Solar

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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Tesla Powerwall hits Australian market, local installers to be named

Tesla says Australian customers can 'put money down' for Tesla Powerwall battery storage units before Christmas, with the nation's first authorised reseller set to be named.

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Remote but connected: Two Australian communities go solar

Marble Bar and Nullagine are two small indigenous communities near the Great Sandy Desert on the far western coast of Australia, about 1,500 km north of Perth. They're both going solar.

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Solar feed-in tariff programs end soon. So what happens next?

The premium solar feed-in tariffs will end in three Australian states this time next year. Households should start thinking about what this means, and what they should do. Here is a guide.

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Homes of the future could use only 10% grid power: Synergy

WA network operator Synergy sees a future where new-build homes source only 10% of their energy from the grid. But with battery storage costs falling, will they bother with the grid at all?

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Australian shared solar technology targets untapped rental market

Australian tech startup, Matter, has launched a technology that aims to give Australia’s 2.4 million rented households access to cheaper solar power.

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Synergy proposes ‘sun tax’ on WA solar households

A proposal by Western Australia’s state-owned electricity provider, Synergy, to effectively double the charge to connect the state’s more than 191,000 solar households to the grid has been slammed as unfair and counter-productive.

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Battery storage: What’s on offer, and by whom? (updated)

Amid predictions that half of all Australian households will have solar and battery storage within the decade, it's time to do a stocktake of what is available on the Australian market. (This is an updated list).

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How renewables can kick industry’s gas habit: 1 report and 3 case studies

ARENA-backed report says there is a renewable energy alternative for most industry gas applications, to reduce the sector's exposure to an increasingly uncertain and costly gas market.

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NSW 100% renewable energy retailer nears $3m mark in share offer

NSW community-owned energy retail start-up has extended its share offer for a second time as it nears its minimum target of $3 million.

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