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MPower Launches Battery Storage Product at All-Energy 2016

MPower and TrinaBEST have announced an alliance that will see the range of TrinaBEST battery storage products launched across Australia and New Zealand in the coming weeks. MPower will market TrinaBEST’s lithium-iron phosphate PowerCubes in 9.6kWh, 7.2kWh and 4.8kWh configurations, attractively cased and in a variety of colours. The system, once installed, is AC-coupled, allowing […] ... Read More

MPower’s Energy Storage Solution Utilised in Ground Breaking Study for Leading Network Provider

Media Release – Friday 17 June 2016 For Immediate Release Battery technology developed and manufactured by leading power solutions provider MPower has been successfully utilised in a ground-breaking study by Victoria’s largest energy network provider, AusNet Services. AusNet Services’ three-year battery storage trial tested new ways to use residential batteries, including exporting electricity into the […] ... Read More

Analysing the Quest for Renewable Energy Storage Systems

Energy industry analysts have repeatedly stated that advanced energy storage systems are the key to encouraging adoption of renewable power sources. The US Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technology Programs started the Renewable Systems Interconnection studies, which sought to identify the obstacles towards widespread use of green energy. One of the studies’ conclusions was that […] ... Read More

Incorporating Renewables Into Wider System

How efficient are renewable energy sources? A recent United Nations (UN) report seeks to shed some light on the benefits of Australian companies incorporating solar power and other clean energy sources into their systems. The intention to move to these systems is highlighted by the funding of new technology, designed to enhance the ability to utilise stored […] ... Read More

Australia Home to More Than 1.5 Million Solar Power Systems

Solar power systems are becoming more popular, with 2015 seeing a vast number of installations in Australia and across the globe. Recent research from SunWiz indicated that solar installations are increasing due to the relatively low price in comparison to other renewable energy sources. The record number of solar power systems in Australia reflects a wider international trend. Further research […] ... Read More

Significant Milestone for Large-Scale Solar in Australia

Australia is well and truly ready for big solar, with two key plants recently receiving recognition for their contribution to renewable energy in the country.  Large scale solar power systems are becoming more prevalent, with mining projects and even universities reaping the benefits of utilising stored solar energy. In order to celebrate the role that solar has […] ... Read More

How to Assess a Location for Renewable Energy Installations

The demand for renewable energy solutions around Australia has stretched beyond just solar power systems, with a range of different installations all contributing to create more sustainable developments.  However, not all options will be suitable for every type of structure, meaning project managers and engineers would do well to consult renewable energy experts to ensure […] ... Read More

How Can Hospitals Make Use of Renewable Energy Installations?

Hospitals are an essential part of Australian infrastructure, and provide the perfect platform to advertise the benefits of renewable energy installations to the rest of the healthcare industry and other sectors alike.  From solar panels to energy storage systems, the country’s hospitals and other medical facilities can benefit greatly from projects that include this technology. […] ... Read More

Queensland Reaping the Benefits of Renewable Energy

Queensland is quickly earning its title as Sunshine State in more ways than one. A new solar farm on the horizon demonstrates the impact of renewable energy throughout the region, particularly improving access to power in rural areas. Moreover, it showcases the opportunities for solar power to work with current non-renewable energy systems to create a facility that is capable of utilising […] ... Read More

Will LNG Overtake Coal as Australia’s Primary Energy Resource?

Shutdowns, cutbacks and other actions characteristic of contraction are common among many of Australia’s mines. The minerals boom has passed, and many decision-makers are learning that a significant number of operations are no longer feasible. Coal mines are no exception to this depreciation. According to IBISWorld, Australia’s black coal mining sector has experienced negative annual […] ... Read More

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