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Canberra’s Mega Battery Hits Snag: Connection Delayed to Next Year

Neoen's capital battery under construction in December 2022

Neoen’s grid-scale battery planned for Canberra is built, but it will take until next year for it to be connected, due to delays in compliance testing. Known as ‘Capital Battery’, the battery packs are manufactured by CATL and can support 20% of ACT’s peak summer demand. [Read more…]

Top Rated Canberra Solar Installers 2023

top rated Canberra solar installers

We’re back with another instalment of our “Top Rated Solar Installers 2023” series, and this time we’re focusing on Canberra. We’ve gathered ratings from SolarQuotes reviewers over the past three years to give you the top 5 solar installers in the area. Plus, to provide a balanced perspective, we’ve also included ratings from Google. [Read more…]

Canberra’s First Permanent Electric Bus Hits The Road

Yuton E12 electric bus in Canberra

After a successful trial in 2020, the first of what will very soon be a dozen Yutong E12 electric buses has gone into service in Canberra. [Read more…]

Canberra’s Battery Rebate Bids Goodbye

Canberra battery subsidy

After reaching its installation target, the ACT Government’s Next Generation Energy Storage (Next Gen) program has ended. [Read more…]

Canberra Battery Test Centre Final Report: Only 2 Of 26 Batteries Fault-Free

Canberra Battery Test Centre Final Report

For eight years, the Canberra Battery Test Centre lived up to its name and tested batteries. From 2016, they put 26 home batteries through their paces. If I had to sum up the results in a single word, it would be: [Read more…]

Canberra Battery Test Centre Phase 3 Results: Zero Batteries Problem Free

Canberra Battery Test Centre final report

The Canberra Battery Test Centre’s third phase of testing is complete.  In fact, all their testing is now finished.  They have shut up shop and published their final report. [Read more…]

Big Canberra Battery Project: Update

Big Canberra Battery

The ACT Government has announced procurement processes for elements of the Big Canberra Battery initiative will soon open to industry. [Read more…]

Canberra A Renewable Energy Jobs Powerhouse

Renewable energy jobs in the ACT

The number of people employed in smart and renewable energy related jobs in the ACT is surprising – but not so much where they are concentrated given the nature of Canberra. [Read more…]

Solar & Battery Powered Transportable Classrooms Make Canberra Debut

Hivve solar and battery powered classroom

Hivve solar classroom example

Kids may have it easier these days in some ways, but that can be a very good thing when it comes to their learning environment. [Read more…]

More Installer Choice For Canberra’s Solar Battery Rebate Program

Canberra solar battery rebate

The fifth round of the ACT’s solar battery rebate has kicked off with a greater choice of installers – and the Sustainable Household Scheme isn’t far off. [Read more…]

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