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Category: Battery storage

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Tesla Model X electric vehicle tows Qantas Dreamliner jet

Tesla Model X electric vehicle tows Qantas Dreamliner jet

Tesla Model X tows a Qantas Dreamliner jet some 300 metres across the tarmac. Why? For publicity, of course, and because they could.

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AC/DC: The unheralded debate in Australia's future grid

AC/DC: The unheralded debate in Australia’s future grid

There may be significant advantage in a renewables centric grid to using DC for transmission as opposed to AC.

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The stunning numbers behind success of Tesla big battery

The stunning numbers behind success of Tesla big battery

Tesla big battery accounts for just 2% of capacity in South Australia’s ancillary services market, but in just four months it has grabbed a 55% market share and slashed prices by 90%.

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South Australia's second big battery suffers another delay

South Australia’s second big battery suffers another delay

Delays in South Australia’s second big battery, and in Victoria projects, underline the remarkable achievement of building Tesla big battery in just 100 days.

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Infigen looks to add big battery to Lake Bonney wind farm

Infigen looks to add big battery to Lake Bonney wind farm

Infigen cites success of Tesla big battery in proposal for 25MW/52MWh battery addition to its Lake Bonney wind farm.

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The remarkable assumptions that will shape Australia's future grid

The remarkable assumptions that will shape Australia’s future grid

AEMO’s modelling of the future grid influenced by more dramatic falls in solar and battery storage costs, big uptake of rooftop solar, electric vehicles, batteries and virtual power plants – and a question-mark over coal.

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WA firms grip on booming battery market, as lithium refinery site selected

WA firms grip on booming battery market, as lithium refinery site selected

A site at Kwinana, south of Perth, has been earmarked for one of world’s biggest lithium refineries.

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Trading in premium solar tariffs could spark home battery boom

Trading in premium solar tariffs could spark home battery boom

Report finds 76% of Australian solar homes on premium feed-in tariff would trade it in for chance to upgrade systems – in particular, to add battery storage.

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Shopping centre solar roll-out claims biggest PV array, biggest battery

Shopping centre solar roll-out claims biggest PV array, biggest battery

Vicinity to roll-out of more than 11MW of commercial solar in a $28m project that will include largest rooftop array and a major battery storage installation.

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Remote NT community goes "solar only" by day

Remote NT community goes “solar only” by day

Indigenous community of Daly River officially running on solar only during day, after installation of 1MW PV and 2MWh lithium-ion battery system.

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Understanding energy blockchain: Network and market

Understanding energy blockchain: Network and market

Potential to address network value streams and negotiate complexity and regulatory risk offers huge opportunity for any platform able to wrestle this dragon.