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Powering Up the Future: Australia Supercharges Nationwide Community Battery Blitz

In a significant move to accelerate its renewable energy transition, the Australian government is investing $1.5 million AUD to install three cutting-edge community battery storage systems in Canberra. These 160 kW / 440 kWh batteries will empower local residents, both solar owners and non-owners, to seamlessly access the benefits of energy storage without the prohibitive individual costs.
This initiative is just the first step in the government's ambitious $200 million program to deploy a nationwide network of 400 community batteries, providing shared storage for up to 100,000 households. By enabling greater adoption of rooftop solar and distributed energy solutions, this visionary program represents a crucial milestone in Australia's journey towards a more sustainable, decentralized and affordable electricity grid. As the country continues its renewable energy revolution, community-scale battery storage will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in integrating intermittent sources and empowering consumers to take control of their energy future.
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https://www.pv-magazine.com/2024/04/24/australia-announces-community-battery-rollout/



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  • winnie nguru

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    Commitment at its best!

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    • Ann Nyambura

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      I think it's good that these batteries will benefit both solar owners and non-owners.

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      • Elizabeth Gathigia

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        Super amazing innovation renewable energy is the way to go 💚 💚

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        • George Kariuki

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          This is a bright ☀️ day for Australia's renewable energy future. 1.5 million invested is a great start, but 200 million for 400 batteries is a game changer.

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          • Gorffly mokua

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            @george_kariuki Agree! This will greatly boost renewable energy adoption.

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          • Kevin

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            The kind of empowerment the world seeks to advance the green energy agenda. Kudos Australia!

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            • Annett Michuki..

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              💚

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              • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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                This is fantastic.I really great innovation towards sustainability

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                • Gorffly mokua

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                  @rukia_ahmed_abdi 💚💚

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                  • Grace Njeri

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                    @rukia_ahmed_abdi Sustainable innovation incorporates technological improvements can drastically lead to energy saving and pollution minimization

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                  • Annett Michuki..

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                    quite a great innovation

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