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The International Microgrid Event: COVID-19 Update

By: The Team

Despite recent global developments with COVID-19, based on guidance from the Australian Government Department of Health and NSW Health the risk to individuals here in Australia remains low and The International Microgrid Event will continue as planned from 31st March - 3 April 2020 at the Optus Stadium, Perth, Western Australia...

Western Australia “uniquely” placed to be microgrid superpower, says report

By: Sophie Verrath, Editor @ One Step off the Grid

Western Australia has the potential to become a global leader in renewable energy microgrid development and export, a new report has found, but only with the right policy support and regulatory settings. The comprehensive 239-page report was delivered ...

ABB Proud Sponsor of The International Microgrid Event 2020

By: #internationalmicrogrids

We’re delighted to welcome event sponsor ABB to The International Microgrid Event. ABB is a pioneer in energy management and optimization who will join the discussion on the evolving global energy ecosystem.

Western Australia's largest battery on the way to Kalbarri microgrid

By: Blake Matich

Western Australia’s (WA) publicly-owned grid operator, Western Power, has announced its largest battery is on its way to Kalbarri. The battery, the biggest utility-scale battery ever to be connected to the Western grid network, departed from Perth today on its way north to the laid-back coastal town.

Reforms proposed to protect off-grid customers

By: Eliza Booth

A new report released by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) on 31 October has proposed reforms to help protect consumers who choose to go off-grid, making the process safer and more reliable.