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South Australia urged to re-think household battery storage

South Australia urged to re-think household battery storage

Plans for sonnen manufacturing base in South Australia at stake as new state government urged to rethink support for household battery storage.

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Tesla says Energy Security Board needs to catch up with battery technology

Tesla says Energy Security Board needs to catch up with battery technology

Tesla says National Energy Guarantee needs to be much more ambitious, and Energy Security Board needs to catch up with technologies like battery storage.

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CEFC backs push for solar and storage in all new-build homes

CEFC backs push for solar and storage in all new-build homes

CEFC commits $90m debt finance to Mirvac plan to build more than 300 family homes, each with built-in solar and battery storage.

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RMIT's "cheaper, cleaner" proton battery has li-ion firmly in sights

RMIT’s “cheaper, cleaner” proton battery has li-ion firmly in sights

Australian RMIT team make “crucial step” towards cheap, sustainable energy storage after demonstrating rechargeable “proton battery” prototype.

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South Korean steel giant takes stake in Pilbara lithium miner

South Korean steel giant takes stake in Pilbara lithium miner

South Korean steel giant POSCO signs lithium off-take and downstream processing deal with ASX listed miner Pilbara Minerals.

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Home battery storage uptake tripled in 2017 in Australia, as costs tumble

Home battery storage uptake tripled in 2017 in Australia, as costs tumble

New report suggests household battery storage set to boom in Australia, with uptake predicted to have tripled in 2017, and costs of the key technology expected to halve in less than seven years.

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GOP congressman powers his off-grid solar home with Tesla battery

GOP congressman powers his off-grid solar home with Tesla battery

Republican Congressman, a libertarian and a climate denier, lives off-grid with solar and storage, and even owns a Tesla Model S electric vehicle.

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SA Water to install 6MW of solar PV in quest to cut power costs – to zero

SA Water to install 6MW of solar PV in quest to cut power costs – to zero

SA water utility to install 6MW of rooftop PV in effort to cut annual electricity costs from around $55m to $0 by 2020.

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Speed of Tesla big battery leaves rule-makers struggling to catch up

Speed of Tesla big battery leaves rule-makers struggling to catch up

Tesla big battery’s dramatic intervention after Loy Yang trip, and a separate 0-100MW injection in just 140 milliseconds, illustrates yawning gap between technologies and market rules. The future is here, but market rule makers are not ready for it.

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What is the Tesla big battery actually selling? It's not just energy

What is the Tesla big battery actually selling? It’s not just energy

Tesla big battery is starting to play more in the energy markets, but it has also been active in the less visible “services” market. Smarter, quicker, cheaper and cleaner than gas.

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Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance

Battery of the Nation worthy of national significance

Battery of the Nation would double Tasmania’s renewable energy capacity from 2,500MW to about 5,000MW, through a combination of pumped hydro storage development, private wind power development, and boosting the efficiency of existing hydropower assets.