AGL Energy sets out an ambitious solar target for its new energy division, but continues to hedge its bets between future technology and ageing fossil fuel generation.
AGL Energy outlines its take on the solar and battery storage market in Australia – including an energy trading platform for consumers.
Grattan Institute reports makes some valid comments on how to regulate a grid dominated by solar and storage. But in seeking cheap headlines it has buried the important bits by making wrong assumptions about the costs and benefits of solar. Will the industry ever learn?
Grattan reports gets future policy direction largely right. It’s the past where they have made many errors.
Survey finds clear majority supports big solar development in Australia, but around 25% still had worrying gap in knowledge about reliability of renewables to supply electricity.
AGL Energy says its first battery storage offering for consumers will be available in Queensland next month, but it won’t be the Tesla Powerwall, which it judges to be too small for the Australian market. Instead, it is now installing a 7.2kWh product.
Boom in solar PV has been one of most defining developments in energy industry in past five years. But it has only scratched the surface.
Australian manufacturer of solar power and hot water-generating roof tiles has attracted $765,000 in oversubscribed capital raising, ahead of ASX listing.
Canadian Solar, one of the big three solar manufacturers, says solar PV costs to fall 25% in three years as module efficiencies improve.