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Graph Of The Day - Powerwall 2 warranty is under 9 years for most households if cycled once per day

Graph Of The Day – Powerwall 2 warranty is under 9 years for most households if cycled once per day

For many households, the Powerwall 2 warranty is likely to last for under 9 years, rather than the full 10 years I was expecting.

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Graph of the Day - Tesla Powerwall 2 way ahead of competition on price

Graph of the Day – Tesla Powerwall 2 way ahead of competition on price

Today’s graph shows both versions of the Powerwall 2 are well ahead of the closest competition on price, beating its closest rivals by one third.

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Sweden will offer 60% subsidy for residential battery storage costs

Sweden will offer 60% subsidy for residential battery storage costs

Sweden has announced a government subsidy that will cover 60% of the cost of installing a residential energy storage system.

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Tesla Powerwall 2 battery storage opens for orders in Australia

Tesla Powerwall 2 battery storage opens for orders in Australia

Tesla’s 14kWh Powerwall 2 batteries open for order in Australia, with installations set to begin in Feb 2017 – just as 100s of thousands of solar households lose their premium FiT.

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Battery storage may have started mass market take-up in Australia

Battery storage may have started mass market take-up in Australia

The huge success of a community-based program encouraging solar and battery storage uptake in Australian homes and businesses suggests the battery storage sector may be in the early stages of mass-market uptake. And that’s not all it tells us.

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Panasonic launches 5.3kWh battery onto Australian residential market

Panasonic launches 5.3kWh battery onto Australian residential market

Panasonic’s new 5.3kWh lithium-ion batteries will be available to Australian households from December.

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Battery-charged disruption risks leaving fossil industry – and Australia – in its dust

Battery-charged disruption risks leaving fossil industry – and Australia – in its dust

The Turnbull government’s strategy of letting technology push come to policy shove is putting key Australian industries at risk, according to a new report which says battery storage could displace traditional energy players “far more rapidly than anticipated.”

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Mercedes-Benz enters the US battery storage market

Mercedes-Benz enters the US battery storage market

Move over Elon Musk. Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas has entered the wide-open US EV+storage market.

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Energy storage one of Australia's "big opportunities:" Finkel

Energy storage one of Australia’s “big opportunities:” Finkel

Australia’s chief scientist says battery and energy storage a “tremendous” innovation opportunity – and a primary focus for Commonwealth Science Council.

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Tesla's price shock: Solar + battery as cheap as grid power

Tesla’s price shock: Solar + battery as cheap as grid power

New pricing for Tesla Powerwall suggests solar and battery storage now competitive with grid power. For about $16,000, consumers can slash their grid bill to almost nothing and not worry about blackouts. The strategic and commercial implications are marvellous or frightening, depending on your vested interest.

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Powerwall 2: Tesla doubles up on battery storage and slashes costs

Powerwall 2: Tesla doubles up on battery storage and slashes costs

At double the capacity and almost half the cost/kWh, Tesla’s Powerwall 2 illustrates the break-neck speed at which battery storage is evolving.