With the right technology, homeowners and businesses with solar and battery storage systems have the potential to play a vital role in stabilising a grid with high renewable generation, according to Luke Osborne, chief operations officer for Reposit Power. By integrating innovative software with solar battery systems, Reposit Power helps customers who invest in these … Continue reading Solar battery storage ‘vital for energy market’
The Boston Energy and Innovation (BEI) Consortium has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Townsville City Council to investigate the financial viability of building a 15GWh battery manufacturing plant in Townsville. Once in full production, the 15GWh manufacturing facility will produce either 250,000 car batteries per annum (up to 400km range), one million home … Continue reading Potential for Townsville battery manufacturing plant
Australian energy solutions company Cool or Cosy has bought Tindo, Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer. Cool or Cosy CEO Glenn Morelli has plans to expand Tindo’s Mawson Lakes factory. According to Morelli, a 400 square metre expansion will create at least ten more jobs and significantly increase manufacturing capacity. The CEO has also expressed interest … Continue reading Cool or Cosy acquires solar panel manufacturer Tindo
Researchers have developed a type of rechargeable battery called a flow cell that can be recharged with a water-based solution containing dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from fossil fuel power plants. The device works by taking advantage of the CO2 concentration difference between CO2 emissions and ambient air, which can ultimately be used to generate … Continue reading Battery recharging using carbon dioxide
The NSW EPA has issued a $4,000 fine to Century Yuasa Batteries (Century Batteries) for the transportation of dangerous goods with false or misleading documentation.
An expert says Australia could become a manufacturing hub for a new type of batteries which can be used to store power from renewable energy sources.
STRATEGIC Energy Resources subsidiary Graphitech has signed an agreement with Monash University to commercialise graphene-based energy storage materials.