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In Australia, Hornsdale Battery for solar power backup has stabilized the grid and lowered costs

Engineering consultant Aurecon Group said in a statement last week the Hornsdale battery installed two years ago in South Austrialia has exceeded expectations for the way it has stabilized the grid and lowered grid related costs. So far, the Hornsdale facility has successfully met the challenge of three major system outages and reduced network costs […]

March 10th

Tesla’s vision of the future: Solar + battery storage + EVs

Part of investors’ fascination with Tesla has long been the company’s focus on the evolution of manufacturing hardware and software. The plan to integrate energy generation and storage — to “create stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage,” as described in Master Plan, Part Deux — has also provided allure. Sure, the Tesla acquisition of SolarCity […]

April 8th

Townsville Australia is getting a big-ass Tesla Powerpack energy storage setup

Tesla is continuing its push into the lucrative Australian energy markets with a new contract for a 4MW/8MWh grid-scale battery for the Queensland utility in Townsville, Australia. By Kyle Field Cleantechnica The new installation will bring balance to Queensland’s government-owned grid and will serve to supplement the existing virtual power plant and grid-scale batteries on the Queensland […]

February 1st

From Australia to Arizona, grid-scale battery storage is accelerating

To hear the opponents of Proposition 127 in Arizona tell it, renewable energy is a non-starter because it is intermittent and the cost of grid-scale storage is too high. In this case, somebody is lying through their teeth or else large and presumably savvy companies are throwing away millions of dollars on grid-scale battery storage installations in […]

October 25th