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    1. Ground-Breaking Battery Energy Storage System Set to Transform the Northern Territory’s Energy Future

      Ground-Breaking Battery Energy Storage System Set to Transform the Northern Territory’s Energy Future

      Government-owned Northern Territory energy company Territory Generation has announced the go-ahead for a 5MW/3.3MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) to be located in Alice Springs. Developed with the assistance of global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon, also the specialist and technical engineering advisor to the South Australian government for the agreement to build the world’s largest lithium-ion battery, the NT BESS will be one of the largest grid-connected storage solutions in Australia.

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    2. AGL’s Virtual Power Plant Reaches Critical Mass

      AGL’s Virtual Power Plant Reaches Critical Mass

      AGL Energy’s virtual power plant in metropolitan Adelaide has reached critical mass and “gone live”, the company announced today. More than 60 residential batteries have been installed and orchestrated in a project anticipated to include 1,000 batteries on completion. So far the virtual power plant (VPP) has stored and delivered more than 10,000kWh, relying on more than 300kW of battery capacity and more than 200kW of associated solar capacity.

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      Mentions: MA
    3. Redflow Takes on Home Storage Market with ZCell Flow Battery System

      Redflow Takes on Home Storage Market with ZCell Flow Battery System

      In a statement, Redflow hailed the versatility, safety and robustness of its product, saying the ZCell delivers the proven performance of its industrial-scale ZBM2 battery in an attractive, easy-to-install enclosure. The product is designed to support daily cycling, time-shifting of solar power and off-grid applications. Redflow says the first Australian installations of the ZCell will start mid-year, with international availability to be announced in coming months. The company is installing some exemplar ZCell systems between now and June and is also inviting energy storage system designers and installers to register their interest to become a qualified installation partner at www.zcell.com.

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    4. Redflow Targets Home Storage Market with 'Plug-and-Play' Flow Battery

      Redflow Targets Home Storage Market with 'Plug-and-Play' Flow Battery

      Australian flow battery innovator Redflow has announced it will launch a residential energy storage product in late March 2016, with the first installations completed by June. This will put Redflow’s zinc bromine flow battery in direct competition with lithium-ion storage products from the likes of Tesla and Enphase.

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    5. Taking the Lead on Battery Storage

      Taking the Lead on Battery Storage

      One of the more interesting ‘storage solutions’ announced in recent months was unveiled in October by Sydney-based company Ecoult. It has thrown a genuine wild card into the mix with its UltraBattery technology, a CSIRO-developed lead-acid battery hybrid that claims to do everything its lithium-ion rivals can do, but with greater safety and superior sustainability.

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      Mentions: Tesla
    6. The next one million solar rooftops (residential PV + storage in Australia)

      The next one million solar rooftops (residential PV + storage in Australia)

      The industry achieved unprecedented levels of photovoltaic solar installations in 2011 and 2012 of 350,000 and 330,000 respectively.  These were supported by the solar credits multiplier and attractive feed-in tariffs, particularly in Queensland and South Australia. These states have achieved ... more than 25% of owner occupied detached and semi-detached homes.

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