Qld govt scheme installs rooftop solar on 350 low-income homes in Cairns and Rockhampton, 130 in Lockhart River. Households expected to save up to $250 a year.
SA Water awards tender to install 5MW solar across various facilities, and to develop a floating solar PV array, on path to zero net energy.
NSW pricing regulator flags a cut to state’s solar feed-in tariff, linked to fall in wholesale power prices rooftop solar helped deliver.
Chinese battery maker BYD unveils updated range of modular “solar batteries” for Australian market, as it turns up the heat on Tesla and other rivals.
Mini-grid trial by Victorian network operator AusNet Services has, for the third time, taken part of a Melbourne street completely off grid – this time for 21 hours.
CEFC commits $90m debt finance to Mirvac plan to build more than 300 family homes, each with built-in solar and battery storage.
Electrolux wants to power its only remaining Australian factory with a combination of 2.5MW of solar PV and 500kW battery storage.
Two separate reports illustrate the vital role communities will play in the success – or failure – of Australia’s shift to a renewable energy powered grid.
Sydney Markets adds another 2.2MW PV array to take total rooftop solar capacity to more than 3MW, says there’s room to go bigger.
WA council weighs local government incentives as residential rooftop solar installs fall well behind state average.