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Networks Renewed: Essential Energy partners in battery storage and solar trial in regional NSW Networks Renewed: Essential Energy partners in battery storage and solar trial in regional NSW

Essential Energy is signing up regional NSW residents to participate in a trial to assess the potential for customer-owned battery storage systems and advanced solar inverters to help better manage demand for network capacity. In a joint project with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), University of Technology Sydney, Reposit Power and SMA Australia, Essential…

Endeavour Energy SolarSaver Residential Battery Energy Storage Trial Endeavour Energy SolarSaver Residential Battery Energy Storage Trial

Western Sydney is leading the way with renewables with more than 100,000 homes now with solar systems. With the market for residential battery storage also rapidly evolving, there are now both opportunities and barriers associated with this technology that will be important to understand to ensure the effective and efficient deployment on electricity networks. As…

TasNetworks Part of Exciting Three-Year Battery Trial TasNetworks Part of Exciting Three-Year Battery Trial

For TasNetworks, customer owned batteries are an opportunity to resolve network problems without building additional network. This is particularly true at the edge of the grid, where building more network is expensive. The CONSORT Bruny Island Battery Trial is a joint research and development project through TasNetworks, battery control software business Reposit Power, the Australian…

Cutting edge renewable energy trial with massive batteries Cutting edge renewable energy trial with massive batteries

Two batteries capable of delivering up to two megawatt hours of power have arrived in Carnarvon where they will soon be part of a cutting edge trial. Believed to be the first trial of its kind in Western Australia, the two 1000 kilowatt batteries housed in two 40 foot containers will be connected to the…

ActewAGL supporting Canberra’s connected future with electric vehicles ActewAGL supporting Canberra’s connected future with electric vehicles

ActewAGL has launched its electric vehicle (EV) charging station network – empowering customers with greater choice and control and embracing their diverse energy needs. Eight EV charging stations are operational, powered by 100 per cent Renewable GreenPower supplied through ActewAGL’s Greenchoice green energy program. The first installation in the pilot project, a 50kW rapid charger…

Battery trial leads the way for renewable future Battery trial leads the way for renewable future

Historic agreement paves the way for Horizon Power to lower the cost of energy generation through battery storage    Two industrial batteries capable of delivering up to two megawatts (MW) of power will be trialled in Carnarvon under a new partnership between Western Australian  regional energy provider Horizon Power and China’s Lishen Power. Under the…