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New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

New Tesla model S jets to 60mph in 2.65 seconds. But why?

Rumour has it Tesla has started installing its new 100kWh EV battery without telling anyone. But is that behind the change in performance?

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"Watershed" demand response, battery storage project wins Victoria grant

“Watershed” demand response, battery storage project wins Victoria grant

A Victorian project using “non-network” demand response solutions to avoid network “gold-plating” has won state government funding.

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Graph of the Day: Battery storage profitable already ... for some

Graph of the Day: Battery storage profitable already … for some

McKinsey report – and graph – says battery storage makes sense now for subset of commercial customers in “each of the four most important applications.”

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Tesla vs LG vs Sony vs ... storage goes head to head at new ACT test centre

Tesla vs LG vs Sony vs … storage goes head to head at new ACT test centre

ACT, ARENA launch 3-year trial of eight leading battery storage technologies to see which works best for consumers.

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Grid-scale battery storage not yet 'panacea' for Australia renewables

Grid-scale battery storage not yet ‘panacea’ for Australia renewables

University of Queensland solar researcher says grid-scale battery storage not yet cure-all for Australia’s shift to renewables; needs more research.

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SolarCity, Tesla see Australia as key market for cheapest solar and storage

SolarCity, Tesla see Australia as key market for cheapest solar and storage

SolarCity’s results call revealed plans to manufacture building integrated solar roofing, target Australia as key solar + storage market.

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AGL invests in world's largest battery storage virtual power plant

AGL invests in world’s largest battery storage virtual power plant

AGL Energy to install 1,000 centrally controlled battery storage systems in South Australian homes and businesses with a total capacity of 7MWh – equivalent to a 5MW solar peaking plant. A foretaste of what many expect to be the energy system of the future.

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Origin's rooftop solar bet: Business wants it now, households wait for storage

Origin’s rooftop solar bet: Business wants it now, households wait for storage

Origin Energy bets that the solar market will be dominated by business demand in coming years, while households wait for battery storage costs to come down.

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Grid-scale battery storage ready to go in Australia: Garnaut

Grid-scale battery storage ready to go in Australia: Garnaut

Ross Garnaut says grid-scale battery storage ready to apply as “immediate answer” to Australia’s energy network problems.

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Household battery storage costs: So near and yet so far

Household battery storage costs: So near and yet so far

Our cost of energy charts for battery storage suggest Tesla is now in the middle of the pack, Enphase looks relatively cheap and none of them is cheap enough.

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Tesla, SolarCity closer to creating solar, storage, EV powerhouse

Tesla, SolarCity closer to creating solar, storage, EV powerhouse

SolarCity agrees to Tesla offer of $2.6bn, but opinions are divided over Musk’s plan to create a “sustainable energy and transport” powerhouse.