battery storage

Brisbane classroom goes “fair-dinkum” off-grid, using solar and Tesla battery

NSW company Hivve Technology has installed an entirely off-grid modular classroom at a Brisbane high school, which runs entirely on solar and battery storage, at a cost cheaper than connecting to the grid.

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Tweed Shire Council racks up 1.3MW of rooftop solar – batteries next

Tweed Shire Council says its cumulative solar installs will generate around 1,300MWh/pa from PV by year's end, saving it $200,000 a year on energy costs.

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Victorian dairy co-op says solar a “no-brainer” for farmers – batteries not far behind

Macalister Demonstration Farm says 61kW solar install at its dairy co-op will pay for itself in power savings in six years – and open the door for new benefits and greater productivity. "When we change the way we think about the cost of power, we can see opportunities.”

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Off-grid school Australia’s first to run 100% on solar, battery storage

New-build, off-grid school north of Perth, Western Australia, becomes first in Australia to be powered completely by rooftop solar and battery storage.

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Australia’s “largest” solar microgrid set to slash power costs in Victoria coal hub

Project led by Ovida, using shared solar tech of Allume Energy, to deliver Australia's "largest" solar and battery microgrid project, that will cut the cost of electricity by 50% for 750 Latrobe Valley businesses.

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RateSetter wins plum role in South Australia’s $100m home battery finance

UK-based peer-to-peer lender RateSetter wins key role managing $100m in finance that is being offered alongside the South Australia government subsidy to install home battery storage.

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WA trials Tesla battery on suburban grid in top solar postcode, Mandurah

WA government sets ball rolling on a “shared storage” trial that will install a 105kW/420kWh Tesla battery on the grid in Meadow Springs, a suburb of the state's top solar postcode, Mandurah.

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WA VPP project promises 90% solar self-consumption for cost of “a coffee a day”

Australia's "first" privately funded VPP hopes to sign up 1000 homes and businesses in south-west WA to zero up-front cost deal for solar and battery storage.

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Ausgrid hopes community storage can help it engage with consumers

Australia's networks have gone from raising the drawbridge to lowering it, inviting new technologies and ideas on to their platform. And sooner or later they are going to be competing for access to the consumer.

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Got rooftop solar? It’s time to add a battery

In Australia, regulators are giving a very clear signal to the market: the grid is not your battery, so please get your own.

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