battery storage

The off grid experience – and how it’s changed since 1992

This family quit the rat race more than two decades ago. They have used solar PV, a wind turbine, small hydro and battery storage to manage their power needs, with all the usual mod-cons.

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Vector offers free solar + Tesla storage systems to NZ consumers

NZ network operator launches campaign to give away free 3kW solar systems with Tesla Powerwall batteries to 130 households, community groups and schools.

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Snow and solar at 1280m – does it really work?

How effective is a standalone solar system in areas that experience snowfall? We asked Ed and Laurie, off-gridding Americans who live, and grow most of their own veggies, at 1280m above sea level.

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LG Chem pushes Australian battery storage prices further down the curve

New 6.4kWh system from LG Chem brings costs at top end of the range down towards $1,000kWh, reinforcing the growing wedge between solar and storage and grid prices.

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Introducing One Step Off The Grid

RenewEconomy is proud to introduce its new consumer-focused publication, One Step Off The Grid - helping households, businesses and communities navigate the energy revolution.

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Solar and battery storage already cheaper than grid power in Australia

Leading BNEF analyst says solar + storage unstoppable, because they are already cheaper for Australian households to install than electricity from the grid.

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Flagship solar + storage project at WA mine gets backing from CEFC, ARENA

CEFC commits up to $15m towards Australia's largest solar+storage system at a WA mine – a ground-breaking project set to transform remote power generation.

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Off-grid in the Hawkesbury, with tracking solar and batteries

It’s satisfying to turn on a light or power tool and know the energy was generated only a few metres away.

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Another WA housing estate to trial solar + storage via ‘shared strata’ model

Another WA housing estate to trial solar, storage using unique shared strata model to benefit investors and tenants, cutting grid energy consumption by 60%.

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NT vanadium mine to tap solar + redox battery storage for energy supply

Northern Territory mine to tap solar power plus vanadium redox battery storage for energy supplies, the latest miner to turn to renewables.

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