Australia

Power Ledger launches its next generation energy blockchain

Australian energy blockchain pioneer Power Ledger is migrating its Energy Blockchain platform from Ethereum to more energy efficient Solana.
entersolar

Consumers transforming Australia’s electricity market with rooftop PV

Australian consumers are increasingly adopting more dispersed renewable generation from rooftop PV and are causing a transformation of the electricity market - report.

Alice Springs community playing growing role in energy system

The Alice Springs Future Grid project in Australia’s Northern Territory is investigating renewables scale up in a small remote community.
renewables

Renewables breakthrough as Australian town runs completely on solar

The town of Onslow in Australia powered consumers completely with solar energy and non-fossil or hydropower for 80 minutes.
Energy Transformation

Industrial Energy Transformation Studies Programme launches in Australia

A new programme has been launched by the Australian government to support feasibility and engineering studies aimed at identifying ways the industrial sector can reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.

Batteries in homes without solar – South Australia to test their...

Batteries are to be installed in 20 South Australian homes to test their potential as a virtual power plant (VPP).
battery storage

Australia’s battery market soars as renewables decline

Financial commitments in large-scale batteries have increased from 150MW of capacity in Q4 2020 to 600MW in Q1 2021.

Australia’s small scale RECs scheme sees record installations in 2020

Over 362,000 rooftop solar PV systems with 3GW of capacity were installed across Australia in 2020, analysis from the CSIRO reveals.

Australian gas suppliers step closer to hydrogen blending in the networks

Two projects have been awarded almost Au$61 million (US$47 million) in development funding towards hydrogen blending.
distributed energy resources

ARENA funds the development of new solar and DER optimisation tools

The University of New South Wales has secured funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to develop tools to optimise the management of rooftop solar and other distributed energy resources.

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