Redflow’s Hackett: Battery storage as common as broadband within 10 years

Redflow chairman Simon Hackett says market for battery storage “running hot” and predicts they will be as common place as broadband within a decade. His goal is to deliver software to make flow batteries easy to use. And if utilities try to fight this with higher tariffs, good luck with that.

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An energy freedom home is a zero emissions home

Gas was once considered a clean, green and cheap fuel. Now it is no longer clean, no longer green and certainly not cheap.

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Redflow to offer ‘plug and play’ home battery storage, after cutting costs by 50%

Redflow says it has cut costs of its zinc bromide flow batteries by 50%, will have 'plug n play' storage for homes by early 2016.

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New energy retailer to focus on solar and battery storage

A new electricity retailer that will focus on smart meters, rooftop solar and battery storage is about to emerge in Australia as the shift to decentralized energy models accelerates across the country.

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Indigenous Australian 10kWh battery system set to launch – cheaper than Tesla

Brisbane indigenous company to launch 10kWh home battery storage system that it says will be cheaper than its closest competitors.

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Victoria solar feed-in tariff to be slashed to 5c/kWh in 2016

Essential Services Commission confirms plan to cut Victoria solar FiT to 5c/kWh, one week after state govt promised to fight for rooftop solar rights.

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ARENA says one million Australian homes “hungry” for battery storage

ARENA CEO says speed and impact of coming battery storage megashift 'difficult to overstate', but could have huge benefits for networks and consumers.

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Cutting back on wasted electricity is cleanest power source of all – as our household shows

Scaling back our collective overuse of electricity would create a huge resource that can be tapped for future power needs.

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Low energy users in Queensland hit with tariffs of 72c/kWh

Low energy users in Queensland are being hit with huge tariffs, while energy guzzlers are being rewarded with tariffs one third of the price.

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Can battery storage costs really fall below $100/kWh?

$US100/kWh: It's the magical number that has been painted as something of a Holy Grail for the battery storage industry, but can it be done?

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