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California’s SimpliPhi latest to plug into Australian battery storage market

California’s SimpliPhi latest to plug into Australian battery storage market

As regulators consider strict new guidelines for Australian home battery installations, US battery maker SimpliPhi is making its move, keen to promote the key strengths of its proprietary technology – safety, reliability and flexibility.

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German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen offers “free power” for slice of Australian electricity market

German battery maker Sonnen hopes to use its new solar and storage “free” electricity deal to muscle in on Australia’s peaking power market.

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Are corporate deals for wind and solar set to boom in Australia?

Are corporate deals for wind and solar set to boom in Australia?

Contracting for renewables by corporate big energy users has been slow to catch on Down Under. A new report suggests that’s about to change.

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Is Malcolm Turnbull's solar + storage array enough to go off-grid?

Is Malcolm Turnbull’s solar + storage array enough to go off-grid?

The PM has a lot of solar and a lot of storage at his Point Piper home, and would need a lot more of both to go off grid. But would it be enough for the average household?

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Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just 'weeks away'

Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just ‘weeks away’

With the first shipment of Tesla’s Powerwall 2 battery systems set to hit Australian shores, prices of home energy storage continue to tumble, shifting the target market from early adopters, to the “early majority”.

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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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Tesla Powerwall 2 battery storage opens for orders in Australia

Tesla Powerwall 2 battery storage opens for orders in Australia

Tesla’s 14kWh Powerwall 2 batteries open for order in Australia, with installations set to begin in Feb 2017 – just as 100s of thousands of solar households lose their premium FiT.

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Battery storage may have started mass market take-up in Australia

Battery storage may have started mass market take-up in Australia

The huge success of a community-based program encouraging solar and battery storage uptake in Australian homes and businesses suggests the battery storage sector may be in the early stages of mass-market uptake. And that’s not all it tells us.

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Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity "a bonus"

Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity “a bonus”

Elon Musk says Tesla’s solar tiles could cost less than – and last twice as long as – a regular “dumb roof.”

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Sydney CBD 520kW solar array opens for public investment

Sydney CBD 520kW solar array opens for public investment

Sydney Renewable Power Company is offering 519 unlisted shares to community and retail investors keen to invest in a 520kW solar array on Sydney’s new International Convention Centre.

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Enova reaches major milestone, looks to expand and try peer to peer trading

Enova reaches major milestone, looks to expand and try peer to peer trading

High solar tariff helps Australia’s first community-owned retailer reach major milestone, as it plans geographic expansion and push into new concepts such as peer-to-peer trading.g