The outback town Coober Pedy in remote South Australia will be able to turn off its fossil fuel generators for at least half of the year.
Tag: "battery storage"
The big question for global energy markets will be how quickly battery storage costs can fall. Will they match the cost reductions of solar PV? Australian-backed battery technology technology group Sunverge says they will, up to three times faster.
South Australia, which already gets around 40 per cent of its electricity supply from wind and solar, is supporting the idea of using battery storage so new housing estates do not need to be connected to the grid. Ultimately, this will save everyone money.
Technology entrepreneur Simon Hackett has a Tesla. Now he wants to take his Adelaide tech business off-grid, with the help of solar and Redflow energy storage.
Australian battery storage maker Redflow to target residential and mining markets after cost reductions take cost of storage close to grid tariffs. Predicts grid may be relegated to role of back-up.
Tesla Motors, the electric vehicle company throwing down a major challenge to the global motor industry, says it is now looking to become a front-runner in energy storage in a major challenge to the traditional electric utility business model.
UK Power Networks reveals the cost of its pilot storage project designed to offset traditional grid hardening.
Operator of one of Australia’s biggest networks says solar, battery storage and micro grids means the business models of centralised generators and retailers will be made redundant. In other words, no long term future for Origin, AGL or EnergyAustralia. The future is local, and that is bad news for coal, gas and nuclear.
Enphase CEO Paul Nahi explains why Australia will be a testing ground for its game-changing solar + energy storage system; says carbon pricing inevitable.