December 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
We spoke with the Frans Nauta, the founder of ClimateLaunchpad, at the Global Grand Final to get the inside scoop on what early stage startup themes were really taking off, which areas he wasn't seeing teams do as much work in, and what keeps him going
October 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The massive 129 kWh Tesla Powerpack installation in South Australia has already been having a strong impact on the region's electricity markets, saving grid operator Neoen and customers an estimated $25 million, or just over ⅓ of the purchase price, in its first year of operation
August 6th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla's 129MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve (HPR) battery in South Australia continues to pull new tricks out of its hat and raking in the savings for South Australian residents along the way
July 30th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna
A Tesla video explains the plan to introduce the Powerwall to South Australia
July 17th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Phase 1 of the Tesla 250 MW virtual power plant proposal has been completed, with the results showing the residential storage batteries can do just as good a job as stabilizing the grid and providing power during periods of peak demand as larger grid scale battery installations.
June 29th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The city of Sydney, Australia has commissioned a new solar panel and battery storage facility that is an important step toward its goal of getting 50% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.
June 5th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla regularly makes headlines in the mainstream media for its surprisingly rare vehicle fires, delays in the base version of the Model 3, and CEO Elon Musk's Twitter rants, but beyond the headlines, Tesla's Energy business has been chugging away. As part of that, since 2015, Tesla has installed over 1 gigawatt-hour (GWh) of storage around the world
May 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has this week launched a $7 million funding initiative that is designed to test and prove how renewable energy technologies can better provide grid stability and security services.
May 3rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
In its Q1 earnings letter, Tesla repeated its claim that its energy storage business will triple in 2018. Powerwall residential battery installations are up and production of the SolarRoof tiles is expected to increase significantly in the second half of 2018.
March 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Green Party in Australia is proposing a ban on all internal combustion cars and light trucks by 2030 as part of a series of measures designed to boost sales of electric cars Down Under.
February 17th, 2018 | by Giles Parkinson
The response to the Tesla big battery has been so immense that the owners and operators of what is known officially to the market as the Hornsdale Power Reserve have published a widget to enable the operations of the facility to be monitored
February 17th, 2018 | by Giles Parkinson
Households and businesses played a key role in reducing peak demand and capping wholesale electricity costs in South Australia last month, with data showing that rooftop solar played a major role in reducing and deferring demand peaks in the midst of the heatwave
February 15th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
SolarReserve has opened its Australian headquarters and a field office near where it will build a 150MW solar thermal power plant
February 13th, 2018 | by Giles Parkinson
Tesla, fresh from the success of its newly-opened big battery in South Australia, has joined 18 other groups competing for the right to build another big battery, this time in the Northern Territory
February 4th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla will partner with the government of South Australia to create the world's largest virtual solar power plant involving rooftop solar installations on 50,000 homes within 4 years. The plan is expected to slash utility bills for residents by 30%.
January 23rd, 2018 | by James Ayre
The death of Australia's auto manufacturing industry in recent years has been much remarked upon in the media. It turns out, though, that it may have a short-lived death
January 12th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The state of South Australia has announced approval for the construction of the world's largest single-tower solar thermal plant to be built near Port Augusta, a 150 megawatt beast that, in the wake of the successful development of the world's largest Li-ion battery, serves to solidify South Austalia's role as a world leader in renewable energy.
December 3rd, 2017 | by James Ayre
The growth of electric vehicle use in fleets is to be prioritized by the governments of South Australia and the City of Adelaide, as per a new agreement made as part of a commitment to the achievement of the goals of the Climate Action Roundtable, the state's press office has announced
December 1st, 2017 | by James Ayre
Tesla turned on the world's largest lithium-ion energy storage facility in the world earlier today in Hornsdale, Australia — with this announcement following closely on the news last week that construction work on the installation had been completed
November 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre
Tesla has now finished construction work on the 129 megawatt-hour (MWh) energy storage facility that it was contracted to build in South Australia, the government of the region has revealed
October 30th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
The next Zayed Future Energy Prize is around the corner already, and a wealth of high school innovation and inspiration will again be highlighted on the same stage as some of the world's most famous and influential cleantech leaders
October 10th, 2017 | by Giles Parkinson
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October 9th, 2017 | by Giles Parkinson
South Australia’s level of minimum demand hit a new record low this weekend – barely a week after the previous benchmark was set – with a fall to just 587MW on Sunday afternoon
September 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre
Despite its close relationship with Panasonic, Tesla will actually be utilizing Samsung SDI lithium-ion battery cells at the facility in South Australia that's now under construction, the company has revealed