batteries

VSUN edges closer to home storage market for vanadium batteries

Australian Vanadium says VSUN subsidiary well advanced in negotiations to roll out residential vanadium redox flow battery.

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Battery price war sees Tesla Powerwall 2 beaten even before first deliveries

Battery storage prices are trending downward as newcomers to the Australian market follow the Tesla Powerwall 2 to lower and lower price points.

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Is Malcolm Turnbull’s solar + storage array enough to go off grid?

The Prime Minister has a lot of solar and a lot of storage at his Point Piper home, and would need a lot more to go off grid. Most households would need more storage.

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Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just ‘weeks away’

With the first shipment of Tesla's Powerwall 2 battery systems set to hit Australian shores, prices of home energy storage continue to tumble, shifting the target market from early adopters, to the "early majority".

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SAPN completes battery installs for northern Adelaide solar + storage trial

SA Power Networks installs the last of 100 battery storage systems in northern Adelaide VPP trial – the largest actually commissioned, for now, in Australia.

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World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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What’s a partial off-grid solar plus storage system?

Going partially off-grid is a smart alternative for homes who want to become completely energy self sufficient. So how's it done?

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Re-use or recycle? The billion-dollar EV battery question

By 2035, batteries from retired EVs are expected to be worth tens of billions of dollars – and a big part of microgrids of the future. So how should we best use them?

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How battery storage can cut home electricity bills by one quarter

New data shows that in South Australia, battery storage is already offering significant savings – as much as 25% on annual electricity bill costs – to households with solar. Retailers will need to turn to Plan B.

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When should I discharge my battery to maximise my return on investment?

Should battery storage be discharged during peak only, and is it worth discharging during off-peak periods in order to maximise solar soak-up?

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