Plug and play energy hub to transform grid

Credit: Lannon Harley/ANU A photograph of the Australian National University sign in front of Warrumbul Lodge on the ANU Acton campus.
13 July 2021

An energy research hub at the Australian National University is leading the charge on future-proofing the electricity grid.

The ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will join ANU Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt on Tuesday to officially open the new Distributive Energy Resources Laboratory building.

So-called distributed energy generated in homes and businesses is changing the way Australia produces and manages electricity, and may end the reliance on big power stations.

Using electric cars as a fleet of batteries on wheels to recharge the grid is already being road-tested.

Read the full article on The Canberra Times website, featuring ANU Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt