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Image for the news item: Skillbuild Training delivers industry courses in Canberra

Skillbuild Training delivers industry courses in Canberra

National renewable energy skills training provider Skillbuild Training will be delivering solar pv and battery storage courses...

Image for the news item: OEH Battery Storage Survey

OEH Battery Storage Survey

The NSW Office of Environment & Heritage (OEH) wants to hear from businesses in regional NSW about how they can help you...

Image for the news item: Next Generation Battery Storage

Next Generation Battery Storage

The ACT is leading the world on renewable energy. We’re making energy smarter through battery storage, ‘the next big...

Image for the news item: Skillbuild Training to open Centre in Canberra

Skillbuild Training to open Centre in Canberra

Skillbuild Training to open Centre in Canberra. Upcoming courses include: Battery Storage Endorsement; Grid Connect Design...

Image for the news item: 100th ACT Battery Installation Milestone

100th ACT Battery Installation Milestone

More than 100 homes and businesses have installed discounted battery storage systems to help reduce their energy bills and...

Image for the news item: Cutting-edge battery tech coming of age with ARENAâs help

Cutting-edge battery tech coming of age with ARENA’s help

A home-grown battery storage technology has secured new funding support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)...

Image for the news item: The government is right to fund energy storage: a 100% renewable grid is within reach

The government is right to fund energy storage: a 100% renewable grid is within reach

In a speech to the National Press Club yesterday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared that the key requirements for...

Image for the news item: Local company to build massive battery-ready solar farm

Local company to build massive battery-ready solar farm

A 100MW solar farm featuring 400,000 solar panels will be constructed near the South Australian town of Tailem Bend.

Image for the news item: Regional grid operator to deploy large scale storage to reduce network investment

Regional grid operator to deploy large scale storage to reduce network investment

New South Wales grid operator Endeavour Energy is tendering for a large scale battery storage array to reduce network costs...

Image for the news item: 80 GW Of Energy Storage In Developing Countries By 2025

80 GW Of Energy Storage In Developing Countries By 2025

New research from the World Bank Group indicates energy storage capacity will increase 40-fold in developing countries over...

Image for the news item: ANU to map pumped hydro storage potential to back wind and solar

ANU to map pumped hydro storage potential to back wind and solar

A new study backed by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency will map Australia’s potential for pumped hydro energy storage,...

Image for the news item: NZâs Vector makes major push into Australia battery storage market

NZ’s Vector makes major push into Australia battery storage market

New Zealand energy utility (and SERREE Corporate Member) Vector is making a major push into the Australian battery storage...

Image for the news item: Australian first project to harness sun, wind and batteries

Australian first project to harness sun, wind and batteries

A world-leading project combining solar, wind and battery storage will be built near Hughenden in North Queensland, delivering...

Image for the news item: ACT Next Generation Energy Storage Grants

ACT Next Generation Energy Storage Grants

The following companies have been successful in the latest round of the Next Generation Energy Storage Grants. Households...

Image for the news item: Eight energy companies win ACT battery storage auction

Eight energy companies win ACT battery storage auction

The ACT government has announced the winners of the second round of its battery storage auction, part of a nation-leading...

Image for the news item: AEMO âconservativeâ battery storage view highlights barriers to change: Corbell

AEMO “conservative” battery storage view highlights barriers to change: Corbell

ACT climate change and energy minister Simon Corbell has criticised the Australian Energy Market Operator for its conservative...

Image for the news item: Millennials want solar, storage, shared energy â and an app for all that

Millennials want solar, storage, shared energy – and an app for all that

Who am I? I was born somewhere between the early 1980s and mid 2000s. According to research, I’m well educated, highly...

Image for the news item: ITP launch their ARENA funded lithium-ion battery test centre

ITP launch their ARENA funded lithium-ion battery test centre

Supported by a $450,000 grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, this trial will test the performance of six major...

Image for the news item: Second round ACT battery storage auction attracts 17 bids

Second round ACT battery storage auction attracts 17 bids

The second round of the ACT government’s nation leading battery storage tender has attracted a total of 17 bids from local...

Image for the news item: Morgan Stanley: Battery storage to grow four times quicker than market thinks

Morgan Stanley: Battery storage to grow four times quicker than market thinks

Leading investment bank Morgan Stanley believes the Australian energy market is seriously underestimating the grow of solar...

Image for the news item: Securing renewables: how batteries solve the problem of clean electricity

Securing renewables: how batteries solve the problem of clean electricity

As batteries become more widespread, this will answer the final objection to vigorously developing our clean energy resources.

Image for the news item: Neoen announces project completion

Neoen announces project completion

Neoen, owner of the DeGrussa 10.6MW Solar Station, the largest Australian off-grid Hybrid power plant, announces project...

Image for the news item: Solar Business Profile: SOLARHUB

Solar Business Profile: SOLARHUB

EcoGeneration chats with Benn Masters, Director or Canberra-based company SolarHub, which is currently expanding into Victoria...

Image for the news item: New SERREE Corporate Member VECTOR ENERGY

New SERREE Corporate Member VECTOR ENERGY

Vector Energy is the Australian Energy Storage business of Vector Limited, a New Zealand energy distribution business with...

Image for the news item: ACT targets 600 homes in second round of battery storage tender

ACT targets 600 homes in second round of battery storage tender

The ACT government continues to lead the field in battery storage incentives in Australia, announcing on Wednesday morning...

Image for the news item: South Australian Solar + Storage Trial to Utilise Canberra Tech

South Australian Solar + Storage Trial to Utilise Canberra Tech

SA Power Networks has announced the biggest trial of rooftop solar and energy storage of its type in Australia, in a bid...

Image for the news item: CEFC enters new sustainability upgrade partnership with Westpac

CEFC enters new sustainability upgrade partnership with Westpac

Businesses have a new line of low-cost, long-term finance for sustainability projects thanks to a $200 million partnership...

Image for the news item: SolarHub, ActewAGL Retail, ITP Renewables to install discounted battery systems in Canberra

SolarHub, ActewAGL Retail, ITP Renewables to install discounted battery systems in Canberra

Three companies have each been awarded $200,000 contracts to delivery discounted battery storage under the Australian Capital...

Image for the news item: Solar energy battery storage to be rolled out across ACT

Solar energy battery storage to be rolled out across ACT

The cost of maintaining Canberra's poles and wires could be reduced in coming years as the number of homes operating off...

Image for the news item: Sydney household becomes âmini power stationâ with solar + Powerwall + Grid Credits

Sydney household becomes “mini power station” with solar + Powerwall + Grid Credits

Australia’s first household to add a Tesla Powerwall battery can this week begin buying and selling energy on the electricity...

Image for the news item: Residential battery storage in Australia gets big boost

Residential battery storage in Australia gets big boost

A USD $36.5 million investment in Sunverge Energy’s world-leading technology is set to advance the uptake of residential...

Image for the news item: Telstra takes on energy utilities with home solar and storage plan

Telstra takes on energy utilities with home solar and storage plan

Australian telecommunications giant Telstra plans to accelerate the rollout of solar and battery storage technologies, and...

Image for the news item: First Tesla Powerwall installations in homes to begin this week in Australia

First Tesla Powerwall installations in homes to begin this week in Australia

Australia’s first Tesla Powerwall could be installed at a local household as soon as Friday, with the first shipment of...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy calculator launched for farmers

Renewable energy calculator launched for farmers

NSW Farmers has developed and launched an online calculator to help households and small farm businesses to test the financial...

Image for the news item: ACT to support 36MW battery storage as part of next gen technology push

ACT to support 36MW battery storage as part of next gen technology push

The ACT government has decided to accelerate the introduction of battery storage and plans to support the installation of...

Image for the news item: First panasonic home battery trial launched in the ACT

First panasonic home battery trial launched in the ACT

ActewAGL has partnered with Panasonic to promote the installation of solar panel and storage battery packages across the...

Image for the news item: Tesla presses the button on Australian Powerwall battery sales

Tesla presses the button on Australian Powerwall battery sales

Entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Tesla is ready to actively sell its revolutionary Powerwall home battery systems in Australia,...

Image for the news item: Future Energy Storage Trends

Future Energy Storage Trends

An assessment of the economic viability, potential uptake and impacts of electrical energy storage on the NEM 2015–2035.

Image for the news item: Home battery storage market expected to âexplodeâ in Australia in 2016

Home battery storage market expected to “explode” in Australia in 2016

The battery storage market is expected to finally “explode” in Australia in 2016, with the residential sector expected...

Image for the news item: Powerful Potential: Battery Storage for Renewable Energy and Electric Cars

Powerful Potential: Battery Storage for Renewable Energy and Electric Cars

A new Climate Council report has revealed that Australia could become the number one market for home battery storage - allowing...

Image for the news item: Tesla gears up for Australia's electricity market

Tesla gears up for Australia's electricity market

Elon Musk's iconic electric car marker Tesla Motors reported results on Wednesday morning our time, and Wall Street loved...

Image for the news item: Canberra launches ambitious bid to host US giant Tesla Motors

Canberra launches ambitious bid to host US giant Tesla Motors

The ACT Government is pitching to one of the world's leading renewable energy companies, asking it to consider establishing...

Image for the news item: Electricity Storage: Renewable Energy Applications in the Australian Context

Electricity Storage: Renewable Energy Applications in the Australian Context

Exploiting renewable energy sources makes sense on many levels. Firstly as a response to the world’s reliance on fossil...

Image for the news item: Reposit gives solar users the power of choice

Reposit gives solar users the power of choice

How's this for a world-first radical idea? Instead of selling the power you generate during the day for 6¢ a kilowatt hour...

Image for the news item: Energy storage systems just got more appealing to NSW residents

Energy storage systems just got more appealing to NSW residents

In Australia, spring has sprung and the days are getting longer and warmer. For residential solar households, this means...

Image for the news item: NSW slashes solar tariffs to push households into battery storage

NSW slashes solar tariffs to push households into battery storage

The New South Wales pricing regulator has slashed the value of solar feed-in tariffs in the state in what appears to be a...

Image for the news item: 8 batteries that store solar energy

8 batteries that store solar energy

Thanks in part to the research and development of the electric car industry, there has been rapid improvement in energy storage...

Image for the news item: Testing a model for residential solar and battery storage

Testing a model for residential solar and battery storage

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $400,000 support for Ergon Energy Queensland (Ergon Energy...

Image for the news item: ARENA Energy Storage Study

ARENA Energy Storage Study

A July 2015 review by AECOM of the energy storage market and recommendations to ARENA for funding and knowledge sharing priorities.

Image for the news item: Amendments protect against commonwealth changes, accommodate energy storage

Amendments protect against commonwealth changes, accommodate energy storage

The Electricity Feed-in Tariff Schemes Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 was today passed by the ACT Legislative Assembly,...

Image for the news item: Panasonic Tests Solar Battery Storage System In Canberra

Panasonic Tests Solar Battery Storage System In Canberra

It may not be as pretty as the Powerwall, but it does the same job. It’s currently undergoing trials, so the full details...