battery storage

NSW launches home battery guide, as race to “plug hole” threatens industry

New South Wales issues set of home battery storage guidelines, as industry warns against "jumping to an endgame" on safety.

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Sonnen battery storage plan to take utilities “out of business”

Sonnen offers grid power for homes with solar and battery storage for a fixed annual fee as low as $360. The mobile phone-style plan is designed to take traditional utilities out of business.

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SA Water tenders for solar and battery storage to manage high power prices

SA Water Corporation seeks to build grid-connected, rooftop solar PV system of more than 100kW, plus 50kWh battery storage system and “smart controls.”

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Australia battery market hots up, as Sonnen inks major distribution deal

Sonnen announces key Australian distribution deal as it prepares to roll out its potentially game-changing sonnenFlat solar + battery storage offer.

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Solar and battery storage on Horizon: WA utility launches two major trials

Two trials by Horizon Power test grid value of distributed solar and storage, and role of utility-scale battery storage in smoothing and supporting an increasingly renewables-integrated network.

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Australian fruit & veg grower to spend “millions” on solar, storage

Australia’s biggest horticulture company, Costa Group, has revealed plans to roll out its own solar power and battery storage capacity, starting at its flagship SA mushroom facility.

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Why 2.6GWh of battery storage is achievable in next few years

It has been argued that the CSIRO’s report was “a stitch up” for renewables, and very obviously designed to downplay the benefits, even though almost every scenario the role of renewables resulted in benefits..

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Australia’s new solar ‘burbs’ – where rooftop PV is mandatory

New suburb in the ACT has laid claim to being Australia’s first to have made a minimum of 3kW rooftop solar mandatory on every new-build home. And now they're adding battery storage, too.

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Enphase may add back-up capability to batteries as sales fall short

Enphase concedes it won't meet its ambitious sales targets for its first year, as many consumers wait for further price falls. But it is considering adding "back-up" capacity in its next generation product.

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Redflow admits it can’t match lithium batteries on price in home market

Flow battery storage manufacturer Redflow abandons bulk home battery market due to price issues, to focus on bigger installations in commercial, industrial and off-grid sector.

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