Tag Archives: Tesla

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 | March 16th, 2023 | Categories: Home Energy Storage, News

Why solar and batteries are the only protection from massive electricity price hikes

With a massive increase in power bills expected from July 1, solar and batteries are the only protection from massive electricity price hikes...

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 | 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 | 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...

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...

By ChrisWilliams | December 7th, 2021 | Categories: News, Solar News, Tesla Powerwall

Breaking new ground with solar and storage

Perhaps the only thing in Australia booming more than rooftop solar PV is the homes they're installed on. Driven by low-interest rates, the...

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)...

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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.