Whenever conservatives argue against the introduction of renewable energy, they talk about “base load power” and the inability for renewable energy generation such as wind and solar to supply base load power. Former Federal Liberal PM Tony Abbott: “The only way we can have reliable baseload power is through coal and gas, particularly coal.” Minerals…

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Battery storage has been around for ages.  However, when power prices were low, it was not worth considering for most households except for those in rural Australia where the cost of being grid connected was prohibitive. Even then, the price was high and the batteries could only supply limited power. A large generator was needed…

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