battery storage for homes

Selecting storage solutions in residential PV systems

Combining PV with a storage solution, homeowners gain from a variety of possibilities and benefits. However, it is important to know how to select the right kind of storage solution..

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A Tesla Powerwall with my rooftop solar? I’ll take SIX

A Gold Coast home owner has installed six Tesla Powerwall batteries, to store 98% of the generation from his 24kW rooftop solar system. And the payback? Not bad...

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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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Have we massively underestimated the battery storage market?

Newly released survey data suggests we may have dramatically underestimated the take up of battery storage in Australia.

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First bulk-buy program launched to slash costs of battery storage in Australia

Australia's first bulk-buy program launched by consumer advocates aims to offer battery storage products at "below market prices" for individual and community projects, and make installation easier.

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Updated: Ranking the best battery storage options for households in Australia

More battery storage products are flooding on to the market each week. Here, we identify which brands and devices stand out on cost per kWh.

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Calculating the return on investment of my Tesla Powerwall battery storage

My assumption was that my rooftop solar system could beat the savings I would get from offsetting my home loan. The Tesla Powerwall would simply ice that cake by increasing self- consumption levels due to power shifting. Here's how it is turning out.

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Thousands of Canberra homes to receive subsidised battery storage

More than 5,000 homes and businesses in Canberra will get subsidised battery storage under new scheme taking ACT towards 100% renewable energy. Already, 12 battery storage companies bid into the first pilot round.

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Redflow launches 10kWh “ZCell” into Australian home battery storage market

Buyers of Redflow's ZCell battery storage product launched on Wednesday won't get much change from $20,000 for the 10kWh device. But Simon Hackett says Redflow will match Tesla and other high profile brands on price per kWh and on performance.

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Battery storage for households: How products compare in price and performance

The Australian market is seen as a global testing ground for battery storage products, which is why nearly all the major battery storage developers are releasing products here. One product, however, emerges as a clear leader.

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