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AGL says it will offer customers “all you can eat”, emissions-free, electric vehicle charging for a single dollar a day. For AGL, says CEO Andrew Vesey, it’s all about boosting demand and engaging with new technologies.
Morgan Stanley predicts one million Australian households could install battery storage by 2020 – but it could be double that. The incumbent utilities, it says, are misreading the market, and it is has downgraded one of the big utilities because of it.
Morgan Stanley says installed cost of battery storage could fall from nearly $10,000 to just over $5,000 within two years. The actual battery will be one third of current cost.
Proposed changes to market rules could encourage battery storage, and help reduce price surges and volatility, and cut costs to energy consumers. But owners of large generators who currently control the market – and are blamed for recent price spikes – may oppose it.
ASX-listed LWP Technologies invests in graphene battery technology that could “change energy markets”, way world commutes.
Australian research team hails a potential game changer for lithium-ion battery performance – and for electric vehicles.
Northern Territory $20m Home Improvement Scheme offers up to $2,000 rebate on home improvements including purchase of rooftop solar and battery storage.
Origin expects battery storage to spark a new wave of rooftop solar installations, but not until the costs of storage falls. And that could be a while.
GE buys stake in German battery storage maker sonnen, attracted to storage market and concept of “shared solar”, and following several oil majors into market.