Clean Energy Regulator to deploy “sophisticated analytical model” to catch out Clean Energy Council accredited installers making false STC statements or claims.
NSW pricing regulator recommends further cuts to all-day solar FiT price range, but also proposes time-dependent benchmarks, to incentivise exports in afternoon peak.
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Tasmania’s opposition party pledges $20m to zero and low-interest loans of up to $15,000 for households and businesses to finance batteries and rooftop solar.
Victorian government to boost number of inspectors employed to check and sign off on newly installed rooftop PV systems, backed by a new specialised training program.
Consumer Action Law Centre says it is up to governments to step in and change laws to better protect solar consumers – starting with Victoria.
Energy Queensland to trial network-connected batteries in five regional locations that will host a total of 40MWh of storage capacity between them.
Thousands of rooftop solar rebates offering up to 50% discount on cost of PV system to be made available to small businesses in Victoria.
Victorian government to fund series of “neighbourhood-scale” battery demonstration and pilot programs, to unlock the role shared storage can play on modern grid.
Victoria regulator says the days of high solar tariffs are over, as minimum FiT is slashed by one third due to falling wholesale prices.
As rooftop solar continues to boom around Australia, an increasing number of households are coming up against strict limits to the amount of energy they are allowed to export to the grid, some of which cannot export their solar at all.
Western Australia to build and install 1,000 standalone power systems including solar, battery and hydrogen electrolysers, to replace poles and wires and diesel gen-sets, and boost the state's green manufacturing sector.
IPART flags another “likely” reduction to NSW rooftop solar feed-in tariff, as it prepares to set new benchmarks for the next three financial years.
S.A. government launches new pilot program offering the state’s low income households a free solar system in exchange for their annual concession payments.
Western Power and Synergy have kicked off a third community battery trial, this time offering up to 600 homes virtual solar storage via nine new PowerBank installations.