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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.

Redflow LSB (Large Scale Battery) reference platform

20 February, 2018

The Redflow Large Scale Battery (LSB) reference platform demonstrates a straightforward model for deploying ZBM2 zinc-bromine flow batteries in large energy storage systems.

Easing the summer power draw through resilient systems

08 February, 2018

Melbourne Water is playing its part in reducing demand on the power network over the peak summer period by undertaking 'planned demand management' activities.

Insights 2018: Sam Staples

18 January, 2018

Sam Staples from the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition said 2018 looks to be an exciting year for energy storage.

Women in Renewables e-mentoring program

15 January, 2018

Mentors and mentees from the renewable energy industry are being sought to be part of The Clean Energy Council's Women in Renewables Initiative (WiR).

Distributed energy systems a key to smarter cities

15 January, 2018 by Ross Thompson

Urbanisation — along with climate change and demographic change — stands as one of the megatrends of the 21st century.

2018 CEO Insights: Stephen Coop

20 December, 2017

Stephen Coop, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, NHP Electrical Engineering Products, examines the evolving digital world and adopting corporate citizenship.

World's largest Li-ion battery marks one week of operation

08 December, 2017 by Lauren Davis

For the first time in South Australia's history, clean and affordable wind energy can be dispatched to the grid 24 hours a day, seven days a week — whether the wind is blowing or not.

Why building an 'active grid' is the key to renewable energy management

06 December, 2017 by Giovanni Polizzi, Energy Solutions Manager, and Juan Prieto Vivanco, Senior Manager – Energy Modelling and Control Systems, Indra

Indra representatives' opinions about how 'active grid' infrastructure can help Australia cope with the rapid transformation of the national electricity distribution networks.

Stepping stone to future energy in South Australia

04 December, 2017

Schneider Electric, in partnership with Australian renewable energy engineering company Planet Ark Power, has been awarded a $1.95m grant by the state government to support the delivery of a secure, sustainable and affordable energy supply to South Australia.

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