Tag Archives: EVs

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 | December 10th, 2021 | Categories: General Solar, News, Solar News

What does Labor’s 43% plan mean for solar and batteries?

Part of the Australian Labor Party’s failure to topple the Morrison government in the 2019 election has been blamed on a lack of...

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)...

By ChrisWilliams | November 17th, 2021 | Categories: General Solar

EV integration: The role for batteries on wheels

Electric vehicles (EVs) have gone from boxy to cool in just a few years – even government ministers are now lining up for...


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.