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South Australian Town Considering Solar + Storage Backup Power

Kimba investigating solar + storage

Kimba Looks To Solar Energy + Batteries – Image: Thom Devereux, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

The District Council of Kimba is looking into the viability of using solar and batteries to provide backup power for important buildings in the Kimba township.

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Redflow Pauses Battery Delivery Due To Electrolyte Concerns

Redflow battery electrolyte issues

Unwelcome bumps in the road for Australia’s Redflow

Australian energy storage company Redflow has temporarily suspended delivery of new battery stock after detecting the presence of impurities beyond an acceptable level in battery electrolyte.

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Submaran – The Wind And Solar Powered Submersible Drone

Submaran S10 Hybrid UUSV

This wind and solar powered unmanned underwater and surface vessel (UUSV) can operate for months at sea and dive to depths of 200 metres.

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Massive Battery Plant Could Bring Jobs Boom To Townsville

Energy storage manufacturing in Townsville

A consortium has inked an agreement with Queensland’s Townsville City Council to investigate the viability of constructing of a huge battery manufacturing facility capable of churning out one million home batteries annually.

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Queensland’s 50MW Kidston Solar Project (Phase 1) On Track

Kidston Solar Project - KSP1

Phase One of the Kidston Solar Project (KSP1) remains on budget and on track for first electricity generation in the final quarter of this year according to the project’s developer, Genex Power.

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DCS Batteries: Competitive Price, Impressive Warranty, Wild Payback Claims

DCS battery and Croc Dundee

Power is boring. But the struggle to obtain it?  That is interesting. In 10 year’s time powering homes with batteries may be so commonplace it will be boring. But at the moment it’s not so dull.

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More Funding For Australian Movable Solar Farm

Sunshift - Movable Solar Farm

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will reportedly today announce it has committed a further $2.1 million to support the commercialisation of a 1 megawatt relocatable solar farm being developed by SunSHIFT.

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Australia’s Already Expensive Gas To Become Even More So

gas exports australia

A new report to be released today will state gas prices in Australia are set continue to increase for the foreseeable future. The Climate Council’s “Pollution and Price: The Cost of Investing in Gas” will say a mad dash for cash in exporting Australia’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has pushed up the price of gas […]

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Australian-Built Solar Powered Nanosatellites Launched

University of Adelaide solar powered CubeSat

Early this morning Australian time, the first Aussie-built satellites to be launched for 15 years left terra firma from Cape Canaveral in Florida. One of the tiny nanosatellites, or CubeSats, was built at University of Adelaide and is being delivered along with two other locally-made devices by NASA on an Atlas V rocket bound for […]

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JA Solar Hits 1GW Capacity Milestone In India

JA Solar module

Chinese solar panel manufacturing giant JA Solar says its cumulative module shipments to India have reached 1 gigawatt; two years after it entered that market.

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