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INSIGHTS FROM THE EXPERTS: Exploring the Challenges & Opportunities of Renewable Energy in Australia - NERA, ATCO Gas Australia, International Microgrid Association

The classic linear electricity supply model of generation, transmission and distribution networks, and energy retailers is becoming outmoded. Traditional barriers to entry are competed away as consumers seek new and innovative technologies, ideas and business models to achieve their energy preferences and the lines between the various parts of the...

Review of the regulatory frameworks for stand-alone power systems

The review, requested by the COAG Energy Council, looked at the law and rule changes required to allow local distribution network service providers (DNSPs) to use stand-alone power systems where it is economically efficient to do so, while maintaining appropriate consumer protections and service standards. The review also considered regulatory...

The Right Climate: Why The Time is Now for Energy Decentralisation in Australia

View our in-depth interview with Terry Mohn, Chairman, of the International Microgrid Association to discover the opportunities and challenges facings microgrid development in Australia. The interview is featured ahead of the inaugural International Microgrid Event, set to take place on the 31st March - 3 April 2020, at the Optus Stadium,...

Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities Australia 2019

Green infrastructure presents a huge investment opportunity across the world, with an estimated USD100tn worth of climate/compatible infrastructure required globally by 2030 to meet Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets.GIIO 2019 advocates increasing green investment in the real economy including green bonds and other green investment products and greater engagement between...

How Much Rooftop Solar Power Can Be Installed In Australia?

Ever wondered how much rooftop solar panel capacity could in theory be installed in Australia given the rooftop real estate available in this country? Here’s an answer.A new report authored by the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF), the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE) at UNSW and the...

Transforming Australian Agriculture with Clean Energy

In an Australian first, the CEFC and the National Farmers Federation (NFF) have collaborated to back ready-made clean energy solutions for Australian farmers, with the twin goals of increasing on-farm efficiency and cutting greenhouse gas emissions. In a practical new guide for Australia’s 85,000 farming enterprises, the CEFC and the...

Insights from a Renewable Energy Powerhouse: Exploring India’s Smart & Integrated Power Grid Transformation

India’s microgrid market is rapidly emerging, driven by multiple factors, including chronically unreliable main utility grids and ambitious government programs to adopt renewable energy and improve energy access – particularly for rural Indians. According to Climatescope, a country-by-country assessment of readiness for renewable energy investment, India ranks second in the list...

Quick-Fire Q&A with Stevan Green: Responding to the Changing Energy Market with Hybrid Energy Solutions

ATCO believes Australia’s gas distribution network will play a key role in the future energy mix, bringing natural gas and new ‘clean’ gas, including hydrogen, to customers playing a central role in reducing energy costs and carbon emissions and an ideal complement to intermittent renewable energy like wind and solar. ...

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International Microgrid 2020 Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus

Learn more about the opportunities available for you to develop relationships with your key target accounts within the entire microgrid ecosystem. View the official International Microgrid  2020 Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus for tailored packages specific to your business needs. What's unique about The International Microgrid Event 2020?The first global microgrid...

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Microgrid Cybersecurity: Protecting and Building the Grid of the Future

Microgrids are increasingly part of that recovery plan because they can provide an electrified oasis during a power outage. Microgrids can power a community’s vital services – law enforcement; fire protection; medical care; distribution of water, food, and fuel; and communications. Some include a community center within their footprint, a...

A Business Case for Microgrids: The New Face Of Energy Modernisation

Robert Liam Dohn is a project manager responsible for developing the microgrid business within Siemens. Prior to joining Siemens in 2008, Liam was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and worked at GE in the lighting and low voltage electrical distribution businesses. He studied finance at the University...