AUSTRALIA

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Just imagine. It’s far in the future and all Australians are benefiting from solar power and going off the grid. But there’s a new menace. Millions of...
Last week, the Tasmania’s Liberal government had pledged to develop a $200,000 solar and battery storage “microgrid” scheme in the state’s south-east,...
The unveiling of the Coalition government’s new energy policy appears to lock in Australia’s extraordinary high energy costs for at least another...

More than $1 billion is spent in Australia every year on distributed photovoltaic systems, from small household systems to 100MW-plus power stations....

A new report from the US highlights how the concept of “baseload” is really just an artefact of an old industry, and points out that baseload should...

Eco Soul Power owner and director John Ryan-Knight is meeting a lot of demand for off-grid solar PV systems – and everyone wants battery storage, he...

Even as Australian power prices continue to rise, and the costs of solar and battery storage continue to fall, it remains relatively rare for...

A new study has identified at least 40 Australian towns that could, and probably should, quit the main electricity grid, because they would be saving...

The latest bushfire season in Australia has highlighted the risks associated with Australia’s elongated grid: Not only are the wooden poles and wires...

Australians will be able to use solar panels and batteries to cheaply produce and store electricity within three years, in a “dramatic” development...

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Western Australia has the potential to become a global leader in renewable energy microgrid...

The push to leverage decentralized clean energy as a means to quickly recover from natural disasters...

The Western Australian government-owned utility is continuing the rollout of its landmark off-grid...

Australian software billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes this week announced a plan to get stand-alone...

Australian households looking to install rooftop solar will soon be able to do so through their...

For the Silvies Valley Ranch outside of Burns, Oregon, off-grid microgrids for each of 600 homes...

Solar monitoring company Solar Analytics has found that rooftop PV systems in Sydney and Canberra...

Incentives for off-grid solar can still cover 30% to 40% of their total cost, although they are...

15.11.2019

Australian bushfires should make us think about energy resilience, and micro-grids

In Australia, one of the things getting in the way of utilising ‘distributed energy resources’ to...

A new report released by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) on 31 October has proposed...