solar plus storage

Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Western Power pilot shows stand-alone solar + battery + diesel systems 15 times more reliable than grid, and could save $300 million in avoided network upgrade costs – but only if rules are change changed to allow the systems to be rolled out.

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Should your mortgage cover solar and battery storage, too?

Digital mortgage broker claims a homeowner with $600,000 mortgage who added $16,544 to install solar and battery storage would be more than $1800 better off a year.

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Batteries included: Another new-build Australian suburb offers solar + storage

New-build Qld suburb offers houses with solar + Tesla Powerwall 2 included – enough to make them energy self-sufficient from “dawn to dusk.”

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NT community puts diesel on back-burner, with 1MW solar + 2MWh battery storage

Daly River Nauiyu community set to be first in NT powered by solar and storage, after installation of a 2MWh lithium-ion battery system.

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Solar and battery storage underway at WA Garden Island Microgrid

Carnegie Clean Energy begins work on 2MW solar and 0.5MWh battery storage system – Australia's largest grid-connected solar and battery microgrid.

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Australian Air Force taps solar, battery storage for NT facility

Carnegie Clean Energy subsidiary EMC to design, construct, install solar, diesel and battery storage system at Delamere Air Weapons Range.

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SA Water tenders for solar and battery storage to manage high power prices

SA Water Corporation seeks to build grid-connected, rooftop solar PV system of more than 100kW, plus 50kWh battery storage system and “smart controls.”

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WA national park taken off-grid by local network

Horizon Power's stand-alone power project taking Fitzgerald River National Park off-grid with solar, battery storage and back-up diesel.

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Australia’s biggest battery system delivered to WA astronomy hub

Carnegie Clean Energy adds 2.6MWh battery storage system to 1.6MW solar system at CSIRO's Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory.

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Ergon adds new retail tariff to home solar and storage trial

Qld solar and storage trial goes into third phase, with new retail product – Tariff 14 – designed to help guide customer energy consumption.

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