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Low income homes to be offered "no-cost" solar and batteries

Low income homes to be offered “no-cost” solar and batteries

A new solar and storage scheme aims to tackle the problem of “power poverty” in Australia head on, by offering low income households around Australia the option to install both solar and battery storage for no upfront cost.

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5 impacts of living with solar + storage in an apartment

5 impacts of living with solar + storage in an apartment

It’s been over a year since we “flicked the switch” at Stucco. Has it lived up to our dreams of slashed bills and grid dependence?

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Home battery storage has trebled – but should you be installing it?

Home battery storage has trebled – but should you be installing it?

Battery storage uptake by Australian households is starting to take off. But is it a financial no-brainer? New analysis from SunWiz says … it’s complicated. If you care about return on investment, there’s some things you should know.

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Commercial battery boom headed for Australia, despite “outdated policy”

Commercial battery boom headed for Australia, despite “outdated policy”

Survey finds 62% of businesses plan to invest in battery storage in next 18 months. But can governments and regulators keep up?

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Tesla big battery is changing the way people think about the grid

Tesla big battery is changing the way people think about the grid

Tesla big battery is causing a rethink about the way the grid is managed. It will already become a front-line defence in a new mechanism designed to prevent black-outs and load-shedding in the event of a major fault.

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How energy storage is rewiring the electricity industry

How energy storage is rewiring the electricity industry

Whatever shape the shift to renewables takes, energy storage will be the Swiss Army knife for electricity grids – a tool for any task.

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Big batteries, massive pay day: Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn Musk bonus plan

Big batteries, massive pay day: Tesla shareholders approve $2.6bn Musk bonus plan

Tesla shareholder vote approves 10-year, $2.6bn compensation package for CEO Elon Musk – a record individual executive equity award, but Ts & Cs apply.

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BYD goes big on small and flexible, in new battery storage push

BYD goes big on small and flexible, in new battery storage push

Chinese battery maker BYD unveils updated range of modular “solar batteries” for Australian market, as it turns up the heat on Tesla and other rivals.

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Six months overdue, Victoria battery storage tender announcement still "imminent"

Six months overdue, Victoria battery storage tender announcement still “imminent”

Victorian government says winners of 100MWh energy storage auction to be announced “very, very soon.”

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Regulator pushes for household battery storage register to remove "blind spot"

Regulator pushes for household battery storage register to remove “blind spot”

Bational register of Australia’s home battery installations would cost around $10m, but would remove potential huge “blind spot” and could improve power system security.

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Tesla big battery results suggest local storage better than "monster" projects

Tesla big battery results suggest local storage better than “monster” projects

New analysis says performance of Tesla big battery shows advantages of distributed storage rather than a single “monster” project like Snowy 2.0.