*Solar and batteries* New Zealand’s power system is in a good position to enable a significant increase in renewable electricity generated from solar photovoltaic panels, says Transpower.
Tesla's lithium ion battery in South Australia is the largest in the world but for how long? Tesla Motors: Timothy Artman *Solar*
*Solar* Our solarZero® energy service won recognition[blog/media-releases/solarcity-wins-top-innovation-and-leadership-awards/] for innovation[[sitetree_link,id=644]] for the third year in a row and our founder and CEO, Andrew Booth, was named Industry Person of the Year at the annual SEANZ awards[[sitetree_link,id=644]]. New Zealand is on track for a record number of solar installs this year, says SEANZ. There are now about 16,000 Kiwi homes and business powered by solar - more than 10 times the figure four years ago.
The NZ-owned company’s solarZero energy service, which combines clean solar power and grid power at exclusive low rates, received the award for the Most Innovative New Service for 2017.
*Solar* Mexico is on track to generate the world’s cheapest solar power — with prices as low as 1.77¢/kWh. China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, is poised to install a record amount of solar-power capacity this year, prompting researchers to boost forecasts as much as 80 percent. South Korean capital Seoul plans to invest US$1.55 billion in a solar plan which aims to install 1GW of PV generation capacity by 2022.