Rystad Energy report says oil and gas majors may be dominant renewable developers in Australia by 2020.
German battery manufacturer Sonnen has launched its “bill shock” busting solar and storage energy package, SonnenFlat, in Victoria.
First-of-its-kind project will incorporate solar and battery systems into dedicated housing for participants of the NDIS.
Sonnen expects to see a rapid expansion of its market reach, and battery storage production in its new Adelaide factory, following its purchase by oil giant Royal Dutch Shell.
Shell to take on Australian energy utilities within decade, trading power and servicing homes and businesses who will be “totally electric” for their power, heating and transport needs.
Shell snaps up battery maker Sonnen in challenge to Tesla Powerwall and LG Chem, while BP sees renewables becoming dominance source of global power supply by 2030.
Australian arm of global oil major firms plans to build 120MW solar farm in Queensland, and says its partly owned Sonnen has sold 3,000 battery units in Australia.
Sonnen and Tiko combine to use household batteries to provide primary balancing power for German network, meaning consumers can perform the tasks of big conventional power plants.
Germany battery storage manufacturer says it has begun assembly of sonnenBatteries in Australia with opening of manufacturing facility in old Holden car plant in Adelaide.
Sonnen says residential batteries will start rolling off the production line of its South Australian plant starting next month – November 2018.