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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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Tesla’s ‘solar roof’ open for orders – and down payments – in Australia

Tesla opens orders for its much-hyped solar roof, with installations of two varieties of its PV tiles to begin installations in the US mid-year and in Australia in 2018.

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Tesla says Powerwall 2 battery storage deliveries have begun

Tesla says installations of its Powerwall 2 home battery systems have begun in Australia, and will ramp up this month.

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Tesla adds energy monitoring to mobile app as customers await Powerwall 2 delivery

Tesla mobile app update allows Powerwall owners to monitor and manage their solar and battery storage “power flow”.

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Tesla launches Powerwall 2, says all solar homes will have storage

Tesla's launches 14kWh Powerwall 2, confirming pricing and predicting 100% of solar homes will have battery storage within 10 years.

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