Panasonic’s new 5.3kWh lithium-ion batteries will be available to Australian households from December.
In good news for Australian renewables – and perhaps even better news for a nervous US market – Deutsche report names “detrimental solar policy” as one of biggest drivers of global battery storage market, which it says has reached an inflection point.
The latest Tesla/Panasonic Gigafactory will begin production of cells and modules in 2017 at the firm’s acquired Buffalo site in New York.
Here’s a summary of new batteries and new energy storage systems that have been announced in Australia in June and July 2016.
Panasonic expects its annual sales of auto-related lithium-ion batteries to more than double within 3 years owing to demand for Tesla’s products.