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Melbourne’s first Tesla Powerwall home battery system – one year on

Nearly one year ago, Greens MP Greg Barber installed 5kW of solar alongside Melbourne's first 6.4kWh Tesla Powerwall home battery. Here's a look at how it has performed.

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Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just ‘weeks away’

With the first shipment of Tesla's Powerwall 2 battery systems set to hit Australian shores, prices of home energy storage continue to tumble, shifting the target market from early adopters, to the "early majority".

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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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Powerwall 2: Tesla doubles up on battery storage and slashes costs

At double the capacity and almost half the cost/kWh, Tesla's Powerwall 2 illustrates the break-neck speed at which battery storage is evolving.

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Battery storage and electricity bills in a post-FiT world

What will happen when my feed in tariff ends? We did the numbers to see how battery storage could help our solar system minimise our bills.

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When should I discharge my battery to maximise my return on investment?

Should battery storage be discharged during peak only, and is it worth discharging during off-peak periods in order to maximise solar soak-up?

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Musk’s energy master plan: Is this the beginning of the end of the utility?

Elon Musk wants to take his vision of a "smoothly integrated and beautiful solar-roof-with-battery product that just works, empowering the individual as their own utility" to a global scale. With Australia already targeted as a key battery market by Tesla, should its utilities be worried?

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Sydney household becomes “mini power station” with solar + Powerwall + Grid Credits

Australia’s first household to add a Tesla Powerwall battery can this week begin buying and selling electricity on the market, after the addition of a world-leading software program by Canberra company, Reposit Power, effectively turning it into “a mini power station”.

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Tesla Energy launches major hiring push in Australia as Powerwall sales take off

Tesla Energy has launched recruitment drive in Australia this week in an effort to get the company to scale to support soaring demand for its Powerwall battery.

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First Tesla Powerwall installations in homes to begin this week in Australia

First Tesla Powerwalls to be installed in Australian homes, as the US battery storage maker extends its network of fast-charging stations for its up-market EVs.

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