Australia’s energy market rule maker catches up with solar and storage revolution, proposes “independent ‘optimising’ function”.
SAPN says price of rooftop solar and battery storage will fall to just 15c/kWh for households, less than half the cost of grid power.
How a change in electricity market rules could support rooftop solar owners and encourage a more cost effective electricity system.
In the first of a three-part series, we explain what rooftop solar is really worth when all of its benefits are taken into account.
Carnegie Clean Energy’s EMC and Lendlease Services ink major deal to corner Australia’s multi-billion dollar microgrid market.
GreenSync to deliver landmark community-based demand response, energy storage project for United Energy, to avoid network upgrade on Mornington Peninsula.
AGL sees potential for more solar and battery storage-based “virtual power plants” across its network in Australia. But its enthusiasm for new technologies is still tempered by its need to protect its incumbent business.
AGL Energy to install 1,000 centrally controlled battery storage systems in South Australian homes and businesses with a total capacity of 7MWh – equivalent to a 5MW solar peaking plant. A foretaste of what many expect to be the energy system of the future.
EnergyAustralia earnings jump on “favourable” gas market conditions as parent company warns of “long-term challenges” from renewables.
WA power utility Horizon is leading a big switch from centralised fossil fuel generation to local generation. The economics of past supply models are no longer competitive with current and future technology choices.
Leading solar researcher says argument that certain parts of Australian grid can handle limited amounts of rooftop solar is “BS”.