Pumped hydro storage

22 million GWh of pumped hydro energy storage potential worldwide

These astonishing numbers come from a report recently released by Professor Andrew Blakers and other researchers with Australian National University’s RE100 Group.
Moixa VPP

ARENA funds national rollout of VPP solution

Australia’s green bank, ARENA, has granted energy management software firm Greensync and the country’s national grid operator AU$12.5 million to develop virtual power plant projects, which can help balance the country’s grid as more renewables come on stream.
Synergy Energy

Western Australia’s largest producer accused of AU$190 million in overcharges

Western Australia’s leading electricity producer, Synergy, has allegedly over-charged industrial customers to the tune of AU$190 million.
amazon web services

Australia: Amazon Web Services expands footprint in street lighting management

The capital of Australia's Northern Territory is deploying an intelligent street lighting system as part of its smart city and energy efficiency...
Smart Grid Communications

Asia Pacific: 3.5% growth anticipated in communication test equipment market

Research firm Frost & Sullivan forecasts the communication test equipment market in the Asia-Pacific to record a 3.5% growth between 2017 and 2022.
Hydrogen storage

University reveals hydrogen storage with triple the lifespan of Li-ON

The University of New South Wales Sydney are developing a first-of-its-kind hydrogen energy storage system that could provide cheaper and safer renewable energy storage than lithium-ion batteries.

Australian city lays smart city base with LED initiative

The city of Palmerston in Australia has selected smart city data applications provider Telensa to deploy an intelligent street lighting system.
Australian Utility Week

New dates, new partner for Australian Utility Week

Australian Utility Week and Power Australia have joined forces in a new co-located event that will introduce the world renowned POWERGEN and DistribuTECH brands into Australia for the first time, between 14-15 August.
australian grid

Australian grid evolving to decrease congestion

The Australian and New South Wales governments have invested $7 million in developing the energy grid.
volt optimisation

National Grid expands volt optimisation to Massachusetts customers

US utility National Grid is expanding its application of volt optimisation to increase consumer energy and grid efficiency

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