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2021.11.16.
Company News
Climate Tech 1000? We’re on the list!

Gridcognition was recently named in the Climate Tech 1000 “a list of the 1000 most promising Climate Tech startups and companies around the world”

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Company News
2021.11.04.
Industry Thoughts
Reasons to be cheerful

The 2021 version of the Conference of Parties (that’s what COP stands for) likely heralds another round of geopolitical posturing, mudslinging and pledging from our world leaders.

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Industry Thoughts
2021.10.26.
Microgrids
Microgrids and the future of energy supply in Western Australia

Australia has some of the longest distance and lowest density transmission and distribution networks in the world.

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Microgrids
2021.09.06.
Company News
Have you met: Alice McCullagh

Alice joined the Gridcognition team in March 2021, and it’s safe to say she hit the ground running!

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Company News
2021.08.25
Company News
Gridcognition accelerating international growth with commercialisation grant

Gridcognition has been announced today as one of eight Australian businesses to receive a share of $3.9 million in funding through the Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology.

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Company News
2021.07.21.
NEM Market
Wholesale Demand Response in the NEM: Eligibility deep dive

WDR has many considerations. The two top priorities for most prospective participants are eligibility and commercial reward.

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NEM Market
2021.06.27.
NEM Market
Wholesale Demand Response in the NEM: What’s it all about?

For energy market enthusiasts, October 2021 is a date in the calendar worth circling.

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NEM Market
2022.05.18.
NEM Market
Energy Guide: Australian Federal Election 2022

The federal election is barrelling towards us, or perhaps not coming fast enough. Regardless, you may be wondering what the parties battling for our votes have planned for Australia’s energy system.

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NEM Market
2021.05.21.
Battery Storage
What makes a good battery energy storage system?

We’ve talked about the use-cases for battery energy storage systems, but what are the qualities that make one battery energy storage system (BESS) better or worse for a given use-case?

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Battery Storage
2021.05.18.
Modelling
Nobody’s Fool: Weaving uncertainty into the fabric of our modelling

Our job at Gridcognition is help our customers plan and optimise distributed energy projects.

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Modelling
2021.05.02.
Battery Storage
What are battery energy storage systems for?

We’ve been told that battery energy storage systems are an essential part of the world’s future energy system – but how, exactly?

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Battery Storage
2021.05.01
NEM Market
What the ESB has planned for Distributed Energy Resources

This week Australia’s Energy Security Board released its Post-2025 Market Design Options Paper.

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NEM Market
2021.04.26.
24/7 CFE
Google is targeting 24/7 carbon-free… Should you?

In the recent episode of the Interchange, Smarter Grid Solutions Podcast, host Shayle Kann spoke with Michael Terrell, Google’s Director of Energy about their goal to reach 24/7 Carbon Free Energy by 2030.

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24/7 CFE
2021.04.15.
NEM Market
Understanding the Electricity System – An MVP

The minimum viable product (MVP) is a concept deeply ingrained into startup culture.

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NEM Market
2021.03.31.
Modelling
Is my investment hitting its numbers?

It’s a question anyone who’s deploying capital on DER, so assets like solar PV, battery storage, electric vehicle charging, hydrogen electrolysers etc, will be asking themselves.

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Modelling
2021.03.11.
Industry Thoughts
The Gridcog Manifesto

Today, countries representing 78% of global GDP have pledged net-zero emissions by 2060.

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Industry Thoughts
2021.03.01.
Company News
Hackathon project: Gamifing demand management

Shifting the curve – analysing the effects of energy efficiency projects

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Company News
2021.02.28.
Company News
Gridcognition Virtual Retreat

It was the one year anniversary of Gridcognition this month and we had our inaugural week-long company-wide retreat. This time it was virtual but we’re hoping that our next one will be in-person.

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Company News
2020.12.16.
Company News
Investing in the future of energy with Gridcognition

Aussie energy tech startup Gridcogniton have closed a $675k pre-seed investment round this week with some of Australia’s leading tech and clean energy investors.

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Company News
2020.12.09.
Battery Storage
Maximising battery value: a commercial analysis of front-of-meter vs behind-the-meter storage

There’s a healthy debate underway in the energy sector around where battery energy storage assets should be located within electricity systems, in order to create the greatest possible value, both for their owners and for society more broadly.

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Battery Storage
2020.11.30.
Case Study
Counties Power and Gridcognition launch distributed energy pilot

EnergyLab’s Scaleup Program has delivered its first clean energy collaboration, with New Zealand-based energy utility Counties Power and energy data startup Gridcognition

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Case Study
2020.11.08.
Battery Storage
Will Victoria’s big battery win big or lose its shirt?

Going toe-to-toe with the US election for media attention, this week saw the announcement of another huge battery storage project for Australia.

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Battery Storage
2020.11.08.
Industry Thoughts
The global push for clean energy

After days of counting, today it has become clear that Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States.

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Industry Thoughts
2020.10.31.
EV Charging
Which network provides the strongest price signal for EV charging?

The transition to decarbonised and decentralised energy systems is occurring in lockstep with the growth in e-mobility.

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EV Charging
2020.10.26.
24/7 CFE
Optimising the environmental performance of distributed energy assets

For many organisations (like Google with their commitment to 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy) optimising the design and operation of their DER assets isn’t just about dollars and cents; the environmental return is just as important.

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24/7 CFE
2020.10.14.
Distributed Energy
Which network provides the strongest price signal for solar and batteries?

We simulated the same behind-the-meter commercial solar and battery project across the 14 distribution networks that make up the WEM and NEM

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Distributed Energy
2020.09.26.
Distributed Energy
Aggregating the future in the US

In September 2020, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued Order 2222, which removed barriers to the participation of distributed energy resources (DERs) in wholesale electricity markets for energy, capacity, and ancillary services.

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Distributed Energy
2020.09.21.
Battery Storage
Battery Storage in a 5-minute Market

On 1 October 2021 the National Electricity Market on Australia’s east coast will take the significant step of moving from 30-minute to 5-minute settlement.

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Battery Storage
2020.09.20.
EV Charging
EV Charging: Friend or Foe?

Electric Vehicles are going to be a very big deal for energy systems right around the world.

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EV Charging
2020.09.17.
NEM Market
FCAS: The value stream everyone’s talking about

In recent times contingency FCAS has become a very lucrative revenue stream for participants in the NEM able to offer services into the various contingency markets.

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NEM Market
2020.09.17.
WEM Market
New Price Floor Milestone for Western Australian Wholesale Energy Market

Today the Western Australian Wholesale Energy Market hit the price floor of -$1000/MWh for the first time on a weekday.

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WEM Market
2020.09.03.
WEM Market
Western Australia lets the tires down on rooftop solar

Yesterday, WA’s government announced a change to the regulated feed-in-tariff that’s offered to residential owners of solar PV.

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WEM Market
2020.08.20.
Distributed Energy
Solar PV isn’t just about yield

Inspired by the lively discussion that resulted from Gavin Mooney‘s recent post on what direction to point roof-top solar systems, we crunched a few numbers to help inform the conversation.

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Distributed Energy
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