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See below for a catalogue of the latest company news:

 

Comparison of Dispatchable Renewable Energy Options

2008_03_05_LasVegas 008 smallWe are delighted to have been recently commissioned by ARENA to examine the various options for providing dispatchable renewable electricity generation. Supported by the Institute of Sustainable Futures and ITK Consulting, we will examine individual technologies and combinations to classify their characteristics, appropriate uses, costs and cost dependencies in a transparent and consistent way, so that the full range of options available to Australia is clearly enunciated. Click here for more detail.  

Endeavour Energy SolarSaver Program

ITP Renewables is delighted to have been commissioned by Endeavour Energy to deliver the Endeavour Energy SolarSaver Program.  This Program is a community initiative that will help address the challenges associated with peak energy demand, whilst saving consumers money through the provision of more effective and efficient energy usage solutions. The economic feasibility of installing a residential energy storage system has markedly improved, with continued battery technology improvements and increased economies of scale driving battery prices lower.  The Endeavour Energy SolarSaver Program makes batteries a more financially attractive option for consumers, by allowing selected homes with existing solar systems to install battery storage systems at a significantly subsidised cost. Distributed small-scale battery banks also have broader community benefits, by helping to address the challenges of ‘peak demand’.  Cutting demand on over-loaded parts of the electricity network during peak usage periods ensures this Program will reduce the need for future investment in electricity network infrastructure, saving everybody money.  This is one of the key objectives of the Program. Click here for more information.

ITP Renewables assists with clean energy strategies for business

In March 2017, ITP was chosen as the provider of expert advisory services to one of the 20 selected businesses participating in the NSW Clean Energy Strategies for Business program. Under the program, select businesses are supported by the NSW Government (Department of Industry and Office of Environment and Heritage) to work with expert advisers to collaboratively identify possible measures to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy or an emissions reduction target. The program is part of NSW Government’s objective for net zero emissions by 2050 and in recognition that businesses have a driving role in the achievement of that goal. Under the program, completed in June 2017, ITP assisted the Australian group of an international corporation with strategies to meet their ambitious global target for renewable energy to wholly offset energy use at their manufacturing site in NSW.

Maximising local benefits of renewable energy in the Byron region

ITP Renewables has recently undertaken work for Zero Emissions Byron, which has a stated aim of reaching zero emissions (and 100% renewable electricity) by 2025.
Modelling was used to optimise for least-cost through scenario analysis of likely options. This produced charts such as the following for a 100% renewable electricity outcome, which highlights the major role for solar in the Byron region. For more information read the project summary.

Supply-demand balance Byron Shire graph