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.
Quest for viable alternatives to lithium-ion continues, with news researchers have demonstrated rechargeable aluminium-ion batteries as possible for future renewables storage.
A stocktake of which governments are now offering programs to bolster the uptake of home battery storage in Australia.
Carnegie says cost blowouts at its solar and battery hybrid projects the major cause of its problems as it seeks to return focus on wave energy developments.
Clean Energy Regulator has updated data on solar hot-spots in each Australian state and territory, leading the uptake of rooftop solar systems sized between 0-100kW.
Tesla big battery celebrates first birthday, delivering some $24 million in earnings, some $50 million in grid savings, and new confidence in a renewables future.
Energy Locals partners with Tesla for virtual power plant, lifting hopes that original 250MW plan can be achieved. But local solar manufacturer Tindo left out, and not happy.