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Australian Border Opening Allows Renewable Energy Projects to Come Back Online

June 01, 2022 2 minutes read Read more

Conceptualising and Defining “Control” in modern energy systems

February 18, 2022 2 minutes read

The significant growth and interest in integrating renewable energy sources into the current electricity system has posed some challenges. Innovating the energy market is a balancing act of solution agility and flexibility on one hand, and reliability and security on the other. What sits in the middle is the ability to intelligently control how renewable energy systems interact or don’t interact with the electricity networks and how that interaction influences energy markets.

Balance have identified three levels of control drivers and strategies: Market Driven, Reliability Driven and Customer Centric Driven.

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Balance awarded contract for Australia’s largest SPS rollout

January 28, 2021 2 minutes read Read more

Perenjori big community battery saves the day ......well night

January 15, 2020 2 minutes read

Back in 2016, power outages in the Mid West town of Perenjori were a way of life. But the success of our community battery trial in this rural town means blackouts are becoming a thing of the past, as evidenced last week.

Despite a half hour power outage on the main feeder line, locals were able to continue life as normal thanks to the battery energy storage system (BESS). This large community battery provides instantaneous power for the town.

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Turtle Friendly Solar Lights for Barrow Island

September 13, 2019 2 minutes read

Balance has been working closely with Chevron’s Environment Team, to advise and identify a turtle friendly solar street light option which considered the unique conditions at this A class island reserve.

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Balance Wins Digital Innovation Grant

August 09, 2019 2 minutes read

The world is littered with the wreckage of remote renewable energy projects founded on good intentions, yet failed through lack of digital access. The success of remote sustainable energy projects hinges on digital access. Digital Access to Remote Renewable Energy Systems (DARRES) will develop a digital solution to improve monitoring, maintenance and sustainability of renewable energy installations for NT’s remote communities and businesses.

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Planned Microgrid will Bring Clean Energy to Market Vendors in Nigeria

July 29, 2019 2 minutes read

Balance has Partnered with African based solar project developer Sunmoyo to help bring renewable microgrids to African communities.

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GMA Garnet's mine get's ARENA green light for Microgrid

June 21, 2019 2 minutes read

Balance and Advanced Energy Resources are working on an $11.2 million microgrid to supply GMA Garnet's nearby mine at Port Gregory.

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Is there life out there? Balance is building radio-quiet power for the world's largest radio telescope

May 29, 2019 2 minutes read

As one of the largest scientific endeavours in history, the SKA is bringing together a wealth of the world’s finest scientists, engineers and policy makers to bring the project to fruition.

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Balance named as a leading PhD employer

April 29, 2019 2 minutes read

Balance named as a leading PhD employer in the category of employers with less than 500 employees, across a range of industry sectors.

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Australia starts producing solar powered signals intelligence

March 27, 2019 2 minutes read

A 1.2 MW solar array has been powered up at Western Australian “spy station” near Geraldton. The array aims to take pressure off the region’s ageing power grid.

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Balance celebrates landmark deal in the Pacific Islands

February 05, 2019 2 minutes read

Balance has been formally awarded the $3.5M USD contract to design and build stage one of a state of the art hybrid power station with construction on island to start immediately, with commissioning aimed to be completed mid 2018.

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Australia’s first solar farm co-located with wind formally opened

January 03, 2019 2 minutes read

The 10MW Gullen Range solar farm south of Crookwell in NSW is the first large-scale solar farm on Australia’s main grid to be co-located with a major wind farm.

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