At the cutting edge of battery storage

Interview: Terry Teoh, GM Engineering, ZEN Energy http://www.australianenergystorage.com.au/interview-terry-teoh/ In South Australia, ZEN Energy is undertaking a ground breaking project to demonstrate the real-time optimisation and monetisation of battery storage in the National Electricity Market (NEM) by connecting four high-profile Adelaide CBD institutions to 513kWh of behind the meter storage. Here, ZEN Energy General Manager of Read more about At the cutting edge of battery storage[…]

Energy and Blockchain Go Global: Utilities, Startups, and Use Cases

https://www.indigoadvisorygroup.com/blockchain March 15, 2017 by Indigo Advisory Group Last month, Indigo launched a dedicated blockchain in energy and utilities resource center. The purpose of the center is to track global blockchain deployments, emerging vendors and notable activity. As it’s a burgeoning area across the sector, there is much to be defined from both a technical Read more about Energy and Blockchain Go Global: Utilities, Startups, and Use Cases[…]

AEMO boss Audrey Zibelman is full throttle on renewables, smart grids

New AEMO chief Audrey Zibelman is a full throttle advocate of renewable energy and smart grids as the solutions to both climate change and power system resilience. Picture shows the former chairman of the New York State Public Service Commission, at the Energy Times Empowering Customers & Cities conference in Chicago November 2016. CREDIT http://www.afr.com/news/aemo-boss-audrey-zibelman-is-full-throttle-on-renewables-smart-grids-20170301-guo1z8 Read more about AEMO boss Audrey Zibelman is full throttle on renewables, smart grids[…]

The future of our cities? It could be blockchain

Many trends on the horizon offer opportunities that could transform our cities. From self-driving vehicles and the sharing economy through to cloud computing and blockchain technologies, each of these trends is quite significant on its own. But the convergence of their disruptive forces is what will create real value and drive innovations. https://www.weforum.org  

Developer/Programmer wanted to help change the way the world buys and sells power.

West Australian blockchain-based energy trading company, Power Ledger, is looking to grow its Perth-based team of software developers/programmers.   Power Ledger has developed a world-leading software platform to enable the fast, secure and low-cost trading of electricity between generators and consumers.  Our disruptive technology is at the forefront of a global move towards the adoption Read more about Developer/Programmer wanted to help change the way the world buys and sells power.[…]

Launch of Power Ledger at Gen Y – Landcorp

Cameron Jewell | 1 December 2016 Western Australia’s land development agency LandCorp has unveiled its Gen Y Demonstration Housing Project, a sustainable and affordable housing product aimed at younger buyers. The Gen Y House design came out of a 2013 competition held by LandCorp, which was won by architect David Barr. See LandCorp’s Gen Y Read more about Launch of Power Ledger at Gen Y – Landcorp[…]

Utilities recognising blockchain opportunities

Utilities are beginning to take notice of the transformative potential of blockchain technology. Increasingly, blockchain technology is highlighted as being potentially disruptive for the energy industry. Applications are being explored globally and startups are recognising the vast opportunities that the technology offers. In April this year, the alleged world’s first blockchain managed energy transaction occurred Read more about Utilities recognising blockchain opportunities[…]

10 Blockchain Technologies In Australia.

The realisation that Blockchain technologies have the potential to completely change the structure of many industries has created significant global interest. Blockchain technology has reached a point where it is hard for any person, government or company to ignore. It is the time we either choose to adopt the technology or lose out to competitions Read more about 10 Blockchain Technologies In Australia.[…]

Energy disruption: Solar plus storage to be cheaper than grid in 2017

By Giles Parkinson on 31 August 2016 RenewEconomy.com.au Some utilities may think that it will be up to a decade before there is a mass market uptake of battery storage, and the chair of the Australian Energy Market Operator may even try to convince themselves that the technology won’t be commercial for another two decades, Read more about Energy disruption: Solar plus storage to be cheaper than grid in 2017[…]

Power Ledger remains in the top spot for the second fortnight running!

For the period ending 31 August 2016   Power Ledger remains in the top spot for the second fortnight running, having announced its first commercial deal to provide its technology platform. The startup, which allows consumers to trade surplus electricity directly with other consumers, has signed a deal with New Zealand network operator Vector, which will see it reaching 500 solar Read more about Power Ledger remains in the top spot for the second fortnight running![…]

Power Ledger to launch on EcoChain

When PowerLedger launches later this month it will be the first application to store its energy readings on Ecochain, the world’s first low energy, eco-friendly blockchain. Powered mainly by solar energy, Ecochain uses the latest Proof-of-stake mining which by design uses a fraction of the energy consumed by other proof-of-work blockchains. With a fast block-time Read more about Power Ledger to launch on EcoChain[…]