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David Carroll
David Carroll

David Carroll

David is a senior journalist with more than 25 years’ experience in the Australian media industry as a writer, designer and editor for print and online publications. Based in Queensland – Australia’s Sunshine State – he joined pv magazine Australia in 2020 to help document the nation’s ongoing shift to solar.

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Workers on a pumped hydro energy storage project site
Australia adds 9.6 GWh pumped hydro project to its pipeline
The pipeline of pumped hydro storage projects in the Australian state of Queensland continues to grow with Victorian-based renewables company BE Power announcing plans to develop an 800 MW / 9.6 GWh project at Mount Alma near Gladstone.
David Carroll
Jun 10, 2024
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Aerial view of planned pumped hydro project
Evolution pushes ahead with 20 GWh pump hydro project
Australian miner Evolution Mining is moving on a $7 billion plan to build a 2 GW / 20 GWh pumped hydro electricity generation facility in the pit of a 20-year-old gold mine in southeast Queensland.
David Carroll
May 30, 2024
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Anthony Albanese and Ed Husic
Stationary storage key priority in Australia’s new National Battery Strategy
The Australian government has announced its new multi-billion-dollar National Battery Strategy aiming to boost the country’s domestic battery manufacturing capabilities and critical minerals processing capacity.
David Carroll
May 24, 2024
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Darling downs power station
Origin Energy unveils plans for 2 GWh battery in Australia
Australian energy giant Origin Energy has revealed plans to build what could be the biggest battery energy storage system (BESS) in the state of Queensland, as it continues the expansion of its renewable energy generation and storage portfolio.
David Carroll
May 21, 2024
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Workers sorting old batteries
Envirostream eyes increased recycling revenues after boosting battery volumes
Battery technology company Lithium Australia’s 100%-owned subsidiary Envirostream is seeking to scale up its battery recycling efforts, signing an updated agreement with South Korean manufacturer LG Energy Solution in a move that could deliver 770 tonnes of lithium-ion batteries for recycling.
David Carroll
May 10, 2024
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Large energy storage installation
Cornwall backs new FCAS markets to deliver big profits for batteries
“Substantial” profits available in the recently introduced Very Fast Frequency Control Ancillary Services markets will lead to a surge in battery involvement according to new data provided by energy market consultancy and research group Cornwall Insight Australia.
David Carroll
May 03, 2024
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WEL Battery park
New Zealand welcomes first big battery to national grid
New Zealand’s transition to a renewable energy future has taken a significant step forward with the nation’s first grid-scale battery energy storage project now offering injectable reserves to the electricity market for the first time.
David Carroll
Mar 13, 2024
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Dungowan pumped hydro energy storage
EDF to develop 3 GWh pumped hydro project in Australia
The Australian arm of French energy giant EDF Group has acquired and agreed to co-develop the proposed 300 MW/3 GWh Dungowan pumped hydro energy storage project in New South Wales, Australia.
David Carroll
Feb 28, 2024

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