for various IT and non-IT applications. The product comes in 5–10 and 16–20 kVA capacities and provides comprehensive power protection.

Taking renewables to the next level for industry

05 April, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

Demand-side management together with digital technology could help industry further capitalise on renewables.

ABB to upgrade two critical Australian HVDC links

28 March, 2018

ABB has won a $30m order to replace the control and protection systems for two vital high-voltage transmission links that were initially installed nearly two decades ago.

Large-scale batteries to be connected to the Victorian grid

23 March, 2018

Together, the two lithium-ion batteries will deliver 55 MW of power and provide approximately 80 MWh of energy storage capacity.

Bendigo mineshafts could store renewable energy, says study

21 March, 2018

A pre-feasibility study has proven it is technically feasible and economically viable to store renewable energy using Bendigo's empty mineshafts.

Water bottler successfully upgrades compressed air system

05 March, 2018

Growing product demand recently led alkaline water bottler E'stel Water to invest in a tailored compressed air system.

SA under the spotlight at energy storage conference

01 March, 2018

The Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2018 will explore how major projects, such as those currently being undertaken in South Australia, are impacting the sector.

Natural Solar predicts SA battery boom of 300%

22 February, 2018

The South Australian residential battery power rebate will see the state's battery market boom exponentially, according to Natural Solar.

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