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Tasmania reaches 70% smart meter milestone

Smart Energy International

Tasmania’s energy minister Nick Duigan has reported that 70% of residential and business customers now have a smart meter. This is in line with the state government target of 100% rollout to homes and businesses by the end of 2026 and well in advance of the national target of 2030. Have you read?

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Australian VPP project to access 2m smart meters for load control

Smart Energy International

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced funding for Intellihub in a virtual power plant (VPP) project to leverage a network of 2 million smart meters and interface with over 140,000 customer energy resources for optimised load control. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has announced AU$9.75

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Smart water metering pilots in Western Australia

Smart Energy International

Western Australia’s Water Corporation has launched a two-year 16,000 smart water meter pilot in Perth running to 2025. Now the intent is to take advantage of technological advances to improve the safety, reliability and efficiency of meter readings while providing customers with a better online service. Have you read?

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Leveraging smart meter data analytics for proactive grid management

Smart Energy International

With grid management proving a perplexing conundrum, smart meter data management continuous to prove the way forward for ensuring optimised control and efficacy for utilities. Australia has seen a rapid increase in residential rooftop solar installations, which makes voltage management increasingly difficult to coordinate.

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Australia’s AEMC recommends new obligations for 2030 smart meter rollout

Smart Energy International

All Australian energy customers would receive a smart meter by 2030, along with better information, protections and data in a new suite of rollout reforms proposed by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC).

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Hitachi Energy to supply converter stations for Australia’s Marinus Link

Smart Energy International

Hitachi Energy has been selected by Marinus Link Pty Ltd (MLPL) to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) project in Australia, which will augment the connection between the mainland and Tasmania’s grid. million Australian homes. million Australian homes.

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Australia largest microgrid is now operational

Smart Energy International

The Western Australian coastal town of Kalbarri can now be powered by a 100% renewable energy-intelligent microgrid. The microgrid, developed by the state distribution company Western Power in partnership with the power company Synergy, is comprised of 1.6MW of wind, up to 1MW of rooftop solar and a 5MW/4.5MWh storage battery.