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Tag: "battery storage"

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Redflow to fast-track battery storage for homes and miners

Redflow to fast-track battery storage for homes and miners

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.

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Tesla gears up for charge into home battery storage market

Tesla gears up for charge into home battery storage market

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.

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UK distribution utility makes the business case for battery storage

UK distribution utility makes the business case for battery storage

UK Power Networks reveals the cost of its pilot storage project designed to offset traditional grid hardening.

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AGL Energy says battery storage “already interesting”

AGL Energy says battery storage “already interesting”

AGL says battery storage already an “interesting” proposition for energy consumers, predicts massive change in energy markets.

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Network operator sees no future for generators, retailers

Network operator sees no future for generators, retailers

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.

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Enphase says solar + storage market 'infinite', ahead of Oz battery pilot

Enphase says solar + storage market ‘infinite’, ahead of Oz battery pilot

Enphase CEO Paul Nahi explains why Australia will be a testing ground for its game-changing solar + energy storage system; says carbon pricing inevitable.

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Battery storage to make reserve coal plants redundant

Battery storage to make reserve coal plants redundant

The new battery reacts within a fraction of a second, far faster than conventional plants can with their rotating masses.

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Morgan Stanley: fixed charges on solar may cause ‘tipping point’ for grid defection

Morgan Stanley: fixed charges on solar may cause ‘tipping point’ for grid defection

Could adding fixed grid charges to the bills of solar customers encourage more people to ditch their utility?

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SunPower sees storage in commercial market in 2015

SunPower sees storage in commercial market in 2015

SunPower has flagged the introduction of battery storage into the commercial market in 2015 in Australia, as it looks to rapidly expand its home energy service offerings.

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Rise of prosumer: Will homeowners be more important than power plants?

Rise of prosumer: Will homeowners be more important than power plants?

A new report concludes that policymakers and regulators are not prepared for consumer empowerment on the grid.

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Three possible business models for distributed storage

Three possible business models for distributed storage

With more houses using distributed PV with battery storage but still needing a utility, how will distributed storage integrate into the current market?