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Solar Impulse crosses Atlantic: New York to Seville in 71 PV-powered hours

Solar Impulse crosses Atlantic: New York to Seville in 71 PV-powered hours

Solar Impulse crosses the Atlantic in 71-hour non-stop flight from New York to Seville, powered only by the sun.

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AGL to offer $1 a day "all you can eat" electric vehicle charging

AGL to offer $1 a day “all you can eat” electric vehicle charging

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.

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Morgan Stanley: Battery storage to grow four times quicker than market thinks

Morgan Stanley: Battery storage to grow four times quicker than market thinks

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.

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Why Australian battery storage costs may fall 40% in two years

Why Australian battery storage costs may fall 40% in two years

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.

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Battle royale brews over battery storage and control of energy markets

Battle royale brews over battery storage and control of energy markets

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.

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Australian company buys 50% stake in "game-changing" graphene battery storage technology

Australian company buys 50% stake in “game-changing” graphene battery storage technology

ASX-listed LWP Technologies invests in graphene battery technology that could “change energy markets”, way world commutes.

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CSIRO scientists say "salt bath" will boost lithium-ion battery performance, safety

CSIRO scientists say “salt bath” will boost lithium-ion battery performance, safety

Australian research team hails a potential game changer for lithium-ion battery performance – and for electric vehicles.

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NT govt offers $2,000 voucher for rooftop solar, battery storage

NT govt offers $2,000 voucher for rooftop solar, battery storage

Northern Territory $20m Home Improvement Scheme offers up to $2,000 rebate on home improvements including purchase of rooftop solar and battery storage.

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Origin Energy says storage will trigger new wave of solar installations

Origin Energy says storage will trigger new wave of solar installations

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.

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Adelaide reports big solar + storage uptake as it heads to carbon neutrality

Adelaide reports big solar + storage uptake as it heads to carbon neutrality

Adelaide Council says solar and storage incentive scheme a success as it aims to become “world’s first” carbon neutral city.

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GE buys into Sonnen as another energy major targets solar storage

GE buys into Sonnen as another energy major targets solar storage

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.