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Image of the Day: Have Tesla Powerpack – “who needs Ergon?”

North Queensland business going off-grid with rooftop PV and a Tesla Powerpack battery system proudly proclaims: Who needs the network?

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The What, Why, When guide to buying an electric vehicle in Australia

Affordable, 300km plus range electric vehicles are about to hit Australian showrooms. But is there an EV available now or coming soon that will meet your needs?

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Tesla EV charged with diesel generator still cleaner than conventional car

Critics argue EVs charged with fossil fuelled electricity are as dirty, if not dirtier than conventional ICE cars. We put that to the test.

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Explainer: 12 things to know about Tesla’s world’s biggest virtual power plant

How will the Tesla virtual power plant work? Who benefits and why will households pay so much for solar and storage on their rooftops? These and other questions about the world's largest VPP.

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Queensland council saves $1.9m in grid costs from single Tesla Powerpack

A Queensland local government council has installed what is believed to be Australia’s first off-grid solar and battery storage system to use a Tesla Powerpack, to maintain local drinking water quality around the clock.

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Five things we learned this week about home battery storage

Five things we learned this past week about the state of Australia's home battery storage market, the rules that govern it, the "Tesla effect", how companies are competing, and which governments are on the ball.

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Battery storage: Who’s leading on quality and brand recognition?

Tesla and LG Chem are leading the battery storage market in terms of brand recognition, but the issue of quality throws up some other names.

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Tesla Powerpack battery added to wind turbine at NZ salt factory

In "Australasian first", 250kW Tesla Powerpack added to 660kw wind turbine, to provide 75 per cent of energy for NZ salt manufacturer.

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How much will a Tesla Model 3 cost in Australia?

The best way to estimate the prices is to use Tesla’s own configuration prices for the USA/Aus Model S and then scale them for the lower numbers.

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How many Teslas does it take to black out an apartment block?

City of Sydney backs study by local start-up, Wattblock, into how Australia's apartment buildings will accommodate – and power – mass EV uptake.

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