The idea that solar rebates are a "Reverse Robin Hood" mechanism is entirely incorrect. Rather, they empower the solar industry to offer real solutions for those most in need.
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.
Qld govt to fund solar and energy efficiency roll out across around 800 state schools, in bid to cut the collective energy bill by 20%.
India's newly inaugurated Pavagada Solar Park looks at farmers as key partners, and also key beneficiaries of the world-leading 2GW project.
NSW shire of Parkes to explore feasibility of building its own “virtual solar network,” based on existing PV investments and future solar and storage installs.
NSW govt set to roll out solar across its buildings and infrastructure after selection of five “prequalified, carefully vetted” solar PPA suppliers.
Victoria regulator finalises decision on Australia's first time-varying feed-in tariffs for solar, although acknowledges risks some users could abuse system by charging batteries at night.
SA BEST promises cut state power prices by up to 20%, build new renewables, with community electricity retailer scheme.
Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Fomentera currently depend on coal for nearly half their power supplies and get only 2% from renewables. The Balearic government wants to change all that.
Victoria regulator proposes 29c/kWh "peak" tariff for solar exports between 3pm and 8pm - a move that is likely to increase the business case for household battery storage.