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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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Graph of the Day – Tesla Powerwall 2 way ahead of competition on price

Today's graph shows both versions of the Powerwall 2 are well ahead of the closest competition on price, beating its closest rivals by one third.

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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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Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity “just a bonus”

Elon Musk says Tesla's solar tiles could cost less than – and last twice as long as – a regular "dumb roof."

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Rivals fear Tesla may become the Apple of battery storage

Redflow CEO says Tesla's launch of Powerwall 2 battery with a built-in inverter takes a leaf from the Apple playbook of vertical integration – and could polarise the industry.

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What the “Tesla effect” means for Australian battery storage prices

The first version of Tesla's Powerwall battery storage device had a big impact on prices in Australia. The second version, unveiled last week, is expected to do it all over again.

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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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A Tesla as the family car? Nothing ludicrous about it

Can an all electric vehicle be used as the family run-about? We tested the theory using a Tesla Model S, pretended the price tag was more like a Model 3, and came to these conclusions...

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Tesla chauffeur service set to expand with new high profile investor

Sydney Tesla chauffeur service to add more EVs, expand to Melbourne after tech guru Simon Hackett buys 10% stake.

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