battery storage

Image of the Day: Have Tesla Powerpack – “who needs Ergon?”

North Queensland business going off-grid with rooftop PV and a Tesla Powerpack battery system proudly proclaims: Who needs the network?

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The Victoria mansion leading the exodus off the grid

Ever get the idea that the decision to quit the grid – or not connect – was reserved for low energy users, austere consumers or those with no possibility of connection? Think again.

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Low income homes to be offered “no-cost” solar and batteries

A new solar and storage scheme aims to tackle the problem of “power poverty” in Australia head on, by offering low income households around Australia the option to install both solar and battery storage for no upfront cost.

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Home battery storage has trebled – but should you be installing it?

Battery storage uptake by Australian households is starting to take off. But is it a financial no-brainer? New analysis from SunWiz says ... it's complicated. If you care about return on investment, there's some things you should know.

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How I became the first SonnenFlat customer and got my electricity bills down to $0

Receiving your electricity bill can be frightening, but there is a way out. I know – I’ve already found it.

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BYD goes big on small and flexible, in new battery storage push

Chinese battery maker BYD unveils updated range of modular “solar batteries” for Australian market, as it turns up the heat on Tesla and other rivals.

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CEFC backs push for solar and storage in all new-build homes

CEFC commits $90m debt finance to Mirvac plan to build more than 300 family homes, each with built-in solar and battery storage.

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“Interest free” loans for solar and storage for South Australia households

South Australia Labor government offers "interest free" loans to 10,000 households to install rooftop solar and battery storage

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Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest microgrid at Kalbarri

Carnegie wins WA contract to build state's largest microgrid, ensuring renewables and batteries can lift reliability of supply for Kalbarri.

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Another mini-grid breakthrough for AusNet in suburban Melbourne trial

Victorian network operator AusNet Services has again succeeded in taking part of a Melbourne street completely off grid – this time for a total of 9 hours, powered only by home solar and battery storage systems.

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