University of Wollongong project to test a comparable, low-cost alternative to lithium-ion battery storage – sodium-ion battery packs – is underway.
Sonnen says residential batteries will start rolling off the production line of its South Australian plant starting next month – November 2018.
Tesla says it is increasing production of Powerwall 2 battery storage units to unlock backlog created by its focus on Model 3 EVs.
Industry-leading effort to harness Australia’s booming behind-the-meter energy resource has begun in earnest this week, with GreenSync’s Decentralised Energy Exchange officially opening for business.
Victoria’s first big battery officially opened, paving way for more renewables and grid services. Developers say costs are falling quickly.
Snowy Hydro to boost capacity allocated under wind and solar tender, and will deliver 2 terrawatt hours of “base-load” renewables at significantly lower prices than the current wholesale market.
The second wave of big batteries – two in Victoria and one in South Australia – are going through the commissioning phase, and should be ready to join the main grid in time for the coming summer.
WA government-owned network operator Western Power and retailer Synergy will connect a 105kW/420kWh Tesla battery to the grid in Meadow Springs, a suburb of Mandurah.
Alinta gets approval for new transmission line in Pilbara, paving way for new solar farm and battery storage to help power some of the biggest mines in the country.
Privately funded VPP project hopes to sign up 1000 homes and businesses in south-west WA to zero up-front cost deal for solar and battery storage.