1. Hawaii, Scotland Present Energy Storage Approaches for Australia

    Hawaii, Scotland Present Energy Storage Approaches for Australia

    Energy storage is on course to see a boom similar to that in the solar market; Australia aims to tap this potential to facilitate the further roll out of renewables. A new study has identified key investment areas, and barriers, to storage implementation. An overview of the global storage market sees Hawaii and Scotland presenting viable approaches to implementation, although California and Germany are said to have the most "thorough" storage programs.

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    1. ARENA and interested off-grid electricity operators may obtain significant learnings from the Hawaii experience including sizing, design, technology performance, project delivery and replication.
    2. It is in ARENA's interest to seek out and support innovative business models that unlock additional value and allow value to be appropriately shared among the stakeholders that energy storage can offer such as decongesting networks and power quality.
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