Tesla snaps its army of investors, social media followers and haters to attention with a photographic reminder of the 70MW solar roof it is building on its Nevada Gigafactory.
Australian Energy Market Commission makes final rule for AEMO to establish register of distributed energy resources in the NEM, including small-scale battery storage systems and rooftop solar.
A NAIF loan of $150m will help add more than 50MW of solar PV and one battery storage system to airports in the Northern Territory.
South Australia government to offer $6,000 subsidy per household for battery storage, with CEFC adding another $100 million to offer cheap loans to assist with purchase of rooftop solar and storage.
Survey reveals more than 75% of Australia’s farmers plan to invest in solar and battery storage – 20% even considering wind turbines – as cost of power becomes major agribusiness concern.
Origin wins $4.5m Victorian govt grant to build 5MW microgrid using the solar and battery storage of up to 650 customers.
AEMO – on advice from the CSIRO – has dramatically reduced its forecast uptake of battery storage by Australian households.
Queensland government to provide up to $3.1m for feasibility study into proposed $2bn lithium-ion battery “giga-factory” in Townsville.
CWP Renewables wins planning approval to add 200MW solar plus battery storage to existing 270MW wind farm at Sapphire in northern NSW.
Infigen Energy to install 25MW/52MWh Tesla Powerpack battery storage system at its Lake Bonney wind farm in South Australia.