Tag: battery trial

  • CONSORT Battery Trial Report

    Set on Bruny Island as a neat microcosm of Australia, and with a single electricity cable supplying the research area, the CONSORT Battery Trial researched how ‘prosumers’ could contribute to a smarter future by sharing household scale solar electricity generation and battery storage with the entire network. ‘Prosumers’ both produce electricity, and consume it. Trial […]

  • Bruny Island trials world-leading battery storage system to secure energy future

    Tasmania’s Bruny Island community is forging ahead with a world-leading trial of battery storage this weekend.The new system will allow thirty-five residential customers to create a “virtual power plant”, that both supports their own energy needs and feeds back into the grid. Andrew Fraser, Network Innovation Team Leader at TasNetworks, joined Leon Compton on ABC […]

  • Latest on the Battery Trial

    CONSORT¬†are pleased to report that batteries installed under the Bruny Island Battery Trial were used for support for the first time over the Easter and Anzac day period. As only three batteries had been installed and commissioned prior at that stage, they¬†were unable to draw enough energy from the batteries to provide significant support to […]