Australia now has a standard for residential battery storage installations. We look at what it means for customers, and installers.
Strict new standards predicted to make household battery storage “really hard, really complicated and really expensive,” and will likely put a massive brake on demand.
Controversial home battery installation rules look set to be adopted in Australia, after a vote on the latest draft of safety guidelines reportedly won “consensus” support.
At least, we think that is what has happened.
Battery storage companies fear for future in Australia after CEC decides to support strict new standards that will send price of installation rocketing.
Latest Draft Standard for residential battery installations threatens same impact as scrapped “battery bunker” rule – blocking battery installations in, or on, homes.
Standards Australia says industry roundtable has broadly agreed to “review” proposed rule banning li-ion batteries from being installed inside homes and garages. But rifts emerge in industry.
As industry rejects Standards Australia home battery ban proposal, AEMC calls for new body to govern standards for distributed energy market.
Australian energy storage industry registers thousands of protests against Standards Australia’s proposed home battery ban. Industry body says if draft adopted, the energy storage industry in Australia and globally will be “thrown into chaos.”
New South Wales issues set of home battery storage guidelines, as industry warns against “jumping to an endgame” on safety.
Standards Australia guidelines may ban installations of battery storage in homes or garages, despite industry backlash against draft proposals.