Some of Victoria’s key former gold and coal mining centres targeted by $1m fund to support development of community renewables, and solar and pumped hydro.
New Australia-wide standard gives networks power to limit size of household solar systems – and could push up prices for AC-coupled battery storage products from Tesla, Enphase, Selectronic and others.
Metricon becomes latest Australian housing developer to offer rooftop solar and storage as optional extra in new-build homes in Queensland.
“Off-grid guy” Michael Mobbs is so frustrated by the poor performance of his off-grid system in inner Sydney terrace house that he has decided to junk it and is calling for new proposals. It is a salutary lesson for others wishing to follow.
North East Water launches tender for solar and battery storage system to power Yackandandah water treatment plant – testing the water for the entire national sector.
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.
German battery maker Sonnen hopes to use its new solar and storage “free” electricity deal to muscle in on Australia’s peaking power market.
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.
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?