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First printed solar, now printed batteries on the way

Ultra-thin, flexible, printable batteries could be on the market in less than three years, thanks to…

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Batteries, grids and power plays – what they’re saying this week

The Energy Storage Conference was in its second day on Thursday and no doubt a topic…

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Battery storage standard could threaten growing market

New draft standards for installing home battery systems could stifle the home energy storage market. While…

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Managing demand can save two power stations’ worth of energy at peak times

The management of Australia’s looming energy crisis has so far focused almost exclusively on the supply…

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Cheap and quick printed solar on the way from Newcastle

New solar ink technology from the University of Newcastle can be printed so rapidly that enough…

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EU smart meter standards leading to wildly inaccurate readings

Smart meters can provide electricity readings up to six times higher than actual levels, according to…

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Solar and storage could soon be the standard for new homes

Residential solar and storage is such a hot ticket item that some of the nation’s biggest…

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A financial solution to power energy efficiency

Ecosave has doubled in size since November last year, growing staff from 11 to 23. Here…

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Should we ban lithium batteries from our homes?

SPECIAL REPORT: Whether lithium ion batteries are safe to have inside the home or are likely…

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Investors willing to pay premium for green bonds

A $50 million climate bond issued by financial services group FlexiGroup has attracted strong investor participation,…

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How electric cars can help save the grid

A key question amid the consternation over the current state of Australia’s east coast energy market…

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Solar harvesting windows on the way, at “unprecedented” low costs

US and Italian researchers are another step forward in making energy harvesting windows a reality, thanks…

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