To ensure the ongoing uptake of rooftop solar and home batteries is equitable, new policy approaches are needed. Here are three options for reform.
Two companies face thousands of dollars in fines after failing to meet the required safety standards at a residential rooftop solar installation.
The retail energy market is changing, fast. And as offers get more creative, bundling together a range of products and services, regulators must be on their toes.
Plans unveiled for a six-month inspection blitz of the rooftop solar installation industry in New South Wales.
Seven electricians disqualified from installing rooftop solar panels in NSW after being caught out making false rebate submissions.
Typically, a heat pump costs around half as much for heating as gas. If powered by solar, it can be up to 90% cheaper than gas.
Energy efficiency upgrades represent a step in the right direction, but much more remains to be done to future-proof Australian homes.
Victoria's Solar Homes scheme opens up to new-build homes, in a bid to get panels onto household rooftops as early and as cheaply as possible.
Landlords do not benefit directly from improving the comfort or energy efficiency of their rental properties. So what would make them retrofit?
New survey finds a massive 84% of solar homes without a battery are looking to add one to the mix in the near future, as high grid prices start to bite.
More than 100 organisations and individuals join push to increase minimum energy efficiency requirements for new homes – a small level-up with big pay-offs.
Horizon Power’s plan to shift an entire town off the reticulated gas network made its start this week, with the first household transitioned to all-electric.
Clean Energy Regulator announces small but important change to rules governing the installation of rooftop solar under the federal SRES rebate scheme.
Canberra-based solar installer fined and stripped of accreditation after being convicted of providing false or misleading documents to get solar rebate.
A waste and recycling centre in regional New South Wales has become the testing ground for a groundbreaking solar project – the installation of an 8kW PV system using second-hand panels.
Australia is finally having the home battery boom it has been anticipating for years, courtesy of an electricity market in crisis. But can supply keep up? And who gets left behind?