OXYGEN FILES: Powering the energy grid without coal isn’t going to happen without storage and other technologies to ensure reliable supplies at any time and in any weather. While policy from the top is still lacklustre, other shifts are underway that may help speed the transition. This month, Standards Australia released the long-awaited Australian Standard […]
Lithium batteries made headlines again recently for all the wrong reasons when the battery on a Sydney woman’s e-bike exploded and burned the house down. This of course set off the climate-denial crowd with a bunch of hysteria, because they apparently can’t tell the difference between one faulty product and an entire class of technology. […]
The Victorian government has announced it will install two large-scale grid-connected batteries to help ensure reliability before next summer.
Residential solar and storage is such a hot ticket item that some of the nation’s biggest volume home builders are making sure they include it as a standard in new homes.