Early adopters of rooftop solar, and now battery storage, have got Australia's energy revolution well underway. But what's in it for those of us still smarting from a 200% increase in power bills? And how can we make the new energy market a fair one?
Southern Cross VC fund backs NSW-based “internet of things” energy data company Wattwatchers.
UK-based company run by Australian solar entrepreneur provides leases for solar in poor rural farming communities.
A Daintree Rainforest community's decades long campaign to get network supplied power has caught the attention of the federal energy minister and ARENA. But not all of the community's residents are on board with the idea, and say off-grid living is the way to go.
LG Chem's RESU home battery systems to team with Selectronic's Australian made SP PRO inverters – a tech duo to challenge the Tesla Powerwall 2.
Tesla mobile app update allows Powerwall owners to monitor and manage their solar and battery storage “power flow”.
Solar Analytics says its new suite of energy management software and hardware – including battery control and hot water diversion – will deliver more bill savings.
A heritage listed former chewing gum factory turned apartment complex will use solar PV and behind the meter technology to supply residents with power up to 20% cheaper than retail market.
The energy management technology of Victorian company, GreenSync, will be used in a ground-breaking suburban Melbourne solar and battery storage trial that aims to take part of a Melbourne suburb off-grid.
There’s a simple and achievable way to ensure electricity grid reliability on extreme heat days, and it's on and under our own roofs.
As 2016 draws to an end, rooftop solar in Australia is experiencing another boom – this time with warnings. So here's a list of some top tips for consumers of residential solar and battery storage, gathered from the observations and recommendations of industry players and experts.
At the moment it is de rigeur to try to seal off every last little crack in the envelope of one’s house in order to save energy. But there is another side to this issue: you also have to breathe!
SA Power Networks installs the last of 100 battery storage systems in northern Adelaide VPP trial – the largest actually commissioned, for now, in Australia.
AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.
Report from Australia's main network lobby and CSIRO suggests that by 2050, nearly half of all future generation – and storage – will be on site in homes, business and communities.