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New Government announces community battery program

Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Hon Chris Bowen MP, announced that electorates in the Wollongong area will benefit from Community Batteries under Labor’s “Power to the People” Program. The announcement was made at the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) at the University of Wollongong Innovation Campus. As the …
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EcoJoule represented at International Smart Grid Technologies Conference

The 10th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (Asia) is being proudly hosted at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 5 – 8 December 2021. EcoJoule’s Principal Engineer – Control Systems, Dr Mihai Ciobotaru, will have his paper on the conference theme, “Resilient renewable energies and grid transformations”, published …
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Ausgrid and EcoJoule Energy Improve Power Supply to Nords Wharf

7th June 2021 – Ausgrid has partnered with EcoJoule Energy to install cutting-edge technology to improve power supply to the community of Nords Wharf on the shore of Lake Macquarie. Nords Wharf, like many small regional communities, had been experiencing fluctuations in voltage due to long low-voltage networks and the increasing …
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Is the introduction of a new tariff the best we can do?

27 May 2021 – An article published in the Australian Financial Review this week raises questions over the AEMC’s proposal to allow distributors to charge solar-owners for surplus solar power exports at peak times.  The AFR article quotes EcoJoule Energy’s Tony Ferguson as saying, “My concern with solar tariffs is that …
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EcoVAR units installed and running well in Lithuania

29 April 2021 – A little over 6 months ago EcoJoule Energy announced a shipment of their EcoVar Statcom units to Lithuania for trial and test with one of the largest energy companies in the Baltic States, namely ESO. EcoJoule Energy are pleased that the pilot site is operational and collection …
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EcoJoule Energy welcomes Dr Mihai Ciobotaru

The directors and staff of EcoJoule Energy have announced Dr Mihai Ciobotaru is to join the EcoJoule team as Principal Engineer – Control Systems.  EcoJoule CEO Dr Mike Wishart made the announcement and said, “Mihai’s formidable expertise and his substantial experience with some of the world’s leading energy research institutions stands …
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