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Hybrid system installed at energy storage trial

07 April, 2016

Energex is conducting a Battery Energy Storage Systems trial as part of a long-term strategy to manage demand on the network based on customers' ever-changing usage habits.


Akasol neeoQube energy storage cell

11 March, 2016

The Akasol neeoQube is an intelligent lithium-ion battery storage solution for any solar power system. Innovative and efficient, the product is designed to store excess power produced during the day so it can be used at any time needed, even during the night.


Atlas Copco ES controllers for multiple compressor installations

29 February, 2016

Atlas Copco's ES controllers increase the efficiency of multiple-machine installations. Offering a range of control and monitoring functions, the controllers can help reduce the pressure band of the compressed air or vacuum installation, equalise the running hours and minimise the unloaded running of the machines.


Utility slashes fuel usage with combined cycle optimisation

29 January, 2016

Emerson Process Management has completed a combined cycle optimisation project that generated operational improvements and slashed average fuel usage at a large power-generating unit operated by one of the largest utilities in the US.


Zoned heating technologies that compress energy consumption

14 January, 2016

Variable temperature scheduling and zoned heating are now drastically reducing home heating bills. Home energy management systems, used to coordinate scheduled heat, will seemingly become commonplace in the years to come.


Incandescent bulbs could make an energy-efficient comeback

13 January, 2016

US researchers have developed a way to combine the warm look of traditional light bulbs with 21st-century energy efficiency. Their study features a new type of filter that 'recycles' the infrared photons in incandescent bulbs.


Is this Australia's most sustainable display home?

21 December, 2015

The Cape housing project is said to be Australia's most energy-efficient housing development, with minimum standards of 7.5-star energy efficiency, 2.5 kW solar and 10,000 L water storage per home.


Powercaps provide the best of two energy worlds

09 December, 2015

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has developed Powercaps — energy storage systems that combine the advantages of batteries and supercapacitors.


Battery storage trial for WA

27 November, 2015

WA Minister for Energy Mike Nahan has announced a historic partnership between Horizon Power and China's Lishen Power that will explore ways of meeting energy demand quickly at a lower cost with the use of battery storage.


Milk-chilling technology that keeps its cool

12 November, 2015

An innovative milk-chilling system has not only saved the quality of a New Zealand farmer's milk, but also his power bill.


Solco to acquire 20% of Redback Technologies

10 November, 2015

Solco has entered into a heads of agreement to acquire Redback Investments Australia (RBIA), which owns 20% of emerging energy storage business Redback Technologies.


Atlas Copco ZE5/6 series low-pressure air compressors

30 October, 2015

The ZE5/6 series is an air-cooled, low-pressure, oil-free air compressor delivering energy savings of up to 35% with its built-in VSD. As an energy-efficient alternative to traditional low-pressure compressors, it is suitable for various low-pressure applications as well as bulk material handling.


Ecoult UltraFlex medium-scale lead-acid battery hybrid

15 October, 2015

Ecoult has released its medium-scale version of UItraBattery, an industrial-strength lead-acid battery hybrid and ultracapacitor housed in a single cell with a common electrolyte.


Energy storage report launched

13 October, 2015

The Australian Energy Storage Council has formally released the 2015 Global Energy Storage Market Overview & Regional Summary Report.


BuildingIQ projects supported by NSW under M&V offering

22 September, 2015

BuildingIQ has been named an approved supplier for measurement and verification (M&V) services by the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage. The OEH initiative aims to accelerate the uptake of energy efficiency in NSW by supporting up to 70 new M&V projects over the next two years.


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