solar and storage

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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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 student housing co-op to get 30kW solar, 43kWh Enphase battery storage

Solaray selected for Australian-first project to install 30kW of solar and 43.2kWh of Enphase li-ion battery storage at student housing co-op.

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Battery storage: What’s on offer, and by whom? (updated)

Amid predictions that half of all Australian households will have solar and battery storage within the decade, it's time to do a stocktake of what is available on the Australian market. (This is an updated list).

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