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Tag: "solar plus storage"

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The Victoria mansion leading the exodus off the grid

The Victoria mansion leading the exodus off the grid

Ever get the idea that the quitting the grid was reserved for low energy users, austere consumers or those unable to connect? Think again.

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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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Carnegie eyes another 10MW solar and battery project in W.A.

Carnegie eyes another 10MW solar and battery project in W.A.

Carnegie Clean Energy negotiates plans for 10MW solar farm, with up to 10MWh battery storage, in an industrial estate in south-western W.A.

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Canberra arboretum goes green-er, ditching diesel for solar and storage

Canberra arboretum goes green-er, ditching diesel for solar and storage

ACT’s National Arboretum has replaced its diesel generator for 100% solar and battery storage – a shift that will pay for itself within 8 years.

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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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Solar plus storage beats out "cheap" gas to serve evening peaks

Solar plus storage beats out “cheap” gas to serve evening peaks

First Solar bid for solar and storage peaking power plant in Arizona beats out “cheap” gas and sets new milestone for dispatchable renewables.

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"State's biggest" solar + battery storage microgid to power SA Produce Markets

“State’s biggest” solar + battery storage microgid to power SA Produce Markets

A $10.5m microgid combining 2.5MW solar PV, 4.2MWh of Tesla battery packs, 2.5MW diesel generator will power SA wholesale fruit and vege market, save stall holders $500k a year.

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Tasmania Libs propose solar + battery microgrid ahead of election

Tasmania Libs propose solar + battery microgrid ahead of election

Tasmania’s Liberal government promises to boost state energy security with $200k solar and battery storage “microgrid,” if re-elected.

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Whyalla steel city goes green with 1GW of solar and storage

Whyalla steel city goes green with 1GW of solar and storage

UK billionaire Sanjeev Gupta moves to transform his Whyalla steel business into a renewable energy power-house, with 1,000MW of solar and storage that will slash his energy bills by 40% and will likely be repeated in Victoria and NSW.

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Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Off-grid solar + battery systems prove 15x more reliable than network

Western Power pilot shows stand-alone solar + battery + diesel systems 15 times more reliable than grid, and could save $300 million in avoided network upgrade costs – but only if rules are change changed to allow the systems to be rolled out.