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Category: Battery storage

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German battery storage company Senec launches products in Australia

German battery storage company Senec launches products in Australia

German company Senec-IES has begun shipping its battery storage units to the fast-growing Australian storage market, with 2,000 units to be supplied in the first six months of 2017.

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Sonnen wins US$1.5 million Zayed future energy prize

Sonnen wins US$1.5 million Zayed future energy prize

German battery manufacturer receives US$1.5 million award at opening ceremony of World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

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Tesla begins battery production for Powerwall and Tesla 3 at Gigafactory

Tesla begins battery production for Powerwall and Tesla 3 at Gigafactory

The factory is producing lithium-ion batteries both for Tesla’s energy storage products and electric vehicles

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Will 2017 be last stand of clean energy technology deniers?

Will 2017 be last stand of clean energy technology deniers?

Two major forces stand opposed in 2017. One is the falling cost of solar, wind, storage and other smart controls – heralding an “unstoppable” energy transition away from centralised, polluting fossil fuel plants. The other is political.

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Tesla, Trump and South Australia: The top clean energy and climate stories of 2016

Tesla, Trump and South Australia: The top clean energy and climate stories of 2016

Tesla was the dominant news force in 2016. The other big themes were battery storage, the price falls in wind and solar, the big shift from centralised energy, and politics, politics, politics.

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Broadcast Australia wins award for Photon Energy solar battery system

Broadcast Australia wins award for Photon Energy solar battery system

IABM has given its International Award for Excellence in Sustainability to Broadcast Australia for installing a solar battery solution designed and delivered by Photon Energy.

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Some analysts kid themselves about future of solar + storage

Some analysts kid themselves about future of solar + storage

We’ve read and reported on some remarkably misinformed analysis in recent weeks, including from country’s principal energy rule maker and government’s favourite energy consultant. But this one on solar and battery storage just about takes the biscuit.

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Carnegie, Lendlease join forces to target "massive" microgrid market

Carnegie, Lendlease join forces to target “massive” microgrid market

Carnegie Clean Energy’s EMC and Lendlease Services ink major deal to corner Australia’s multi-billion dollar microgrid market.

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Lazard: Solar PV, storage costs fall in 2016

Lazard: Solar PV, storage costs fall in 2016

Lazard report says rooftop solar costs on “by far the steepest cost decline of any technology,” with energy storage looking like following suit.

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GE: Why grids don't need to rely on "synchronous" generation

GE: Why grids don’t need to rely on “synchronous” generation

GE technology chief says days of “relying solely on synchronous generation for everything are over”. In a direct challenge to those who say grid security can only be assured by spinning coal and gas turbines, the world’s biggest provider of energy equipment says wind and solar can do the job just as well.

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World's largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

World’s largest virtual power plant trial a big hit with SA consumers

AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.