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Flinders Island makes switch to renewables, with solar, wind and energy storage Hub

Flinders Island makes switch to renewables, with solar, wind and energy storage Hub

Flinders Island’s Hybrid Energy Hub is already taking the previously diesel powered Tasmanian island to levels of 80% renewables, and should manage to supply 100 per cent of demand before the year is out.

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Will Tasmania be the ‘battery of the nation’?

Will Tasmania be the ‘battery of the nation’?

Tasmania itself doesn’t need more centralised energy storage. Tasmania’s problem is lack of renewable generation.

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Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

Council approves 350MW PV farm, stage 1 of massive solar and storage hub

First phase of 1GW+ solar and battery storage hub in Gympie approved for development by local council.

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Redflow aims for 250 batteries per month from Thailand

Redflow aims for 250 batteries per month from Thailand

ASX-listed Redflow announced last month that it has started installing battery production equipment at its new factory in Thailand, putting it on track to commence initial operation by the end of this year.

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BYD hones focus on Australia home battery market

BYD hones focus on Australia home battery market

Chinese battery and EV giant is ramping up its presence in Australia’s home energy storage market with its modular B-Box battery offering.

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Extending Liddell could be more expensive than solar plus storage

Extending Liddell could be more expensive than solar plus storage

RepuTex says extending life of ageing Liddell coal generator would result in higher costs than new large scale solar project with battery storage.

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Batteries are energy on tap - but who owns the tap?

Batteries are energy on tap – but who owns the tap?

It’s been a bit of a free-for-all up till now, but the regulatory regime seems to be developing in a way that should benefit consumers and renewables in the long run.

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Doubling of renewables could drive 66% storage cost reduction by 2030

Doubling of renewables could drive 66% storage cost reduction by 2030

Storage capacity could triple by 2030 if current renewable energy capacity doubles, with battery prices potentially driven down by 66% from current levels.

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Tesla big battery will be on time, but households need to wait

Tesla big battery will be on time, but households need to wait

Tesla’s big battery will be delivered on time, or even ahead of schedule, but overwhelming demand and diversions to hurricane-affected areas mean households will have to wait for their battery storage.

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India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

India taps solar, storage to ensure all homes have power in 2018

Whither coal? India’s new electrification scheme will dedicate 80% of $2.5bn budget to solar and battery banks for rural and remote homes.

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Sonnen waives monthly fees for battery customers in new deal with installers

Sonnen waives monthly fees for battery customers in new deal with installers

Sonnen offers “free energy” for households using approved installers, and says it has 2,000 battery sales so far in 2017 and keen to play FCAS market.