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Yes. AGL Solar Exchange is open to current AGL residential customers located in Victoria, who have a digital meter.  If you’re not an AGL electricity customer, you will need to switch to AGL before taking part in the program. View plans and sign up.
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AGL Solar Exchange is open to current AGL residential customers who are on a market contract, located in Victoria, and have a digital meter. If you’re not an AGL electricity customer, you will need to switch to AGL before taking part in the program. View plans and sign up. 
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Join AGL’s Virtual Power Plant and choose between three affordable battery options starting from $2,990 (GST incl.)   LG Chem RESU10H + SolarEdge HD-Wave inverter LG Chem RESU10H + SolarEdge StorEdge inverter Tesla Powerwall 2   If you live in Adelaide and have an existing AGL or non-AGL solar system, you may be eligible to join the final phase of AGL’s Virtual Power Plant. Purchase LG Chem or Tesla Powerwall battery technology at a great price. Visit agl.com.au/powerinnumbers to learn more.  
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Australia still generates a large amount of its energy from fossil fuels. Through Future Forests, AGL wants to make it possible for our customers to offset these emissions in an affordable and easy way using Australian based offset projects. Future Forests is a great way to do this because AGL doesn’t profit from the contributions and will cover the emissions from all of your home’s electricity usage for only $1 (GST incl.) a week.
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By adding a Green Choice™ option to your electricity plan, we will source the equivalent to a portion (10%, 20% or 100%) of your household's electricity usage from renewable energy sources. Future Forests offsets the carbon emissions associated with your household's electricity usage through Australian Carbon Credit Units. The cost of Green Choice™ can vary depending on the amount of electricity you use. With Future Forests, you just pay $1 (GST incl.) a week, whatever your energy usage. You can choose to get one, or both, for your home.
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Call us on 131 245 to stop paying $1 (GST incl.) a week and end your participation in the program.
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Yes. Places in the AGL Solar Exchange trial are limited, and the offer may expire without notice.
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  LG Chem RESU10H specifications can be found here.
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If you’re eligible for Solar Command Check a registration banner will actively appear in My Account, you will also have the option to sign up via the ‘Solar‘ tab under ‘Manage Account'. Alternatively, you can call 1300 35 63 63 and speak to one of our friendly service agents to subscribe to the Solar Command Check service. To be eligible you must:   Be an AGL customer on a solar tariff Have a solar system installed at your premise but no battery Have a smart meter with a minimum 30+ days of data from that smart meter Not already subscribed to Solar Command   When signing up for Solar Command Check you will need to provide details about your solar system size, number of panels and year of installation.   My Account is AGL’s online portal for the management of your energy account – you can view and pay your bill, track energy use and update your details. If you are not already signed up to My Account you can do that here.
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Solar Command Check is a daily update, based on your home’s smart meter data for the previous 30 days, to let you know if your system is producing solar energy or if we think there might be a problem. To do this we estimate your solar energy production, compare it against expected production for a system of your size, age, location, and provide an indication of its performance.   This is only an estimate due to the limited amount of information we have about your system.   Solar Command is a real time solar monitoring subscription service. It remotely monitors your system’s energy production and household energy usage, calculates your estimated savings, shows how much solar or grid energy you used, and provides this all via a personalised dashboard. If you subscribe to Solar Command, AGL installs a device on your switchboard to read and record the data required to provide you with this insight.   Log in to Solar Command here.
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The AGL Solar Exchange is an online platform available on desktop, tablet, and mobile web-enabled devices. You’ll be given a link to the platform and log in details when you successfully sign up to the trial.
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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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The StorEdge inverter can provide backup power functionality to give you peace of mind during a power outage. Modifications to your switchboard may be required, at additional cost, to utilise this functionality when your battery is installed as part of AGL’s Virtual Power Plant.   The HD- Wave inverter does not have backup power functionality but is available at a great price.   If you live in Adelaide and have an existing AGL or non-AGL solar system, you may be eligible to join the final phase of AGL’s Virtual Power Plant. Purchase LG Chem or Tesla Powerwall battery technology at a great price. Visit agl.com.au/powerinnumbers to learn more.
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The agreement to participate in the Virtual Power Plant is for a 5-year period. To participate in the Virtual Power Plant, you must remain an AGL electricity customer for the 5-year term of the agreement.   Unlike other virtual power plant projects in Australia and overseas, you own the battery and/or solar system installed in your home during and after your participation in the program.   By participating in AGL’s Virtual Power Plant demonstration project, you will have a battery installed at a great price. If you choose to exit the agreement before the scheduled end date, you will be required to pay an early termination fee. The fee is capped and takes into account the period you have participated in the program and the total value of the products installed. This early termination fee is listed in the terms and conditions provided with your quote.   If you move to a new house, AGL may agree to transfer your contract to be part of the Virtual Power Plant program and ownership of the battery to the new owner or arrange for your battery to be transferred to your new property at your cost, provided that your new property meets our eligibility criteria.   If you live in Adelaide and have an existing AGL or non-AGL solar system, you may be eligible to join the final phase of AGL’s Virtual Power Plant. Purchase LG Chem or Tesla Powerwall battery technology at a great price. Visit agl.com.au/powerinnumbers to learn more.
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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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  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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