Battery/Storage

Tesla Energy launches major hiring push in Australia as Powerwall sales take off

Tesla Energy has launched recruitment drive in Australia this week in an effort to get the company to scale to support soaring demand for its Powerwall battery.

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First Tesla Powerwall installations in homes to begin this week in Australia

First Tesla Powerwalls to be installed in Australian homes, as the US battery storage maker extends its network of fast-charging stations for its up-market EVs.

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Newtown student housing cooperative 1st to use solar and battery storage

A student housing complex in the Sydney suburb of Newtown has won a grant from the City of Sydney to install solar PV and battery storage, in what the council says is the first installation of its type in Australia.

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Memo Energex: Battery storage plus 44c FIT is a bonus, not a rip-off

Energex proposes to punish solar households that add battery storage. The network should be encouraging them.

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How to beat the Energex “solar stitch-up”: Take part of your home off grid

Major Queensland network wants solar households that install battery storage to lose their premium feed in tariffs. It’s the latest trick from utilities, but there is a way around it.

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A tale of two (Australian) microgrids

Microgrids will be a huge part of the world's future energy landscape, so we take a look at two different versions of the technology paving the way in Australia.

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First community owned retailer to begin operations after meeting funds target

Enova Community Energy is set to create history and take on the established electricity retailers after raising enough money to begin operations. It will offer solar and storage solutions and help the northern rivers community towards 100% renewable energy.

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More Australian Tesla Powerwall re-sellers named, including CSR

More Australian companies named as re-sellers of the Tesla Powerwall 7kWh residential battery, including energy efficiency company CSR Bradford.

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First Panasonic solar plus battery storage trial launched in Canberra

First in a series of Australian network-led trials of Panasonic's residential battery storage offering launched in Canberra at home of ActewAGL employee.

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Tesla Powerwall sales kick off in Australia as local installers named

Sales of Tesla Powerwall begin in Australia as the first authorised resellers of the 7kWh battery are announced and launch their offers.

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