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S.A. network says solar plus battery storage to cost just 15c/kWh

S.A. network says solar plus battery storage to cost just 15c/kWh

SAPN says price of rooftop solar and battery storage will fall to just 15c/kWh for households, less than half the cost of grid power.

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SAPN takes battle over network costs to Federal Court

SAPN takes battle over network costs to Federal Court

SA government vows to “fight tooth and nail” against network operator as SAPN takes revenue challenge to federal court.

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Regulator wins major court battle to keep lid on network costs

Regulator wins major court battle to keep lid on network costs

SAPN’s appeal to recover another $250m in network costs rejected by the Australian Competition Tribunal. But is this a win for consumers?

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South Australia launches biggest solar + storage trial to defray network costs

South Australia launches biggest solar + storage trial to defray network costs

South Australia network operator to subsidise installation of 100 Tesla and Samsung batteries in Adelaide suburb to show how solar and storage can save on network costs. It is the biggest trial of its type in Australia and could signal the future of network management.

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SA network says no issues with renewables as it looks to wind + solar micro-grids

SA network says no issues with renewables as it looks to wind + solar micro-grids

Network operator says high renewables pose no problems – in fact it’s looking to renewables and storage to reduce grid costs.

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Consumer groups join court fight against utility over solar charges

Consumer groups join court fight against utility over solar charges

Consumer groups join court action against South Australia move to impose higher network charges on solar households. They argue the charges are discriminatory and self-defeating, and will simply encourage more people to quit the grid.

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How the networks fiddle with data to trash rooftop solar PV

How the networks fiddle with data to trash rooftop solar PV

Electricity networks are not providing the full picture when arguing for tariff changes that will penalise rooftop solar and extract higher bills from solar households. Are they deliberately demonising solar PV in an attempt to retain revenues from gold-plated grids?

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Duck season: How solar is impacting value of Australian networks

Duck season: How solar is impacting value of Australian networks

Morgan Stanley says rooftop solar is impacting value of network operators, as falling demand reduced the need to spend on poles and wire upgrades.