All-electric, solar housing complex in Utah to feature a Sonnen battery inside all 600 apartments, in deliberate design “statement” unlikely to be replicated in Australia any time soon.
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Australia’s bushfire crisis underscores urgent need to decentralise Australia’s electricity grid. Building up networks of solar batteries is the quickest, easiest, cheapest answer.
CEFC-backed scheme to offer solar and battery storage as standard features in some off-the-plan townhouses being built by property developer Mirvac.
A microgrid comprising 1.2MW solar, 3.2MWh battery storage to go ahead soon on Lord Howe Island, two years after a controversial wind turbine ban brought the project to a halt.
AEMC unveils blueprint for “future energy grid” embracing rooftop solar, household batteries and electric vehicles, although its call for urgency rankles with those that see the rule-maker as a stumbling block in the past.
Victoria’s Gippsland region earmarked for massive $1.2 billion “renewable energy park,” that would combine up to 550MW of solar and 550MWh of battery storage.
Los Angeles deal for 400MW solar + 400MW/800MWh battery plant set to lock in prices of under 2c/kWh for PV, $1.3c/kWh for stored power.
Colonial First State backs commercial solar plan to roll out up to 9MW of PV panels and 12MWh of battery storage across 15 major shopping centres.
New analysis shows solar and storage projects are beating out gas projects with prices in the low $US30s/MWh, and are easily beating fossil fuels in Hawaii.
Greens battery policy would offer incentives of up to $7000 per battery, and up to double that for low-income households.