Community batteries: what are they, and how could they help Australian energy consumers?

5 April 2021

In what might be the most attention the battery world has had since Elon Musk built South Australia’s giant battery, Labor has announced that if they win the next election they will front up the cash to install hundreds of “community batteries” across the country.

But what is a “community battery” and how do they work?

Professor Lachlan Blackhall featured in this story in The Guardian.