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Battery ban off the table after industry roundtable "consensus"

Battery ban off the table after industry roundtable “consensus”

Standards Australia says industry roundtable has broadly agreed to “review” proposed rule banning li-ion batteries from being installed inside homes and garages. But rifts emerge in industry.

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Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Western Power pilot shows stand-alone solar + battery + diesel systems 15 times more reliable than grid, and could save $300 million in avoided network upgrade costs – but only if rules are change changed to allow the systems to be rolled out.

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Battery storage uptake by households surges as grid costs soar

Battery storage uptake by households surges as grid costs soar

New data shows home battery storage installations set to treble in 2017, even without a price fall. Once the technology gets cheaper, says SunWiz, batteries will be as ‘common as the backyard pool.’

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ACT tips another $4m into home battery subsidy scheme

ACT tips another $4m into home battery subsidy scheme

ACT government opens third competitive grants round, in a $4m extension of its home battery storage subsidisation scheme.

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Redflow scores second major battery sale for remote Pacific Island projects

Redflow scores second major battery sale for remote Pacific Island projects

Redflow gets second major order within months for its zinc bromine batteries for application on remote, Pacific Island sites.

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US utility dumps nuclear plant, will invest $6bn in solar and batteries

US utility dumps nuclear plant, will invest $6bn in solar and batteries

Duke Energy dumps nuclear plant because of rising costs, will instead spend $US6bn on solar, smart meters, EV charging stations, battery storage.

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Battery storage: Who's leading on quality and brand recognition?

Battery storage: Who’s leading on quality and brand recognition?

Tesla and LG Chem are leading the battery storage market in terms of brand recognition, but the issue of quality throws up some other names.

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AEMC suggests new body to decide on battery storage standards

AEMC suggests new body to decide on battery storage standards

As industry rejects Standards Australia home battery ban proposal, AEMC calls for new body to govern standards for distributed energy market.

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Home battery market not booming yet – but consumer interest is

Home battery market not booming yet – but consumer interest is

As Australian households flock to solar, interest in battery storage is starting to ramp up, as a way to minimise grid electricity consumption and to provide a reliable source of back-up power.

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Small-scale solar will displace $2 billion of US power by 2025

Small-scale solar will displace $2 billion of US power by 2025

Solar on U.S. homes and businesses will grow 10% a year, displacing $2 billion of grid-based power by 2025. But Australia leads the way.

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Tasmania talks up renewables, ignores battery storage, gets stuck on gas

Tasmania talks up renewables, ignores battery storage, gets stuck on gas

Tasmanian Energy Security report reasserts the importance of more diverse renewable energy supply. But ignores battery storage.