Energy

Yackandandah celebrates mini-grid power

19 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Selectronic Australia Pty Ltd

On 8 February, the Yackandandah community celebrated a milestone of 1 GWh of renewable energy generated from what is claimed to be one of Australia's first community mini-grids.


Solar storage powers microgrid in remote Thai village

15 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Redflow Limited

A remote village in the mountainous northern region of Thailand now has a reliable power supply thanks to a solar-powered microgrid.


Renewables will help Australia meet Paris target early — or will they?

15 February, 2019 by Lauren Davis

Australia is installing renewable power faster than any other country, and could meet its Paris Agreement emissions reduction target five years early as a result.


Predicting cloud movement to improve solar generation

14 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Curtin University student Mojtaba Saleh teamed up with Magellan Power on a PhD project that helps mitigate the effect of passing clouds on solar generation.


$2.2 million project to trial solar-friendly grid

14 February, 2019

A new trial in Melbourne's north-west will explore how solar energy can better integrate with existing infrastructure via a technical overhaul to the area's energy grid.


Port Lincoln hydrogen plant confirms generator supplier

11 February, 2019 by Jim Plouffe

Baker Hughes NovaLT gas turbine generators will be installed at H2U's South Australian Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia Supply Chain Demonstrator in Port Lincoln.


Compressed air energy storage in an old zinc mine

11 February, 2019

Hydrostor Australia has been awarded $9 million in funding for what is claimed to be Australia's first energy storage project using compressed air.


SA Home Battery Scheme to subsidise Redback storage system

07 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Redback Technologies Australia

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


Australia needs to intensify emissions reduction efforts: OECD

31 January, 2019

Australia will fall short of its 2030 emissions reduction target without a major effort to move to a low-carbon model, according to the OECD.


The case for green buildings in health care

31 January, 2019

The Australian and New Zealand green building councils have revealed the triple bottom line benefits of green-certified health facilities.


Bomen Solar Farm to power corporate renewable PPAs

29 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Flow Power

Business energy retailer Flow Power will contract 69 MW of the output of the ~120 MW Bomen Solar Farm.


Selectronic SP PRO Advanced Multi-Phase Upgrade Kit

25 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Selectronic Australia Pty Ltd

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.


Selectronic SelectSun three-phase grid-tie inverter

24 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Selectronic Australia Pty Ltd

The SelectSun, from Selectronic, is a three-phase grid-tie inverter. Available in 20 and 40 kW models, the system uses UltraEta 5 level topology for high energy yields, as well as integrated monitoring via the REFUlog portal.


Massive solar rooftop powers world record breakfast

22 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Primo Smallgoods

Primo Smallgoods is now home to a 25,000 m2 solar panel system, believed to be the largest single rooftop solar installation in Australia.


Photon Energy to roll out solar projects for ALDI

22 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Photon Energy Australia Pty Ltd

Photon Energy Engineering Australia will roll out 4.6 MWp solar projects across 30 stores and a distribution centre of the supermarket chain ALDI in NSW and Queensland.


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