Industrial energy users will have the most to gain as IoT and AI is incorporated into systems and processes, writes Ghian Oberholzer.
Residential storage used smartly or connected in virtual power plants can unlock value in existing solar PV, says sonnen Australia managing director Nathan Dunn, but don’t expect any major price drops. Many solar installers struggle to come up with much of a sales...
An energy solution gaining ground around the world that combines generation with storage was profiled during a panel session for All-Energy 2020.
The Victorian government has unleashed close to $800 million in funding to show it is serious about energy efficiency at all levels.
ARENA’s Darren Miller on how to build a risk-filled renewables portfolio … ‘none of our investments are duds – even the ones that fail’
As head of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, Darren Miller is pushing the technologies that will support and deliver tomorrow’s clean energy grid.
As EVs very slowly replace petrol-powered cars, networks, consumers, infrastructure companies and policymakers must very quickly adapt their thinking and services.
Climate-conscious venture capitalists are once again placing big bets on clean technology. Can they make money and protect the planet?
A crackdown on installers cutting corners when claiming STCs serves as a reminder of installers’ and designers’ responsibilities, writes Clean Energy Council risk and governance coordinator Leanne Nichols.
Solar module manufacturer Longi is carving out market share in the utility-scale sector as developers wrestle with the grid and competitors throw up challenges.
Distribution networks spoke about their efforts to accommodate higher levels of distributed energy resources into the grid during a session for All-Energy 2020.
The NSW government has provided the incentive developers of wind and solar, and especially pumped hydro, were waiting for.
As the economics of energy storage makes it appear more favourable, a battery sales company is planning what it hopes will be the country’s biggest virtual power plant.
Victoria has taken energy matters into its own hands and approved a 300MW battery, to ease the way for generation from wind and solar projects into the grid.
The Clean Energy Council’s 2020 Solar Design and Installation Awards focused on PV systems that helped owners of commercial and industrial enterprises cut their ties with polluting generation in creative ways.
A study of consumer attitude to participation in virtual power plants highlights the difficulties aggregators may face.
Global Sustainable Energy Solutions director of operations and engineering Chris Martell swapped techie defence work in the US for a clean start in Australia’s booming PV industry.
Komo Energy is looking to fund up to a hundred 500kW-2MW stand-alone solar farms supplying into the grid by offering shares to the public.
The NSW network hopes a Tesla grid battery will help steady to grid to take more renewables.
As the storage market evolves owners of behind-the-meter assets will have greater flexibility to profit than on-grid facilities, says UK entrant.
The first entrant into the hydrogen home battery market is made in Australia and ready for action.
The Adelaide outlet will use voltage-mastering technology to allow it to provide grid services to the local network.
The Energy Security Board has highlighted industrial load flexibility as an important potential contributor to grid stability. Is it a target we can hit? EcoGeneration asks a panel of experts to light the way forward.
The South Australian network is working out a way to manage the largest source of generation in the state … rooftop PV.
Replace coal and gas exports with clean energy? It can be done … if the grid is 2,000% renewables: All-Energy
It may be possible, if the technology is affordable and agreements are in place, to switch from dirty energy exports to clean ones … if Australia generates more than 20 times the electricity it does today.