03 Apr '17, 5pm

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Ensuring power reliability in Australia’s wilderness is a challenge for power providers, but the grid is getting a boost from the new technology of giant, energy-storing batteries and financing support from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Australia’s green investment bank. The CEFC has announced it is working with the South Australian government to arrange financing for the accelerated deployment of the country’s largest utility-scale battery storage project . The South Australian government is supporting the 100 megawatt storage project through its recently announced US$115 million Renewable Technology Fund. South Australian Coast Image Credit: Pixabay The massive energy storage project is part of South Australia’s newly released US$550 million energy plan to improve grid reliability and is indicative of a growing wave of interest in energy storage in utility-scale ...

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