Island paradise to get microgrid

THE federal government’s Australian Renewable Energy Agency has provided A$4.5 million in funding for a solar and battery system microgrid project on the remote Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea.

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The tiny island sits 600km from the Australian mainland, east of Port Macquarie, and has a population of just 347 people who rely solely on imported diesel for electricity.