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As 2016 draws to an end, rooftop solar in Australia is experiencing another boom – this time with warnings. So here’s a list of some top tips for consumers of residential solar and battery storage, gathered from the observations and recommendations of industry players and experts.
Australia’s “busiest regional airport” adds 100kW of rooftop solar to cut electricity costs, boost security of supply in North Western Victoria.
SA Power Networks installs the last of 100 battery storage systems in northern Adelaide VPP trial – the largest actually commissioned, for now, in Australia.
AGL Energy says SA virtual power plant well ahead of schedule after 150 first round battery systems snapped up by consumers.
AEMC report says most Australian households can expect to pay between 4-10% more for their 2017-18 electricity bills, thanks largely to the cost of the RET and the exit of Victoria’s Hazelwood brown coal plant. But is it really as black and white – or even green – as all that?
Not for profit charity Ronald McDonald House to save thousands of dollars a year on power costs, via 8.3kW rooftop solar system donated to its Orange, NSW branch.
By 2035, batteries from retired EVs are expected to be worth tens of billions of dollars – and a big part of microgrids of the future. So how should we best use them?
CSU signs contract to install 1.77MW solar across 11 buildings at its Wagga Wagga campus, to meet just under 20% of its electricity consumption.
Australia’s first residential solar electricity sharing market is underway, with the launch of Power Ledger’s world leading P2P trading platform at the White Gum Valley housing project in WA.