solar and storage

Qld family goes off grid with solar and 60kWh Redflow ZCell battery bank

A Queensland family has installed Australia's largest residential Redflow ZCell battery system, alongside 18.7kW of rooftop solar, to take their home off grid.

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Battery to slash energy costs at SA art gallery

A smart energy storage system has been switched on at the first of a series of public institutions seeking to reduce energy bills in South Australia.

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Big learnings from my first month with battery storage and more solar

After five weeks with 8kW of solar panels and a 10kWh LG battery – including mostly perfect weather, some rainy days and one eight-hour grid outage – here's how the system at my NSW home performed.

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Consumers see solar and battery storage as key to cutting bills

Poll reveals batteries could soon be as "common as dishwashers" in Australian homes, in race to cut power bills with solar and storage.

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Selectronic joins forces with LG Chem in booming battery storage market

LG Chem's RESU home battery systems to team with Selectronic's Australian made SP PRO inverters – a tech duo to challenge the Tesla Powerwall 2.

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Off-grid with solar and storage in the city – for less than $10,000

Until recently, Australia’s incumbent utilities would have comforted themselves with the thought that going off-grid in a big city was too expensive to contemplate. The continuing fall in the cost of rooftop solar, and the plunging cost of battery storage, has turned that assumption on its head.

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World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.

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So, you want to buy battery storage?

Most Australian households looking at battery storage just want to make the most of their solar investment and use as little grid supplied energy as possible. But what should they look to buy?

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WA farm taps vanadium flow battery storage, solar – an Australian first

A farm near Busselton WA has installed a 100kWh vanadium redox flow battery with solar to avoid paying for a new connection to the grid.

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Adelaide family hopes to “zero bills” with solar and storage

SA family installs state’s first Fronius battery system, adding 6kWh storage to 10kW rooftop solar, with help from Adelaide City Council grant.

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