Problems at a major solar farm in Queensland raises the “cowboy” issue again; and why are new homes being built with roofing too weak to host solar panels?
Gina Rinehart is going solar, so is a BHP nickel refinery, and most of the rest of Australia. But there is still the question of standards.
In the last episode of the year, we take a look at the biggest solar stories of 2020.
Solar veteran, and “former hippy”, Stuart Watson on how he got into the solar industry, and his recent adventures on his Solar Coaster electric yacht. Plus: Installation records tumble in November.
As Victoria unveils an Australia-leading package focusing on solar, batteries and energy efficiency, the Solar Coaster nearly sank in deep waters off the coast of NSW.
October was another month of records for solar and renewables across Australia.
We look at the day when South Australia reached a world-first peak of 100 per cent solar power, plus the latest rooftop solar PV forecasts, and Victoria opens up for solar business again.
Small scale rooftop solar PV installations are heading towards 3GW in 2020, despite Covid-19, and we talk to April Crawford-Smith about Australia’s biggest solar garden.
Battery Day delivered big news about battery storage as expected, which will be important for grids like South Australia, which enters a bold new world at the end of the month.
South Australia unveils new standards and agents that will exert more control over rooftop solar as installation boom continues. And vale, Richard Collins.