Read the Yarra (Fitzroy North) community battery project Year 1 Performance Report.
Community Battery Resources
The ANU Battery Storage and Grid Integration Programs new resource containing the very latest information and advice on neighbourhood batteries.
Community batteries and their role in the energy transition — Australian National University – Battery Storage & Grid Integration Program (4 mins)
Community battery Q&A – Port Phillip community, 17 March 2022
Community batteries – All-Energy Australia conference, 26 October 2021
Flinders Zero Carbon Community Forum – Community Batteries, hosted by Flinders Zero Carbon Community, 10 October 2021
Yarra Community Battery – information and Q&A #2 Webinar hosted by City of Yarra, 11 September 2021
Yarra Community Battery – Information and Q&A #1 Webinar hosted by City of Yarra, 1 September 2021
Community batteries: the new kid on the block Webinar hosted by Battery Storage & Grid Integration Program, ANU, August 2021
Community Batteries: Getting Ahead of the Curve Webinar hosted by Lighter Footprints, July 2021
What is the role of community batteries in the climate emergency response? Webinar hosted by City of Yarra, April 2021
Reports & articles
Neighbourhood batteries in Australia: Anticipating questions of value conflict and (in)justice, Ransan-Cooper et al. Aug 2022
Facilitating Community Understanding of Electricity Battery Options for Noosa Shire, June 2021. McLeod, V and Smith, H for Zero Emissions Noosa (ZEN)
Stakeholder views on the potential role of community scale storage in Australia. Ransan-Cooper, H, 2020, Battery Storage & Grid Integration Program, the Australian National University.
Implementing community-scale batteries, 2020. Final report for ARENA-funded project, carried out by the Battery Storage & Grid Integration Program, the Australian National University.
Applying responsible algorithm design to neighbourhood-scale batteries in Australia, Ransan-Cooper et al. 2021, Nature Energy
The Victorian Neighbourhood Battery consultation, 2021. Victorian Government.
The Victorian Neighbourhood Battery Initiative, 2021. Victorian Government
Community battery meeting wrap, 2021 – Lighter Footprints
Community batteries are coming. Are you ready?, 2021 – Lighter Footprints
Ausgrid Community Battery Feasibility Study, February 2020
Neighbourhood Batteries: If you want to bring power to the people, you need to listen to what they want — RenewEconomy (Ransan-Cooper et al.)
Is this the future of home energy storage? — ABC Science
Victoria to fund “neighbourhood-scale” battery projects up to 5MW — One Step Off the Grid