Tyrrell's Wines to host one of Australia’s first commercial solar power purchase projects, with installation of 350kW PV system at Hunter Valley vineyard.
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Origin Energy joins 'solar services' market, with PV leasing program set to launch in three states, focusing on residential and small business systems.
Victorian energy minister Lily D'Ambrosio says government's renewables plan will focus on battery storage technologies, as Alcoa shuts Anglesea coal plant.
Australia's solar industry has been quietly ramping up storage solutions for some time now, and there are some fascinating and clever solutions emerging.
Wind energy smashed many records in Australia last week, and contributed more than 20% of demand in the south-east states.
Appointment of Amber Rudd as new UK energy minister during cabinet reshuffle welcomed by both Solar Trade Association and Renewable Energy Association.
Another coal-fired power plant will close in Australia, after Alcoa failed to find a buyer and the plant lost its social licence to operate. More will follow, but not so quickly if Coalition continues to protect the fossil fuel industry.
Labor said there would be no deal on a reduced renewable energy target if the Coalition government insisted on another review in 2016.
Tesla's battery storage products may be a cooler and cheaper option for residential customers, but it is at the commercial and grid level where it could make its biggest impact. And it will accelerate deployment of renewables.
With its high PV penetration, weak grid in some areas, and relatively low feed-in-tariffs, energy storage could be the key to enabling greater deployment of renewable energy in Australia.