Northern Territory government expands and updates home and business battery scheme, boosting it by $2.8m, offering more flexibility in size of systems and ensuring VPP readiness.
Remote Western Australia coastal town of Coral Bay chips away at diesel dependence with addition of lithium-ion battery system to its existing wind-based microgrid.
German-made modular, lithium-ion home energy storage system called Battery flex has been launched by Solarwatt in "close collaboration" with BMW Group.
Works are underway on the installation and commissioning of a community-scale battery energy storage system at the regional Victorian town of Yackandandah.
Solahart launches Streamline Solar-Ready, a plug-and-play electric hot water system with the option to upgrade to solar alternatives, including rooftop PV-connected.
South Australia to extend its virtual power plant scheme to state housing homes that do not have rooftop solar in effort to create a big solar sponge.
Four virtual microgrids will test the feasibility of using stand-alone renewables and storage to power different agricultural applications in Queensland and NSW.
Locality Planning Energy has delivered shared solar for four Queensland strata properties, in one case effectively taking an entire apartment building off-grid.
While debate builds around whether more big batteries could have saved the day in Queensland on Tuesday, the benefits of having home batteries during a coal plant explosion are crystal clear.
As introduction of the new inverter standard looms, manufacturers raise concerns there will be bottlenecks and possible delays for re-listing products with the CEC.
UNSW's Martin Green says the average Australian solar household will soon be installing "tens of kilowatts" on their rooftops, as costs continue to fall.
A summary of what happened behind the meter at the Smart Energy Conference, with some special guests.
Western Australia utility Horizon Power to take a second shot at running the Pilbara town of Onslow on solar and battery storage only during daylight hours.
Tesla will build a community microgrid in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of an unusual penalty for air quality infringements at its Fremont EV manufacturing facility.
Works have begun on what will become Australia’s first community microgrid to incorporate renewable hydrogen, a $9.3 million project in the remote WA town of Denham.
Two new lithium-ion home batteries – 9.6kwh and 14kWh – launched in Sydney ahead of going on sale in the second half of 2021.