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Articles by Finn Peacock

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Battery price war sees Tesla Powerwall 2 beaten even before first deliveries

Battery price war sees Tesla Powerwall 2 beaten even before first deliveries

Battery storage prices are trending downward as newcomers to the Australian market follow the Tesla Powerwall 2 to lower and lower price points.

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GCL slash price of battery to be 2nd cheapest per warranted kWh

GCL slash price of battery to be 2nd cheapest per warranted kWh

GCL has announced specification and price changes that move their cost from $0.67 down to $0.30 per warranted kWh.

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Graph Of The Day - Powerwall 2 warranty is under 9 years for most households if cycled once per day

Graph Of The Day – Powerwall 2 warranty is under 9 years for most households if cycled once per day

For many households, the Powerwall 2 warranty is likely to last for under 9 years, rather than the full 10 years I was expecting.

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

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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Australia battery storage comparison table - July update 

Australia battery storage comparison table – July update 

Here’s a summary of new batteries and new energy storage systems that have been announced in Australia in June and July 2016.

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Revealed: Ausgrid’s strategy to keep solar customers confused

Revealed: Ausgrid’s strategy to keep solar customers confused

Considering installing rooftop solar? Here’s a look at what people need to know if they want to install a system in the Ausgrid Electricity Network area.

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Updated: Ranking the best battery storage options for households in Australia

Updated: Ranking the best battery storage options for households in Australia

More battery storage products are flooding on to the market each week. Here, we identify which brands and devices stand out on cost per kWh.

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How 3-phase trickery from utilities is ripping off solar households

How 3-phase trickery from utilities is ripping off solar households

Electricity networks have spotted a pile of solar owners’ cash on the floor and have figured out how to covertly take it from under their noses.