Visy Board cleared to send power to the grid from a rooftop solar and Tesla Powerpack system the company installed on a facility in Gepps Cross, South Australia.
Award-winning UK solar research project at Swansea University taps the zinc-bromine flow battery technology of Australian energy storage company Redflow.
Big batteries seen as key to provide smarter and cheaper alternatives to upgrade transmission links between states and fast-track transition to wind and solar.
Batteries have a limited ability to charge or discharge energy at any point in time. This means that how you operate a battery now impacts your ability to earn future revenue.
Tesla big battery lifts earnings by one third in 2019, as well as reducing costs to consumers and playing key role in keeping the lights on.
Neoen says delays at Bulgana wind and storage facility not fully covered by liquidated damages, and it will start to suffer some financial pain soon.
Latest separation of South Australia grid puts questions around use of synchronous condensers, and rule changes appear to have made big batteries less effective.
The COVID-19 impact on Australia’s solar and storage sector may not be all bad, particularly as homes and businesses look for ways to cut energy costs and increase self-reliance.
Infigen says revenue from new battery offsets impact of huge reduction in wind output caused by severing of the main transmission link to South Australia.
All-electric, solar housing complex in Utah to feature a Sonnen battery inside all 600 apartments, in deliberate design “statement” unlikely to be replicated in Australia any time soon.