Two major forces stand opposed in 2017. One is the falling cost of solar, wind, storage and other smart controls – heralding an “unstoppable” energy transition away from centralised, polluting fossil fuel plants. The other is political.
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Tesla was the dominant news force in 2016. The other big themes were battery storage, the price falls in wind and solar, the big shift from centralised energy, and politics, politics, politics.
JP Morgan say that with rapid coal generation closure, AGL may be worth more than the market currently thinks. But maybe not.
Younicos will design and supply a 49 MWlithium-ion battery storage system located at a former gas and coal power plant in northern England.
For many households, the Powerwall 2 warranty is likely to last for under 9 years, rather than the full 10 years I was expecting.
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.
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.
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.
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.”