Some common questions about the installation of home and commercial battery energy storage systems.
With all the hype and fanfare surrounding the release of the Tesla Powerwall the average energy storage consumer could be forgiven for thinking lithium-ion batteries and Powerwall are the only game in town for solar storage, yes there are other battery manufactures and battery types, one of these is the Zinc–bromine flow battery.
As the Australian solar market continues to grow, innovative solar PV technology aimed at improving efficiency and system longevity is becoming more affordable. In particular, battery energy storage has become financially viable for solar power system owners.
The Tesla Powerwall V2.0 will soon be on sale and ready for installation in Australian homes and according to the information posted on the Tesla website retailing for around $8,750 plus installation costs.
The energy storage revolution is well and truly underway as the demand for coal fired power continues to fall, renewable energy sources like wind and solar are rapidly increasing in market share.