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Tesla Powerwall 2 battery storage opens for orders in Australia

Tesla's 14kWh Powerwall 2 batteries open for order in Australia, with installations set to begin in Feb 2017 – just as 100s of thousands of solar households lose their premium FiT.

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Senior Google executive installs first Redflow ZCell at off-grid property

The first customer installation of Redflow's residential battery storage offering – the ZCell – has been completed at an off-grid property south of Adelaide.

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Why battery storage doesn’t pay without rooftop solar

“Arbritrage” sounds like a brilliant idea, but is it really worthwhile charging a battery from the grid at off-grid prices?

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Household battery storage costs: So near and yet so far

Our cost of energy charts for battery storage suggest Tesla is now in the middle of the pack, Enphase looks relatively cheap and none of them is cheap enough.

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CSIRO scientists say “salt bath” will boost lithium-ion battery performance, safety

Australian research team hails a potential game changer for lithium-ion battery performance – and for electric vehicles.

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More Australian Tesla Powerwall re-sellers named, including CSR

More Australian companies named as re-sellers of the Tesla Powerwall 7kWh residential battery, including energy efficiency company CSR Bradford.

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First Panasonic solar plus battery storage trial launched in Canberra

First in a series of Australian network-led trials of Panasonic's residential battery storage offering launched in Canberra at home of ActewAGL employee.

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AGL adds two new, larger battery systems to energy storage suite

AGL launches two new residential battery offerings from Sunverge aimed at households who are large energy consumers and have between 4-5kW of rooftop solar.

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Made in the shade: Solar + storage = two EVs in leafy suburbs of Melbourne

Rooftop solar and storage system installed in leafy Victorian suburb overcame shading problems to produce and store enough solar energy to power two electric vehicles, including a Tesla.

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South Australia retirement village to be powered by renewable microgrid

University of South Australia to co-develop an energy self-sufficient retirement village, with a renewable micro-grid of solar and battery storage, managed with energy demand software.

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