battery storage

Households will power half the grid by 2050, networks admit

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.

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Sonnen doubles sales as Australia battery storage market takes off

Sonnenbatterie says sales in Australia have doubled and it is now the biggest market outside Europe for the German premium battery storage developer. And even at the top end, prices have fallen to be comparable with grid costs.

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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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Graph of the Day – Tesla Powerwall 2 way ahead of competition on price

Today's graph shows both versions of the Powerwall 2 are well ahead of the closest competition on price, beating its closest rivals by one third.

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My home Redflow ZBM2 energy system installation

Redflow CEO Simon Hackett shares some insights into his own home energy storage installation, including 2 x 10kWh Redflow ZBM2 zinc-bromide hybrid flow batteries.

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Panasonic launches 5.3kWh battery onto Australian residential market

Panasonic's new 5.3kWh lithium-ion batteries will be available to Australian households from December.

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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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University of Southern Qld to install 1.9MW solar, battery storage

USQ to install 1.9MW solar, plus battery storage across three campuses in three-stage Sustainable Energy Solution aimed at slashing the University’s electricity costs and emissions.

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What the “Tesla effect” means for Australian battery storage prices

The first version of Tesla's Powerwall battery storage device had a big impact on prices in Australia. The second version, unveiled last week, is expected to do it all over again.

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Powerwall 2: Tesla doubles up on battery storage and slashes costs

At double the capacity and almost half the cost/kWh, Tesla's Powerwall 2 illustrates the break-neck speed at which battery storage is evolving.

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