This week’s TOP 5 includes a 3 MW storage project in Massachusetts by Engie, Powerco and Simpliphi partnering to build microgrids instead of grid upgrades in New Zealand, the Australian green party proposing a 20 GW energy storage target for 2030, Green Charge installing 1.6 MWh in five schools in California and the sale of a 300 kW / 1 MWh hybrid energy storage system by RedT in Australia.


  1. Engie and its subsidiary Green Charge will install and operate a 3 MW storage system co-located with a 5.76 MWp solar farm in Massachusetts. This project is developed under the Massachusetts’ peak demand management program.
  2. Simpliphi power has signed a contract with new-Zealand based power distribution company Powerco for the delivery of solar plus storage microgrids to areas where grid upgrades would be too costly.
  3. Australia Green party proposes a national energy storage target of 20 GW by 2030.
  4. Green Charge will install 1.6MWh of energy storage alongside solar at five schools in California’s Visalia Unified School District.
  5. “RedT has sold a 300kW / 1MWh “hybrid” energy storage system to Melbourne’s Monash University in Australia”