Tag Archives: energy storage

By ChrisWilliams | October 12th, 2022 | Categories: News

Time for the smart energy home business 2.0 with 1KOMMA5°

As Australia enters a new era we're calling the 'smart energy home business 2.0,' it should be acknowledged that the small army of...

By ChrisWilliams | April 25th, 2022 | Categories: News, Recent News, Solar News

Greens to kickstart solar battery boom with $17 billion renewable energy plan

Ahead of the federal election on 21 May 2022, Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt joined solar installers, the Smart Energy Council and candidate...

By ChrisWilliams | February 16th, 2022 | Categories: General Solar, Home Energy Storage, Tesla Powerwall

5 reasons to combine your solar panels with Tesla Powerwall

There is no shortage of reasons why you should combine your solar system with Tesla Powerwall, but here are five to get you...

By ChrisWilliams | January 27th, 2022 | Categories: News, Tesla Powerwall

Is Tesla Powerwall worth it in 2022?

As more Australians per capita have solar installed on their homes than anywhere else in the world, and as feed-in-tariffs (FiTs) continue to...

Take charge of your energy security

Whether it’s down to wild weather or simply the multitude of pressures on the grid, blackouts are a part of life and taking...

The decade of energy storage has arrived

The energy storage decade has arrived. That is, at least according to energy market analysts BloombergNEF (BNEF)'s forecast there will 1 terawatt-hour (TWh)...


These costs are based on the SA Power network in Adelaide but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. This comparison assumes a general energy usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on Energy Locals Time of Use Tariff – (TOU – Peak, Off-Peak & Solar Sponge).

The reference price is set by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a financial year in relation to electricity supply to residential customers in the distribution region and is based on an assumed annual usage amount. Any difference between the reference price and the unconditional price of a plan is expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.