Battery/Storage

Real estate fund tops major Queensland asset with 1MW solar

Industria REIT has leveraged the Queensland sun, adding 1MW of rooftop solar to its sprawling Brisbane Technology Park.

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NSW launches home battery guide, as race to “plug hole” threatens industry

New South Wales issues set of home battery storage guidelines, as industry warns against "jumping to an endgame" on safety.

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Solar Maverick: Sydney start-up unveils portable PV game-changer

Sydney-based start-up 5B unveils pre-fab, portable solar technology that can provide 1MW PV array in days, or 12kW in just minutes.

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Sonnen battery storage plan to take utilities “out of business”

Sonnen offers grid power for homes with solar and battery storage for a fixed annual fee as low as $360. The mobile phone-style plan is designed to take traditional utilities out of business.

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Sonnen’s ‘free’ / flat-rate electricity plan looks great. Is it worth it?

How does Sonnenflat stacks up against the alternatives, like doing nothing; going solar, or; going with another solar & battery system without a custom-made electricity plan?

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Australian Air Force taps solar, battery storage for NT facility

Carnegie Clean Energy subsidiary EMC to design, construct, install solar, diesel and battery storage system at Delamere Air Weapons Range.

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Sonnen set to launch “free power” battery storage offer

German battery maker set to roll out Sonnenflat offer in Australia, which – like a mobile phone plan – charges a "flat" rate for solar and battery storage, electricity included.

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As one home heads off grid… many more are choosing not to connect

One home in the heart of the Latrobe Valley goes off grid. But more than half of the new homes in the area are not even bothering to connect to the network in the first place, using rooftop PV and storage to look after their own needs.

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Solar and battery storage to power Victorian coal mine museum

In neat illustration of the clean energy transition, a Victorian NGO has won state government funding to power a historic coal mine site with solar and battery storage.

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SA Water tenders for solar and battery storage to manage high power prices

SA Water Corporation seeks to build grid-connected, rooftop solar PV system of more than 100kW, plus 50kWh battery storage system and “smart controls.”

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