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Energy Storage: Opportunities and Challenges of Deployment in Australia

Delivered as a partnership between Australia’s Chief Scientist and ACOLA, the Energy Storage project studies the transformative role that energy storage may play in Australia’s energy systems; future economic opportunities and challenges; and current state of and future trends in energy storage technologies and their underpinning sciences.

The project examines the scientific, technological, economic and social aspects of the role that energy storage can play in Australia’s transition to a low-carbon economy over the coming decade and beyond.

Expert Working Group

  • Dr Bruce Godfrey FTSE (Chair)
  • Professor Robyn Dowling
  • Professor Maria Forsyth FAA
  • Professor R Quentin Grafton FASSA

Report Launch

The project report The Role of Energy Storage in Australia’s Future Energy Supply Mix, will be launched at 11:00am on Monday 20 November 2017 in the Senate Alcove at Parliament House, Canberra.

Registrations to attend the event are essential and strictly limited. Please RSVP by registering at Eventbrite. 

Proceedings will include an introduction to the report by Expert Working Group Chair, Dr Bruce Godfrey FTSE, and an address by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO FAA FTSE. Refreshments will be provided immediately after the formal proceedings and will conclude by 12:00pm.