42 Tesla Powerpack battery storage units have been installed to provide emergency backup power for a Kintetsu train line in Osaka, Japan.
Hawaii utility gives approval to six solar and battery storage projects that will provide firm power at a substantial discount to current generation.
Ausgrid and Reposit launch trial 1MW virtual power plant linking the rooftop solar and battery storage of 233 customers across 170 suburbs.
BloombergNEF data shows increasing advantage for wind, solar and storage costs over traditional fossil fuel generators.
Making sure Victoria’s network can cope with residential demand for batteries and solar is a complicated business – but we’re not sitting on our hands.
Replacing poles and wires with renewables and storage on parts of Australia’s grid could “save hundreds of millions of dollars,” deliver more reliable supply, says energy minister.
Greens pick up AEMO’s Integrated System Plan and accelerate it to reach 100% renewables by 2030, phase out fossil fuel cars, end thermal coal exports, and focus on solar hydrogen exports.
BNEF says stunning cost falls mean clean technologies are beating coal and threatening to steal the grid balancing role from gas-fired plant operators.
No new coal plant made the Coalition’s shortlist for new generation, although Morrison has bowed to the far right and agreed to a feasibility study for Queensland coal plant.
Legal bid to block 180MW Twin Creek wind farm, with provisions for an energy storage facility more than twice the size of the Tesla big battery, has been rejected.