1. Origin to Build 5MW Virtual Power Plant in Victoria, from Rooftop Solar and Storage

    Origin to Build 5MW Virtual Power Plant in Victoria, from Rooftop Solar and Storage

    Origin Energy has revealed plans to establish what it says will be Victoria’s largest virtual power plant – a $20 million cloud-based platform that will tap around 5MW of the battery-stored solar power of up to 650 customers during periods of peak power demand. The $20 million project has the backing of the state Labor government, with $4.5 million in funding announced on Wednesday, as part of its broader investment in microgrid technology in the state.

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