New SA Premier Steven Marshall vows to scrap Tesla’s plans for world’s biggest virtual power plant targeting low income households, in favour of a $100 million subsidy for those homes already with solar.
AusNet Services has, for the third time, taken part of a Melbourne street completely off grid – this time for 21 hours.
$10 million loan from SA Government to help Sanjeev Gupta steal crown of “world’s biggest lithium ion battery” from Tesla’s Elon Musk.
Tesla says National Energy Guarantee needs to be much more ambitious, and Energy Security Board needs to catch up with technologies like battery storage.
Electrolux wants to power its only remaining Australian factory with a combination of 2.5MW of solar PV and 500kW battery storage.
CEFC commits $90m debt finance to Mirvac plan to build more than 300 family homes, each with built-in solar and battery storage.
Victorian government says winners of 100MWh energy storage auction to be announced “very, very soon.”
Just two days out from South Australia’s state poll, the result is in the balance, and so too is the fate of its status as a world leader in renewable energy. The outcome will also have huge bearing on the pace of the energy transition for the whole of the country.
VW Group details ambitious electric vehicle production plans, as it works to launch new EVs on almost monthly basis – starting next year. GM also plans 20 EV models by 2023.
Gupta expands solar rollout to more than 1GW in South Australia alone, advances plans for his own big battery and pumped hydro storage, and makes offer to 6,000 employees in Australia to install solar and batteries in their homes.
Matt Canavan uses global “energy future” stage to poke fun at the Tesla Big Battery, embarrassingly for Australia. In other news, Coalition MPs also hate EVs.