Electricity market operator says there are no technical barriers to having more wind and solar on the national grid, but the market design and regulations need to catch up with new technology, rather than servicing a century-old system.
Infinite Energy says partnership with JET Charge will “complete the picture” for customers, adding EV charging to solar, battery storage and retail electricity offering.
Ross Garnaut says grid-scale battery storage ready to apply as “immediate answer” to Australia’s energy network problems.
Newly released survey data suggests we may have dramatically underestimated the take up of battery storage in Australia.
Our cost of energy charts for battery storage suggest Tesla is now in the middle of the pack, Enphase looks relatively cheap and none of them is cheap enough.
SolarCity agrees to Tesla offer of $2.6bn, but opinions are divided over Musk’s plan to create a “sustainable energy and transport” powerhouse.
EnergyAustralia earnings jump on “favourable” gas market conditions as parent company warns of “long-term challenges” from renewables.
New report from Citi suggests that the combination of solar, wind, storage and big data will finally deliver on the promise – made half a century ago by nuclear boosters – of “free energy”.
Here’s a summary of new batteries and new energy storage systems that have been announced in Australia in June and July 2016.
New report forecasts that the energy storage market in Germany will have an annual value exceeding USD1 billion by 2021.