Whatever shape the shift to renewables takes, energy storage will be the Swiss Army knife for electricity grids – a tool for any task.
The SA Tesla VPP may not be the most cost-effective solution to our electricity system’s needs.
Just 14 months ago, the writing was on the wall for grid-only electricity supply. Turns out the gap between grid only and PV+battery+grid is growing much more quickly than we imagined.
AEMO has been a breath of fresh air in 2017. It’s a shame that while AEMO is looking forward, the AEMC is looking the other way. Leadership matters.
New Queensland study based on a series of home battery storage trials gives some insight into what can make batteries interesting for households, what might motivate them, and how the network might use these assets into the future.
BNEF report names Australia among 8 countries to lead global energy storage boom, with market forecast to double six times over between now and 2030.
New Finkel report says energy storage important, and represents a huge opportunity for Australia, but there is no reason to panic. Even at 50% wind and solar the need for storage is modest, and much could come from households.
ASX-listed Redflow announced last month that it has started installing battery production equipment at its new factory in Thailand, putting it on track to commence initial operation by the end of this year.
It’s been a bit of a free-for-all up till now, but the regulatory regime seems to be developing in a way that should benefit consumers and renewables in the long run.
Poll reveals batteries could soon be as “common as dishwashers” in Australian homes, in race to cut power bills with solar and storage.
The US EV and battery maker has teamed up with Deepwater Wind to create the largest offshore wind farm with large-scale storage.