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More microgrids reach Australia

More microgrids reach Australia

22 Feb 2019, 16:25

Perth-based Hybrid Systems and BayWa r.e. have reaped the lion’s share of the first round of a programme to roll out 'standalone power systems' (SPS) across Western Australia.

AES to build 100MW battery in Arizona for ‘solar after sunset’

AES to build 100MW battery in Arizona for ‘solar after sunset’

22 Feb 2019, 09:00

The installation will be used to provide "critical peaking capacity" and “increased” grid reliability. AES will provide a system with a four-hour duration based on Fluence’s Advancion platform. It will be leased under a 20-year contract with AES the owner and operator of the project.

Shell to acquire battery firm sonnen

Breaking Shell to acquire battery firm sonnen

15 Feb 2019, 09:06

Shell is to acquire German battery storage manufacturer sonnen in a bid to accelerate its home energy services position.