Efficiency and renewables

EVs to drive change in home energy systems

03 June, 2019 | Supplied by: IEEFA

Electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to help reduce solar payback periods and accelerate the transition to renewables, according to a report.

Energetic Lighting Australia Wide Bodied Stellar LED Batten

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Energetic Lighting Australia Pty Ltd

Energetic Lighting Australia has released its Wide Bodied Stellar Batten that is both wider and longer than a normal LED batten.

ABB REACT 2 inverter and energy storage solution

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB REACT 2 inverter and energy storage solution includes a high-voltage Li-ion battery with a storage capacity of up to 12 kWh.

Action needed to improve energy literacy: report

28 May, 2019

A report released by National Energy Resources Australia is calling for a nationally coordinated effort to enhance Australia's energy knowledge.

Redflow deploys batteries in China smart grid project

23 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Redflow Limited

Australian-based Redflow Limited has signed a collaboration agreement with ZbestPower to supply a 100 kWh battery energy storage solution for a smart grid project in China's Qinghai Province.

Energy strategy to be tested on solar-powered car

21 May, 2019

Researchers will test an energy management strategy that maximises efficiency in balancing solar input, battery storage potential and energy output at the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

Chargefox deploys Tritium's EV chargers in Queensland

13 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Tritium Pty Ltd

Chargefox has opened its third ultra-rapid charging station in Toombul Shopping Centre, which features Veefil-PK 350 kW and Veefil-RT 50 kW DC fast chargers from Tritium.

Real-time energy insights for Asia Pacific

09 May, 2019

Grid4C will embed its predictive analytics software solutions in Landis+Gyr's smart meters to deliver predictive insights at the grid edge with real-time decisions. 

Securing the modern grid

08 May, 2019 by Dan Agnew, General Manager of Power Distribution ANZ | Supplied by: Eaton Industries Pty Ltd

Ageing infrastructure, environmental concerns, advancements in technology and changing consumer preferences are driving grid modernisation as utilities work to meet changing and growing demands.

Keeping up with the data-driven energy industry

02 May, 2019

Australian integrated energy company Origin Energy has invested in technology provider Intertrust in order to capitalise on the industry's transition towards data-driven models.

People are hindering energy storage growth

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Exhibitions & Trade Fairs Pty Ltd

Robert Morgan, CEO of Energy Storage at GE Renewable Energy, suggests the biggest obstacle to integrating storage into the grid is people as opposed to hardware.

Smart streetlights could save cities $15bn

29 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research predicts smart connected streetlighting deployments will deliver $15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities by 2023.

Indoor workplaces should utilise natural light, researchers say

25 April, 2019

Griffith University researchers found that opting for natural light instead of office lighting provided energy and cost savings, and supported mood and sleep.

ARENA funding for relocatable rooftop solar trial

19 April, 2019

Australian start-up Solpod has received $975,000 from ARENA to trial installing redeployable rooftop solar on commercial and government buildings.

Smart lighting project to come to Canberra

18 April, 2019

Itron, Electrix, and Transport Canberra and City Services will create an IIoT network to support smart city and energy solutions in Canberra.

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