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BMW reveals home energy storage system using i3 EV battery packs

BMW reveals home energy storage system using i3 EV battery packs

BMW unveils a new systems that allows EV owners to use their old battery pack in their homes when they upgrade their car with a new battery pack.

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Hewson's Solastor promises world's cheapest 24/7 solar power

Hewson’s Solastor promises world’s cheapest 24/7 solar power

NSW-based solar thermal company Solastor claims its modular CSP tower technology, which uses graphite blocks for storage, can produce “baseload” electricity for 12c/kWh and replace hundreds of coal plants in Australia and around the world.

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No batteries required: pumped hydro for solar energy storage

No batteries required: pumped hydro for solar energy storage

Need a complementary energy storage system that is well established globally, can handle massive capacity requirements and allow seasonal storage? How about pumped hydro.

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Vanadium: the ‘beautiful metal’ that stores energy

Vanadium: the ‘beautiful metal’ that stores energy

An unheralded metal – which can be used in new batteries which can store large amounts of energy almost indefinitely – will become key player in renewable energy revolution.

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Standards Australia begins consultation on battery storage safety, regulations

Standards Australia begins consultation on battery storage safety, regulations

Standards Australia kicks off consultations on the development of national battery storage standards to support the safe adoption and application of emerging battery technologies.

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Greens pledge $2.9bn to put battery storage in one million homes, businesses

Greens pledge $2.9bn to put battery storage in one million homes, businesses

Greens policy would help 1m-plus Australian households and businesses install heavily discounted battery storage over 5 years.

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A good look at the economics of solar PV and storage

A good look at the economics of solar PV and storage

Let’s remove the emotion for a minute and take a close look at the economics of the decision whether or not to get a solar PV and battery system.

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Battery storage: Close to parity under certain tariffs

Battery storage: Close to parity under certain tariffs

Energy consultancy says household battery storage in Australia could be an “economically rational” investment soon under certain tariffs. And if storage costs fall as predicted, up to 2.8 million households may install battery storage, creating a $20 billion market.

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How much storage does Tesla expect to sell in 2016?

How much storage does Tesla expect to sell in 2016?

Tesla could sell 168.5 megawatt-hours of energy storage systems to SolarCity this year – 6 times what Tesla sold to SolarCity in 2015.

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Tesla, Panasonic, LG Chem, Reposit win ACT battery storage auction

Tesla, Panasonic, LG Chem, Reposit win ACT battery storage auction

First stage of ACT “next generation solar” auction will see 200 Canberra households install a range of battery storage products at a significant discount.

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Australian gel-based battery technology attracts major UK finance

Australian gel-based battery technology attracts major UK finance

Plans by Australian nanotech start-up to commercialise revolutionary battery storage technology boosted by $11m UK investment.