Redflow chairman Simon Hackett says the market for battery storage is “running hot” and predicts they will be as common place as broadband within a decade. His goal is to deliver software to make flow batteries easy to use. And if utilities try to fight this with higher tariffs, it will simply drive more installation.
Marc England is leading AGL Energy’s push into solar, battery storage, electric vehicles, and home energy management systems. He discusses his plans with RenewEconomy.
The head of the world’s biggest renewable energy developer points to much more activity in battery storage and international markets.
Infigen calls bluff on utility threats to “boycott” renewable energy, but suggests corporate Australia may fill the gap if retailers don’t contract new wind and solar farms. Meanwhile, the market turns positive on renewables, even if the government is still stalling on the RET, while Infigen turns focus to the US solar market.
Enphase CEO Paul Nahi explains why Australia will be a testing ground for its game-changing solar + energy storage system; says carbon pricing inevitable.
AGL chair discusses decision to install US energy industry veteran Andrew Vesey as CEO as the gentailer navigates the energy evolution.
Spain’s FRV says “extreme” views and RET Review making Australia less attractive for investment, but coal cannot deliver cheap energy over long term.
Australia’s most progressive energy minister on wind auctions, solar NIMBYs, storage options, the ‘dismal’ RET review and options for the states.
Origin CEO on the RET review, why solar and distributed energy is a free-rider, the case for electric vehicles and the future of utilities.
Canadian Solar CEO laments Australia’s lack of utility scale solar, but says the word is probably headed towards a distributed grid in any case.