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Ev Foley

Ev is new to pv magazine and brings three decades of experience as a writer, editor, photographer and designer for print and online publications in Australia, the UAE, the USA and Singapore. Based in regional NSW, she is passionate about Australia’s commitment to clean energy solutions.

Articles written by Ev Foley

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Rendering of planned battery energy storage system
SPIC’s Pacific Blue starts build of 60 MW battery at Australian wind farm
Pacific Blue Australia has turned the sods on its $66 million, 60 MW / 130 MWh battery storage project at Clements Gap in South Australia. The company’s first storage system is scheduled to commence operation in 2026.
Ev Foley
Jun 13, 2024
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Image of pv field and energy storage systems
Australian developer opts for longer battery duration to boost project economics
Renewables developer Frontier Energy has boosted the storage duration of its 80 MW Waroona Renewable battery by 12% to 4.5 hours
Ev Foley
Jun 12, 2024
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Roofs with rooftop solar installations
Australia’s virtual power plant pilot hits right notes for future markets
A West Australian (WA) government virtual power plant technology pilot, Project Symphony, has successfully proven rooftop solar, batteries and major appliances can play an integral role in the state’s energy transition and create $920 million in value over the next decade.
Ev Foley
Jun 07, 2024
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Silver City
Long-duration storage key for Australia’s energy security, report finds
Australia's Clean Energy Council has launched a new report, exploring emerging long duration energy storage technologies capable of firming renewables in the wake of coal-fired power generation closures.
Ev Foley
Jun 05, 2024
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Ausgrid Community Battery
Community battery rollout picks up pace in Australia
The deployment of community batteries rolls on in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) with network operators Endeavour Energy and Ausgrid both launching new energy storage systems on their networks.
Ev Foley
Jun 03, 2024
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Map showing the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap Tender Round 5
Australia’s NSW opens largest energy storage tender in history
The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has made history, opening two significant tenders for projects of up to 1 GW of new, long-duration energy storage projects, and up to 3.98 GW of access rights to the South West Renewable Energy Zone.
Ev Foley
May 31, 2024
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Neoen battery installation
Brookfield reaches majority stake agreement in Neoen
Canadian global asset management company Brookfield has reached agreement for a majority stake in Australia’s largest developer of renewables, France-headquartered Neoen, and is set to acquire a 53.32% stake in pursuit of 100% ownership.
Ev Foley
May 30, 2024
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Workers installing battery
Network of 35 neighbourhood batteries taking shape in Australia
Queensland government-owned energy company Energex is pushing ahead with the deployment of up to 35 pole- and ground-mounted community batteries in the city of Ipswich as it explores how to best store and reuse solar energy from the state’s approximately 1 million rooftop solar systems.
Ev Foley
May 29, 2024

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