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Category: Battery storage

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The Victoria mansion leading the exodus off the grid

The Victoria mansion leading the exodus off the grid

Ever get the idea that the quitting the grid was reserved for low energy users, austere consumers or those unable to connect? Think again.

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Angry and frustrated, more customers are quitting the grid

Angry and frustrated, more customers are quitting the grid

Industry reports suggest more and more Australian households are choosing to quit the grid, and they’re doing so for a mixed bag of reasons.

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Households can hold grid together when big coal units fail

Households can hold grid together when big coal units fail

Last week, Australia’s largest generation unit tripped, sending frequency out of its normal band. What happened next explains why the smart grid has arrived.

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Tesla, Enphase lift household battery storage prices

Tesla, Enphase lift household battery storage prices

The price of household battery storage is defying hopes and expectations of significant price falls, with two of the leading manufacturers – Tesla and Enphase  – quietly lifting their prices in recent months.

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Townsville battery "gigafactory" plan gains momentum

Townsville battery “gigafactory” plan gains momentum

Construction of lithium-ion “giga-factory” in Queensland’s north one step closer after Imperium3 consortium signs up Siemens to New York project.

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SA Water plans 152MW solar, 35MWh storage to slash bills to zero

SA Water plans 152MW solar, 35MWh storage to slash bills to zero

SA Water plans to install 152MW solar PV and 35MWh of storage by 2020 to slash its electricity bill, previously forecast to reach $55 million, to zero.

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Pears Report: It's time to get really smart about e-bikes

Pears Report: It’s time to get really smart about e-bikes

We need more focus on e-bikes and low speed EVs. My dream is a fold-up e-scooter with an integrated bag so it can become a wheelie bag on public transport.

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South Australia urged to re-think household battery storage

South Australia urged to re-think household battery storage

Plans for sonnen manufacturing base in South Australia at stake as new state government urged to rethink support for household battery storage.

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Australian poultry farmer taps homegrown silicon energy storage

Australian poultry farmer taps homegrown silicon energy storage

SA energy storage outfit 1414 Degrees to provide NSW poultry processing plant with electricity and heat via a 25MWh thermal energy storage system.

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Low income homes to be offered "no-cost" solar and batteries

Low income homes to be offered “no-cost” solar and batteries

A new solar and storage scheme aims to tackle the problem of “power poverty” in Australia head on, by offering low income households around Australia the option to install both solar and battery storage for no upfront cost.

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Elon Musk’s ‘Westworld for cars’ has gone horribly wrong

Elon Musk’s ‘Westworld for cars’ has gone horribly wrong

“Humans are underrated”: After touting robots, Musk now blames them for Tesla production woes.