CCT Energy Storage's TED (Thermal Energy Device) is a heat battery that can store 12 times more energy than a lead–acid battery and 5–6 times more than a lithium-ion battery.
The 12- to 18-month trial will focus on demonstrating the operational capabilities of VPPs to deliver energy and Frequency Control Ancillary Services.
A Goulburn Valley pear and stone fruit farming family has saved more than $62,000 a year in electricity after installing a solar PV system across its two cold storage sheds.
Farmers are increasingly investing in renewable energy, but they continue to face a number of challenges when it comes to the connection, installation and integration of on-farm solar PV.
Renewables now account for 21.2% of Australia's electricity generation, contributing to decreasing emissions, according to the March National Energy Emissions Audit.
A report has found Australians support platforms similar to Airbnb or Uber that would enable them to share their excess power, particularly if it benefits those in need.
ARENA has awarded $9.41 million to 11 projects to trial short-term forecasting at large-scale wind and solar farms across Australia.
The 2019 Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition, held 13–14 June, will bring together industry professionals in the energy storage sector to analyse the projects and transformative technologies powering the global energy transition.
Construction has begun on the $275 million Mortlake South Wind Farm in Victoria, which will include the state's first underground transmission line and create over 100 jobs.
The WA Government has launched the Energy Transformation Strategy to address the rapid uptake of rooftop solar panels and battery storage systems, and increasing levels of large-scale renewable generators.
University of Sydney spin-off Gelion Technologies has launched an energy storage battery that could offer a cheaper and safer alternative to lithium ion batteries.
The Victorian town of Yackandandah has generated 1 GWh of renewable energy from its community mini-grid and has launched an energy storage installation at its fire station.
Deakin is partnering with AusNet Services and Mondo to develop a $30 million renewable energy microgrid to power its Waurn Ponds Campus.
The Labor Party's $1.14 billion National Hydrogen Plan, which aims to position Australia as a leader in the hydrogen industry, has largely been met with support.
Signal Energy Australia will be working alongside Canadian Solar to provide EPC services for the 175 MW Finley Solar Plant in New South Wales.