Lab and field validation of a new breed of heat reflective coatings for use in air conditioned commercial and domestic properties. Outcomes include classification of benefits for energy and demand management outcomes.
Technical validation of a number of network voltage regulation devices to characterise performance as a device to manage power quality issues arising from Solar PV penetration in the distribution network. Outcomes include a network characterisation model to assist the utility in assessment of voltage regulation benefits.
Lab and field trials of adaptive controls on LED street lighting to validate the whole of state benefits of mass deployment. Key outcomes include the development of business models to overcome existing regulatory and cultural barriers to LED street lighting technology. In addition an innovative financing model is being developed to assist in a potential roll out.