Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Australia To Pioneer Off-Grid Solar Power Storage With SunPower
Australia will be one of the proving grounds for the world’s second largest solar energy company to test its off-grid solar energy storage, putting solar panels and lithium-ion batteries into customers’ homes in Victoria. SunPower is expected to make an official announcement on a pilot project in Australia’s second most populous state in the next two months.
According to the ABC, SunPower is planning to use Australia to test a combination of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panels and battery storage, giving houses off-the-grid electricity access during the daytime and during clear, sunny weather conditions with sufficient storage capacity to power applicances for extended periods of poor sunlight and during nighttime （Read More...... http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2014/05/australia-to-pioneer-off-grid-solar-power-storage-with-sunpower/