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Articles by Carol Hunter

Getting Out From Behind the Meter

The following post is based on my presentation at the Smart Energy Expo and Conference – Sydney April 11th 2018. The term “Behind the Meter” (BTM) reflects how the power system used to work and should be retired. The phrase…


What are the possibilities for batteries?

With the recent commisioning of the Hornsdale Power Reserve in South Australia a.k.a. “biggest battery in the world” the role of energy storage has been a topic of great interest in Australia and abroad. As the technology develops and consumers…




Sonnen offering households “free power”

It was announced today that the German battery manufacturer, sonnen, has launched their sonnenFlat system in Sydney today. Together with Natural Solar, sonnen is offering to pay customers grid usage costs in return for access to streaming power from their…


BYD launches B-Box battery storage system in Australia

As reported in RenewEconomy today BYD has launched its B-Box battery system in Australia. Like other manufacturers, BYD sees Australia as … currently one of the most attractive markets for solar PV and storage deployment. … thanks to high electricity…







Senec.Home Li battery is now available in Australia

As reported in RenewEconomy, Senec Australia held their product launch in Perth today. Jonathan’s article on RenewEconomy notes that the German company Senec-IES will be supplying 2,000 units into the Australian market in the first 6 months of 2017.  Given…