Disrupting Australia’s Power Supply: Your Home's Future On (Or Off) The Grid

Posted by Simon Dehne on October 12, 2015 in Latest News with No Comments


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The announcement of Tesla’s Powerwall recently made waves for its huge potential to change the way we use — and generate — electricity, but did you know that Australian consumers have already started changing the power dynamic?

Individual households are quickly becoming one of the biggest disruptors in Australia’s electricity network.

In September it was revealed that Australia has the highest rate of household solar panel installation in the world, with 15 percent of Australian homes having rooftop solar. It makes sense. Our largely flat, sun-drenched country (not to mention the weak spot in the ozone layer) provides one of the most suitable environments for generating solar energy in the world. In some extra remote areas, generating off-grid power has become a necessity more than a luxury.

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