1. Western Australia Utility Tests Solar Plus Storage, Microgrids to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use

    Western Australia Utility Tests Solar Plus Storage, Microgrids to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use

    Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARNEA) has awarded Western Australia’s Horizon Power US$1.44 million toward a distributed solar plus storage microgrid to test how weather affects behind-the-meter solar networks and improve upon microgrids. The ultimate goal is to reduce reliance on fossil fuel power generation while delivering reliable, pollution-free power at lower, more stable cost.

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    1. The State Government is committed to supporting the development and refinement of technological solutions that advance a renewable future and we are delighted that ARENA have chosen to invest in such important trials that will ultimately see more renewable energy installed in regional Western Australia.
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