Australia’s first bulk-buy program launched by consumer advocates aims to offer battery storage products at “below market prices” for individual and community projects, and make installation easier.
Category: Smart Energy
Low tariffs, and an absence of market signals rewarding the benefits of local generation, will encourage homes, businesses and small communities to quit the network, a new study has found. Will the incumbents ever learn?
Three of Germany’s eight remaining nuclear reactors have been off-line for most of April. So much for 24/7 reliable power.
Let’s remove the emotion for a minute and take a close look at the economics of the decision whether or not to get a solar PV and battery system.
Only one minister, the ACT’s Simon Corbell, has had the courage and vision to stand up to incumbent bully-boys and introduce policies and targets that match the climate science. Yet the Coalition and most media continue to peddle nonsense dismissed most cogently by the new chief sloganeer, Malcolm Turnbull.
If Australia can spend $50bn building 12 submarines, it can certainly incentivise the private sector to spend a similar sum building the next generation electricity system.
Daimler AG, in conjunction with its subsidiary Deutsche ACCUMOTIVE, has begun deliveries of its first home energy storage systems.
ARENA puts $3m towards development of proposed energy self-sufficient bio-energy plant in north Queensland that would be Australia’s largest.