Could the solar boom bust the grid?

The increase in solar PV generation is attributed to a record amount of installed rooftop solar capacity over 2018, which made up 74% of total solar generation in Q4 2018.

Falling behind ‘down under’

As in many developed countries, Australia’s grid infrastructure is ageing but state-led infrastructure modernisation has been ongoing since 2009.
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Australia’s biggest behind-the-meter storage project goes live

UK energy storage company redT has switched on a 1MW facility at Australia’s largest university – marking the country’s largest behind-the-meter commercial and industrial installation to date.
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Smart street lights, communication and the road to smart cities

Nicholas Nhede examines how smart street lighting projects are being deployed as part of broader smart city initiatives in Australia, with a specific focus on how cities have initiated rollouts of the required infrastructure.
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Japan developing world’s largest behind-the-meter VPP

Japan is developing the largest behind-the-meter virtual power plant in the world, in partnership with AI solutions company Autogrid.
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Major companies call for Japan to accelerate renewables transition

More than 20 major corporates, counting Sony, Aeon, and Fujitsu have called on the Japanese government to source at least half of it’s electricity from renewables by 2030, instead of the government’s current goal of 22-24%.
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Australia: New report discusses digital transformation in water and wastewater industry

Frost & Sullivan has issued a new report analysing the digital transformation in the Australian water and wastewater market through 2022.
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South Australia moves to vanadium redox-flow storage as base technology

A new energy storage system will be built to offer multiple grid services such as voltage compensation, reactive power, frequency regulation services...

Global foreign direct investment towards Asia and $195 billion water and...

The water and wastewater services market in the Asia-Pacific will record a 5.82% growth between 2017 and 2022,
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Nova Energy unveils smart home internet service for New Zealanders

Nova Energy has unveiled its Plume package to offer smart home internet services to residents.

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