Tesla home solar battery hits Australia
Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

TESLA'S much-hyped home battery, which promises to dramatically cut consumers' power bills by letting them store solar energy for later use, has gone on sale in Australia.

Source: http://www.ntnews.com.au/news/breaking-news/tesla-home-solar-battery-hits-australia/story-fnjbnvte-1227640327281
Tesla home solar battery hits Australia
ALONG with Germany, where about 30 per cent of energy comes from renewables, Australia is now just one of two countries outside the United States where the Powerwall battery is available.

Origin Energy, which in October became the first power company in the world to fully commit to an international business initiative on climate change that includes carbon pricing, is among those selling solar systems containing the battery.A system will cost about $15,000 and is guaranteed for 10 years, which compares favourably when set against an average electricity bill of $1,690, as estimated by utility comparison service Bill Republic.

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