Talking about home battery storage can be confusing, and if you’re confused you’re unlikely to feel confident about making a big investment like a home battery bank. There are quite a […]
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Levelised cost of storage: A better way to compare battery value
When it comes to choosing batteries for home or commercial battery storage, it can be difficult to sift through the multitude of options to find the IDEAL battery for your […]
Tesla’s Powerwall 2 in Australia: Advice for shoppers
Tesla leapfrogged its competitors last year with the announcement of its new generation of battery storage product: Powerwall 2. Tesla’s Powerwall 2 is a more powerful and sophisticated version of […]
Let’s talk about ‘energy throughput’: Should it replace battery ‘cycle life’?
Australians households are fairly solar-savvy lot. With a solar panel for every human being in the country, Australia is a world leader in solar uptake, and there’s tons of information online […]
Why depth of discharge matters in solar battery storage system selection
Depth of discharge (DoD) is one of the key figures to keep in mind when selecting batteries for a solar energy system. What is depth of discharge and how should […]
Advice for shopping for the Tesla Powerwall in Australia
Tesla’s Powerwall is the most sought-after home battery storage device in Australia, thanks in great part to its association with American electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors and its visionary chief […]
What is battery ‘end of life’?
‘End of life’ is one of the key specifications that you should keep in mind as you compare battery storage options for your home. How is battery end of life […]
RedFlow Battery: An Independent Review by Solar Choice
RedFlow’s ZCell battery is currently one of the most talked-about battery storage products on the Australian market. Slated to be available in Australia in the very near future, the battery […]
Battery chemistry types for home energy storage
Home battery storage is the next frontier for home energy, but Australians consumers are still in the process of learning about their options. What are the main battery chemistry types […]
Australian Energy Storage Conference & Exhibition 2016 roundup
The Australian Energy Storage Conference & Exhibition 2016 was held in the Australian Technology Park in Sydney last week. In addition to being a networking and knowledge-sharing opportunity, the event […]
What could a federal incentive for home solar battery storage look like?
Strong government incentives paved the way for rooftop solar power to achieve the prominence that it has in Australia. Home battery storage is the next frontier in distributed energy, but […]
Giant Power’s lead carbon batteries are a cost-effective option for off-grid energy storage
Giant Power – a specialist in the supply of energy storage technology for off-grid solar systems – is now supplying a range of cost-effective and high-performance lead carbon batteries from […]
Will Ecoult’s UltraBattery make lead acid as hot as lithium-ion?
Ecoult is the developer of a hybrid battery and carbon-based ultracapacitor called the ‘UltraBattery’ that rivals lithium-ion batteries on performance and beats them on costs. Already deployed in a number […]
Approaches to grid-connected energy storage systems: Q&A with Supply Partners
Home battery energy storage is on track to become commonplace in Australia by the end of the decade, just as rooftop solar power is now. The industry is still young, […]
Lead acid batteries for home solar energy storage: Q&A with Giant Power
Lead acid batteries have been used in various off-grid and stand alone power systems for decades, and are one of the most commonly offered product options in home solar energy […]