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Cannon-Brookes says Hornsdale battery proof that technology change will be rapid

Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes issues fresh plea to governments to not underestimate the pace of change in clean energy technologies. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/cannon-brookes-says-hornsdale-battery-proof-that-technology-change-will-be-rapid-34391/ “The reason I think that was such an amazing event is rarely have we had a lot … Continue reading

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First week – SolarPV and battery storage

So what are my overall reflections at the end of the first weeks? I wish I had done it quicker – it would have saved me around $40/week. I suspect my power bill, particularly in summer months, will fall to … Continue reading

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40% + efficiency from 2 new Australian R&D successes

As the rest of the world is so enthusiastically adopting solar electricity, here are 2 more, local world leading products of R&D. Meanwhile, Clown Prince Tony continues to drag us downwards and backwards with such big subsidies for dirty, climate … Continue reading

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Canberra solar owners offered storage with sell and buy against high/low spot price

National roll out is expected after this proving trial but here’s an example of how much the electricity supply business is about to change. It’s a system which automatically exports battery power to the grid when prices are high and … Continue reading

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Is utility 2.0 a forecast or a post-mortem?

As PM Abbott’s strong leadership harnesses his climate change denier buddies, to cut and cut again, into RET(Renewable Energy Target), will it make Australia look as dumb as recent effort to persuade Cambodia to take our asylum seekers?!?! This story … Continue reading

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Australia networks look to battery storage to cut grid costs

Startling news from SP Ausnet, definitely what we need on Phillip Island considering diesel generator at substation has previously let us down so badly >readmore> RenewEconomy

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Hyper EV motorcycle delivers off grid house power

Greg Hunt and lobbyists for coal power need to be careful what they wish for. Any more steep price rises and we’ll see stampede to off grid independence. No need to wait any longer for EV car prices to come … Continue reading

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Germany To Announce Energy Storage Subsidy?

Germany blazed the trail for solar PV uptake and it appears the nation may be about to do the same for energy storage. For solar power owners, who receive less than fair market value, for surplus  exported to mains grid, … Continue reading

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