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Bud Conductor
31-10-2018

Re: First planned "event" for our VPP

Woodunn, Thank you for your follow up on this thread. This is very good news. Are you able to estimate how much you have saved in your first year of battery use?
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Bud Conductor
19-03-2018

Re: VPP

Hi Woodun,Thank you for replying. Things have been moving slowly but now the new batteries have been publicised (Tesla and LG) and I am finalising my pre-installation research. I have been in discussion with the AGL VPP/battery group and have been told that AGL only intend to access the batteries on rare “special events”. They were unable to be more specific. Are you able to add any further light on this now that you’ve had your battery running for a few months?I am also concerned about AGL’s ab ...
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Bud Conductor
19-03-2018

Re: First planned "event" for our VPP

@Woodun, Thanks for your report! You have now practically answered my question on how often AGL draws on the battery Was the drawdown smart enough to leave enough power in the battery to cover your night-time demand? Or was that just chance?
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Bud Conductor
14-07-2017

VPP

Hi all, I am in Adelaide and I am eligible for the VPP project (subsidised battery). I wish to communicate with someone who already has a battery installed. I have questions about AGL's right to access the battery for their use. The contract appears to give AGL carte blanche, and this worries me because it may not be in the best interests of the consumer i.e. AGL has priority to access the battery for their use whenever they want. In such event the consumer is subsidising AGL. It appears that t ...
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