Tag Archives: solar plus storage

By Chris Williams | February 13th, 2024 | Categories: Home Energy Storage, News, Tesla Powerwall

Queenslanders must move fast to access big savings on solar batteries with solar battery rebate

Homeowners in Queensland have the chance to receive a rebate of either $3000 or $4000 on a home solar battery. Only around the...

By ChrisWilliams | July 7th, 2022 | Categories: Recent News

Trust in the grid crashes amidst energy crisis

Consumer confidence in Australia's energy system has crashed as a result of a perfect storm. According to Energy Consumers Australia’s (ECA) “June 2022...

By ChrisWilliams | June 16th, 2022 | Categories: News

Dishwasher-gate: Energy crisis builds case for solar battery boom 

Australia's east coast has found itself in the electricity equivalent of a tailspin. Surging gas and electricity prices are resulting in the threat...

By ChrisWilliams | May 25th, 2022 | Categories: News

Election 2022: Australians take power into their own hands

As the dust settles on the historic 2022 Federal Election, there will be a heap of hot takes as to what was behind...

By ChrisWilliams | May 23rd, 2022 | Categories: News, Tesla Powerwall

Solar plus storage protects against ballistic electricity prices 

Wholesale ("spot") electricity prices are going bonkers with customers in some parts of Australia seeing their rates double. Beside me as I write...

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...


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.