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Tesla Powerwall + High Electricity Prices Driving Australians To Energy Storage

Original story at CleanTechnica• 14 mentions • 2 months ago

August 13th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on EV Annex. By Charles Morris Australia is undergoing something of an energy crisis — growing demand combined with under-investment in the electric grid has recently led to a series of embarrassing blackouts, and electric rates are soaring. South Australia has just overtaken Denmark as the place with the world’s most expensive electricity. Of course, sunshine is abundant Down Under, and locals have been enthusiastic adopters of rooftop solar for years. In the state of Queensland, over 31% of homes have solar panels. However, over the past couple of years, local governments and ...