Major study from CSIRO and AEMO shows cost of new wind and solar – even with hours of storage – is “unequivocally” cheaper than coal.
Neoen says Tesla big battery to deliver “millions” of new savings this summer because of its role in allowing more network capacity.
Lyon Group and big Japanese partner say they will begin construction in early 2019 of solar and battery storage project that will act as the country’s first “solar peaking plant”.
Construction of world’s first on grid wind-solar-battery facility in north Queensland now complete, with connection to follow in new year.
Melbourne firm says it has signed offtake deal for 5MW solar and storage project in S.A. Murray River region, as stage 1 of what could become a 30MW affair.
NSW approves state’s 49th large-scale solar farm, a 275MW plus 100MWh of battery storage project proposed by Edify Energy for Darlington Point.
Department of Defence tenders for 1-1.5MW solar plus battery storage for Jindalee Transmitting Site north-east of Alice Springs, to “reduce reliance on fossil fuels.”
The wind and solar boom is clearly adding to competition, but 5GW of battery storage in coming years will really focus the minds of incumbent utilities.
Delays in ESCRI battery on Yorke Peninsula blamed on complexity of project and commissioning hurdles also experienced by solar plants. It may have bitten off more than it can chew.
Gluttony and stupidity. The response from government and incumbents to the role of Tesla big battery has verged on distortion and stupidity. Here are a few facts, and graphs, to correct the record.