More than 5,000 solar households apply for battery subsidy in just five weeks, in a last-minute rush to access a $6000 discount via state government home storage scheme.
Australia’s grid-scale battery market had record 2019 and on track to sail past 500MWh in 2020 – at least double the new capacity of residential sector.
Australian households invested in almost two-and-a-half “Big Batteries” worth of home energy storage in 2019, installing 22,661 systems over the course of the year with a total capacity of 233MWh, and taking further control over their energy supply.
Australian researchers successfully demonstrate the use of new ‘ionic liquid electrolytes’ that can boost battery performance while reducing fire risks.
CPA signs its first Energy Storage Agreement – the largest such deal by a local power purchasing authority in California.
Neoen says network connection completed for expansion of Tesla big battery in South Australia.
New “super-peak” contract hailed as a landmark deal that will open up market for renewable supporting technologies such as batteries and hydro.
Tilt to give $260 million in excess cash back to investors, but says it won’t impact decision on battery storage projects or Rye Park wind farm.
Solar farm developers say the proposed big battery in Darwin is likely too small to do the job required, and urge shift to time of use tariffs for rooftop installations.
New glass battery electrode patent by Goodenough-lead team could form part of new go-to power source for electric cars and energy storage.