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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.

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Consumers see solar and battery storage as key to cutting bills

Consumers see solar and battery storage as key to cutting bills

Poll reveals batteries could soon be as “common as dishwashers” in Australian homes, in race to cut power bills with solar and storage.

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South African factory beats power cuts with Redflow batteries

South African factory beats power cuts with Redflow batteries

South Africa’s largest manufacturer of printed circuits has beaten frequent power outages and cut its energy costs by deploying Australian-designed Redflow zinc-bromine flow batteries.

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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.