Savings in excess of 90% have been reported by the first Australian to install a Tesla Powerwall after a year of living with the solar system. And with rapid advancements making home batteries more affordable, the number of installations are expected to triple in 2017.
Bupa Healthcare Templestowe – Energy Matters Australia Solar Installation
Jan 7, 2016
The Templestowe, Victoria Bupa site has a 199 kW solar power system that will generate around 267 MWh of clean electricity each year. Approximately 312,390 kg of CO2 will be avoided annually and the system will save Bupa approximately $49,128 per annum.
“And just finally, it might also surprise you to know that nearly 15% of Australian households have solar panels on their roofs. That’s the highest number of solar panels on people’s roofs per capita anywhere in the world.” — Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Josh Frydenberg, speaking on Q&A on March 22, 2016