Battery/Storage

Solar and battery storage set to power Victorian water plant

North East Water launches tender for solar and battery storage system to power Yackandandah water treatment plant – testing the water for the entire national sector.

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2017: The year battery storage started to make sense

To be ‘worth it’ or to ‘break even’ – that is the question around residential battery storage at the moment. Here's a look at payback by system size.

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How solar cut a Victorian nursery’s power costs by one third

A Victorian flower bulb business expects to slash its yearly power bill by one-third after installing a 60kW solar system at its Dandenong Ranges nursery. And that's before battery storage...

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Resorting to solar and storage: When the view is perfect, but the grid isn’t

Resorts that use solar plus storage are on the rise, as remote vacation spots try to attract green leaning patrons and guarantee their comfort.

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Rising prices, falling FiTs: A perfect storm for rooftop solar and storage?

Australia's rooftop solar market has set a cracking pace so far this year, and all signs are pointing to it continuing to gather pace, with or without battery storage or generous feed-in tariffs.

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Batteries arrive for Horizon’s grid-scale “spinning reserve” trial

Two large-scale batteries will be trialled as back-up power at an islanded 17MW power station in Carnarvon WA.

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Billionaire’s gambit: Why we should accept Musk’s offer

We should embrace Musk's offer, accept it and get cracking with building it while there is so much public enthusiasm and bipartisan support.

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Battery storage to be “standard” in new-build houses within years

Key solar and building industry player CSR Bradford says solar and battery storage will be standard features in all new-build homes in Australian in just a few years.

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Is battery storage worth it in your city?

Which Australian capital cities currently have the best conditions for home solar battery storage? We’ve crunched the numbers and ranked them below.

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Tesla launches Powerwall 2, says all solar homes will have storage

Tesla's launches 14kWh Powerwall 2, confirming pricing and predicting 100% of solar homes will have battery storage within 10 years.

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