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No, they’re entirely different. You can learn more about Coal Seam Gas on our website.  
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Yes, our corporate offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide have joined the program.
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Not yet. But we’ll be speaking to Australian businesses to see if this program is one that they’d be interested in too. So stay tuned!
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No, we don’t profit off this program. Customer contributions for Future Forests are used to purchase carbon offsets from Australian based offset projects.
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That’s easy. After speaking with our customers, we found that many were worried about climate change and wanted to do something to tackle it. But they were looking for a way that was both affordable and easy to understand. So, along came AGL Future Forests.
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Yes, with AGL’s Virtual Power Plant you own the battery that is installed in your household unlike other virtual power plant projects where participants access the technology via a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and someone else owns the system.
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  Any energy discharged from the battery will be used by the home first, and any additional energy discharged that can’t be used by the home at the time will be exported to the grid.   You will receive your standard Retail Feed-in Tariff (RFiT) when solar energy stored in the battery is exported to the grid.
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  Yes, we will need the Schneider EVLink Smart Wallbox returned if you opt out prior to the end of year one. We’ll organise an installer to come to your home to uninstall these.
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  The LG Chem RESU10H can be installed indoors. A qualified electrician will conduct an AGL site inspection to assess suitable battery installation locations and assess your site to determine where your LG Chem RESU battery can be safely wall-mounted.
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  Tesla Powerwall 2 specifications can be found here.
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  LG Chem RESU10H specifications can be found here.
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  The AGL Virtual Power Plant program includes Tesla Powerwall 2, with a usable capacity of 13.5 kWh – which according to Tesla, is more than double the capacity of the first-generation Powerwall.
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  The AGL Virtual Power Plant program includes LG Chem RESU10H, with a usable capacity of 9.3 kWh.^   Your LG Chem battery can be paired with either a SolarEdge StorEdge inverter or a Solar Edge HD-Wave inverter. The LG Chem battery + SolarEdge StorEdge inverter bundle can be configured to provide backup power at an additional cost. The LG Chem + SolarEdge HD-Wave bundle is our most affordable battery offer but is not configured to provide backup power.   ^Battery Cell Only energy capacity at Depth of Discharge 95%.
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  The AGL Virtual Power Plant program includes LG Chem RESU10H, with a usable capacity of 9.3 kWh.^   Your LG Chem battery can be paired with either a SolarEdge StorEdge inverter or a Solar Edge HD-Wave inverter. The LG Chem battery + SolarEdge StorEdge inverter bundle can be configured to provide backup power at an additional cost. The LG Chem + SolarEdge HD-Wave bundle is our most affordable battery offer but is not configured to provide backup power.   ^Battery Cell Only energy capacity at Depth of Discharge 95%.
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  By being a part of AGL’s Virtual Power Plant and purchasing a digitally connected battery, you can access a heavily subsidised battery price, helping you to enjoy the benefits of battery technology in your home for less.   You can also store renewable energy for use when it’s needed, which could help you lower your electricity bills, while doing your bit for the community by allowing your connected battery to offer grid support services when needed.
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  Tesla Powerwall 2 is next generation rechargeable battery technology that enables the storage of energy from your solar system to be used at times when you and the grid need it, like at night or in the event of a grid power outage. Powerwall 2 uses advanced lithium-ion technology.
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  LG Chem RESU batteries use lithium-ion battery technology and LG Chem’s Lamination & Stacking technology, which LG Chem states helps to maintain a superior battery lifespan even with frequent charging and discharging.
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  LG Chem RESU10H warranty information can be found here.
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  Warranty information for the Tesla Powerwall 2 can be found here.
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  The nameplate capacity of a battery refers to its total storage capacity, not all of which is able to be used for charging and discharging functions. The usable capacity is the energy storage capacity that you can draw from day-to-day to help power your home.   The usable capacity of LG Chem RESU10H is 9.3 kWh^, not including DC conversion. To learn more about usable storage capacity, speak to an AGL battery expert.   ^Battery Cell Only energy capacity at Depth of Discharge 95%.
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