Large-scale battery storage could have a significant role to play to ensure the stability of Australia’s electricity grid.
The big boom in big solar, falling costs, the convergence of battery storage providers, and the politics of renewables were the dominant themes of All Energy 2016.
Solar and storage micro-grid will lead to town of Onslow sourcing 70 per cent of its electricity from renewables, improve reliability, reduce costs and state subsidies.
The Lyon Group announces a partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation to roll out 1GW of solar and up to 1GWh of battery storage by 2020.
Team arrow evaluating level of interest in its prototype ‘commercial’ solar car that it plans to road register by second half of 2017.
As module makers search for a “market of last resort,” Australia’s reputation as a dumping ground for sub-standard modules could be a cause for concern.
Germany’s BayWa becomes latest to tap demand for battery storage in Australian solar market.
With its robust rooftop market, a diverse offgrid sector and a utility scale segment heading towards major expansion, the Australian solar PV landscape is attracting new players.
A team from UNSW’s Australian Center for Advanced Photovoltaics has achieved a 7.6% efficiency record for a “full sized” CZTS PV cell.
Ikea has trialed PV sales in three markets and will now move into the second phase of its solar retail rollout.