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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

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

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

Is Trigeneration and Cogeneration Growing in Australia?

Commercial property developers typically find ways to reduce expenses tenants may have to incur on a monthly basis. Utility costs are one area which real estate investors assess carefully when placing financial support behind a new facility. More than a few decision-makers have implemented cogeneration or trigeneration to address these costs. Have Australian property investors […] ... Read More

What Does 2016 Hold for the Renewable Energy Industry?

Is Australia doing enough to invest in solar power systems across the country? With the government boosting adoption rates with funding, the latest report  from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) indicated that innovation in renewable energy needs to keep up. This requires effective storage technology that can efficiently manage solar generation. Incorporating solar into more Australian homes The government’s Solar Towns Programme seeks […] ... Read More

Innovation in Mining: How Does Renewable Energy Fit?

It’s important for businesses in any industry to pursue innovative practices. For those such as mining that are subject to a range of changing trends, it’s essential that the affected businesses are doing their utmost to pursue technology that supports future developments. Much of the discussion surrounding Australia’s mining industry concerns efficiency, and there are […] ... Read More

How Can Solar Power Systems Impact Sustainability Programs?

The growing desire for renewable energy systems is impacting a number of sectors throughout Australia and the rest of the world. From residential homeowners and small businesses to large corporations and government departments, there is considerable demand for these technologies and more sustainable business practices in general. A report from Ernst & Young (EY) revealed that sustainability […] ... Read More

How Are Universities Improving Their Sustainability?

Generally, the larger an institution is and the more people it services, the greater the potential for sustainable design practices to make an impact. Australia’s universities are the perfect platform for renewable energy services, especially as they’re the places responsible for educating the next generation of the country’s workforce. According to the Australian Education Network, there are […] ... Read More

Population Growth Demands Commitment to Renewable Energy

It’s no secret the earth’s population is on the rise, creating an added challenge for the planet’s already strained non-renewable energy resources. Australia isn’t immune to these trends either, with an ageing population expected to greatly add to the number of Australians calling the country home in the coming decades. According to the Australian Bureau […] ... Read More

Market for Energy Storage Systems Set for Growth

The market for commercial and residential renewable energy technologies has now expanded far beyond solar installations. Now, advanced systems can augment these technologies by increasing their functionality and enhancing the positive impact they have on targeted environmental initiatives. Energy storage systems is one of the products having the most notable effect. These greatly alter the way solar panels disperse their energy throughout […] ... Read More

How Will Battery Storage Grow in the Future?

Solar power has already proven itself as the renewable generation method of choice throughout Australia, finding a number of uses throughout commercial and residential applications. Now, it’s time for the supporting technology to take the next step. Battery storage is set to give solar power even greater value to homes and businesses. At their core, these devices […] ... Read More

Solar Becomes an Attractive Alternative for Utilities

The demand for solar generation around the world is increasing rapidly, driven in part by the growth in new systems and deployments. For utilities, this is also leading to greater investment in grid-scale and rooftop applications that are now at a comparative cost to conventional fuel sources. This process has been seen most recently in […] ... Read More

3.55 Gigawatts of Energy Storage Planned Globally

Energy storage technology has grown in popularity across the world, as governments and companies invest in these systems in order to diversify their electrical services. According to the US Department of Energy, this technology has recorded a substantial increase in recent years, with 3.55 gigawatts currently being installed globally. This reflects 599 different projects with each aiming to […] ... Read More

Battery Systems set for Growth in Australia

Many governments and organisations around the world are setting ambitious goals for reducing emissions within the electrical grid, with Australia no different in pursuing that goal. In fact, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has been among the most recent to make that commitment, setting an ambitious energy goal to rely on renewables for 90 per […] ... Read More

Widespread Off-Grid Generation Expected to be Commonplace by 2020

The potential for off-grid renewable generation is set to continue growing in the coming years, as the technology to enable these changes becomes more widespread. In remote areas like outback and regional Australia, these generation solutions have the potential to provide a unique energy alternative for organisations. Recent research, conducted by the Alternative Energy Association, has […] ... Read More

70 Per Cent Renewables Possible Over Coming Years

Many countries around the world have already committed to a radical increase in the amount of power drawn from renewable sources, while many organisations are also investing in these services. This development has already been seen in Australia, with organisations like the University of Queensland investing in new solar capacity, coupled with battery storage, that can […] ... Read More

Rapid Increase in Grid Projects Forecast for the APAC Region

The Asia Pacific region faces a range of unique electrical challenges, especially when it comes to the question of providing electrical power generation to remote communities. With large parts of the region like the Pacific Islands having huge renewable potential and poor access to existing grid infrastructure, the demand for innovative power systems is only […] ... Read More

Decentralised Generation Expected to See Further Growth

Centralised power production is continuing to be challenged by new energy strategies that are creating alternative solutions to power generation. Whether this involves the implementation of remote energy projects or complementing existing grid connections with on-site capacity, these systems have seen significant growth. Just one example that Australia has seen, is the recently announced University of […] ... Read More

New Plans to Take Whole Housing Developments Off the Grid

Battery storage technology is now a major growth area, with many organisations considering the possibility of using solar photovoltaic systems coupled with battery storage as an alternative to grid electricity. The impact of this has already been seen, with organisations like the University of Queensland investing in a solar plus battery storage system in order […] ... Read More

Commercial Solar a Growing Area in Australia

While residential installations of solar panels have held steady, the commercial sector is seeing increasing levels of investment in large-scale solar power generation to offset mains electricity use. There are a number of trends underlying the development of new solar capacity in the country. As well as the overall cost of these systems decreasing, larger […] ... Read More

Innovation Leader, MPower Successfully Patents Power Design for Renewable Energy Applications

Media Release – 10 February, 2014 For Immediate Release Australia’s leading integrated power solutions provider, MPower is pleased to announce that it has been granted an innovation patent for its Grid Stability Control System and Method (GSS), awarded by the Commonwealth of Australia Patents Office. This revolutionary technology makes possible the seamless integration of different […] ... Read More

MPower Wins Landmark Energy Storage Project

Media Release – Friday 19 December, 2014 For Immediate Release In an Australian first, leading power solutions provider, MPower, has won an EPC contract to deliver a utility scale energy storage facility. The facility, to be installed in Queensland, is significant because it represents Australia’s largest energy storage project to be operated alongside a solar […] ... Read More

MPower, Powering McArthur River Power Station

Media Release – Thursday 6 June, 2013 For Immediate Release Today, MPower, Australia and New Zealand’s leading power solutions provider is pleased to announce a working partnership with Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical and Instrumentation (SMPEI&C) Contractor, EC&M Limited (ECM) to design and supply reliable power solutions for the McArthur River Power Station. MPower will […] ... Read More

Australia’s energy market expected to continue evolving

Australia’s energy market is continuing to change rapidly, as a number of different factors begin to affect the country’s energy market. Substantial changes across the industry in areas like solar battery storage systems are radically changing the way organisations consume energy, with a substantial impact on the grid as a whole. So what does the […] ... Read More

Harnessing waste heat a major growth area for companies

As businesses look to operate in a more energy-efficient manner, many are turning to new tactics to capture power that would otherwise go to waste. This growth has led to an increasing investment in cogeneration and trigeneration systems, as businesses combine industrial processes to reduce waste and run their heating and cooling from a single […] ... Read More

Cloud tracking the key to effective solar power

As the amount of electricity generated by solar power increases across Australia, it is becoming increasingly important for businesses with large arrays of solar panels to understand how cloud cover is affecting their generation. In fact, research from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) found that cloud cover is one of the biggest […] ... Read More

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