Victorian Labor government installs rooftop solar on 50 community facilities with a further 55 systems approved for installation over coming months.
A solar installer faces allegations of fraud and potential criminal sanctions, after allegedly providing false information about rooftop solar installations.
Victorian households applying for the state government's home battery rebate now have the option to get a bigger discount, in return for signing up to a virtual power plant.
Andrews Labor government rolls out grants for community organisations to help reduce energy usage and emissions, with $1.8m available for solar, batteries and efficiency measures.
EDL flips switch on 11.4MW Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Project, which uses up to 100% solar during the day, and battery and diesel at night.
In the absence of government leadership there is plenty we can do as a community and help one another in decarbonising our suburbs and our cities.
Solar retailers and installers will have to comply with new rules around the sale and installation of rooftop panels as early as April, after "integrity review" reforms were written into law.
New South Wales government extends offer of free rooftop solar to low income households in parts of greater Sydney, boosting the successful $50 million program beyond the state's regions.
Australia's rooftop solar industry avoids potential "disaster" with a six-month delay to complex new rules around PV inverters with integrated DC isolators.
Horizon Power says two community-scale batteries installed at coastal resort town of Broome will free up more than 1,400kW of new rooftop PV hosting capacity to residents and businesses.
Around two-dozen NSW courthouses to become host to rooftop solar, with some to host battery storage and EV charging infrastructure.
Hints emerge of a “pragmatic solution” to the rushed introduction of controversial new safety and certification requirements for DC isolator-integrated solar inverters.
Global solar inverter maker says changes to Australian standards around DC isolators, to be adopted in Queensland, will “cost jobs and money for no tangible benefit to anyone.”
Victoria regulator says state's minimum solar feed-in tariff will next July will fall to nearly half the minimum rate of last year.
Solar industry calls for clarity as inverters with integrated DC isolators face becoming non-compliant "overnight" due to changes to Australian certification requirements.