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DC isolators trigger sharp increase in solar fires in Australia

Data shows a sharp increase in the number of fires caused by the DC isolators that separate the grid from solar panels. ABC News gathered state-by-state data revealing a dramatic increase in fire incidents in the last 12 months.

Brookfield, Reliance Industries sign MoU for solar panel, battery storage production in Australia

Brookfield and Reliance have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the production of solar panels, long-duration battery storage, and other renewable energy equipment in Australia.


‘Renewables will eat itself,’ says Australian analyst

Over the next five to 15 years, batteries will undercut the business case for major transmission and interconnector projects. These assets will nonetheless likely be built, decreasing price spreads and eating into the revenues of batteries, predicts analyst Warwick Johnston.


Flywheel mechanical battery with 32 kWh of storage in Australia

Key Energy has installed a three-phase flywheel energy storage system at a residence east of Perth, Western Australia. The 8 kW/32 kWh system was installed over two days in an above-ground enclosure, dramatically cutting the time needed to install the flywheel system.

Australia commissions first big battery at a former coal site

The Hazelwood big battery has been commissioned at the site of the retired Hazelwood Power Station in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria. A collaboration between Engie, Eku Energy and Fluence, the 150 MW battery claims a number of Australian firsts.

Himadri invests US$6.7 million in Australia’s Sicona Battery Technologies

India’s Himadri Speciality Chemical has acquired a 12.79% stake in Sicona Battery Technologies, an Australian startup that specializes in high-capacity silicon anode technology for lithium-ion batteries.


Thermax enters green hydrogen market in partnership with Australia’s Fortescue Future Industries 

Pune-based Thermax has partnered with Australia’s Fortescue Future Industries to explore opportunities for the joint development of fully integrated green hydrogen projects for commercial and industrial customers in India. They also contemplate collaborating on electrolyzer and subsystem manufacturing facilities to support green energy projects in India.

Australia’s Cavendish Renewable signs hydrogen electrolyzer agreement with Adani arm

The Melbourne-based electrolyzer specialist has signed a technology development and licensing agreement with Adani New Industries Ltd.

Tindo unveils 410 W solar panel with 20.6% efficiency

Australia’s Tindo Solar has unveiled a new solar panel based on M10 wafers for residential and business rooftop systems. The new addition to the company’s Karra range has a rated power of 410 W at 20.6% module efficiency and 23.1% cell efficiency.


The long read: Flowing into the lithium supply gap

Australian-born vanadium redox flow technology and new homegrown electrolyte sources are set to bulk up renewable energy storage options in the Pacific region and plug the gap left by lithium supply-chain issues. Natalie Filatoff reports from Sydney.


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