Panasonic targets Australia as first global market for battery storage, in deal with 3 utilities to trial 8kWh system. It says storage will double self consumption of solar households, but it intends to sell product through networks and retailers, challenging their business models.
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Company behind plans to convert Qld goldmine into 330MW hydro energy storage plant launches initial public offer, ahead of listing on the ASX.
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Germany's Energiewende is set to prove a low-carbon future without nuclear is best option for a thriving industrial country. Not everyone is happy about that.