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Renewable Electricity Sources
May 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Co-sponsored by: Engineers Australia
Australia has one of the highest proportions of household solar PV in the world with South Australia and Queensland leading the way. Large-scale solar is booming and about 2.6 GW of capacity is expected to be accredited under the Renewable Energy Target this year.
The Tesla ‘big battery’ in South Australia has received national headlines and proved to effectively support the grid when other power plants trip. Australia’s first battery storage manufacturing plant has been announced in Adelaide and the residential storage market is expected to increase significantly this year.
The increasing uptake of renewable energy and storage is challenging engineers working on transmission, distribution networks. This event will discuss renewables such as Solar and Wind Generation. and AEMO to connect and manage large amounts of power, both in urban and regional areas.
Bldg: 447 Upper Edward Street
Engineers Australia Hawken Auditorium