Solar

How to make microgrid economics work

Turns out making microgrid economics work is increasingly possible. It’s a matter of ‘stacking value.’

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Stockland completes 925kW solar array on Sydney shopping centre

Australian property group completes its latest major commercial rooftop solar installation, a 925kW array at Wetherill Park Shopping Centre.

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People’s Powerwall: Solar + Tesla battery storage crowd-funded for Melbourne community centre

Crowdfunding helps deliver 40kW solar plus 6.4kWh Tesla Powerwall battery storage system for Footscray Community Arts Centre.

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Solar + storage bulk-buy proposed for NSW Northern Rivers region

NSW community renewables group Farming the Sun pitches seventh bulk-buy scheme, this time for solar and battery storage.

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A quick guide to energy management systems

Home energy management systems are fast becoming a popular way to get the most out of solar and batteries. Here's a side-by-side comparison of the various offerings currently available in Australia.

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Can Australia be the world’s first ‘solar & storage native’?

Australia is at an energy crossroads and decisions made today have the potential to redefine the country’s energy future tomorrow.

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Australian battery price war resumes, with Powerwall 2 delivery just ‘weeks away’

With the first shipment of Tesla's Powerwall 2 battery systems set to hit Australian shores, prices of home energy storage continue to tumble, shifting the target market from early adopters, to the "early majority".

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Five things I’ve learned about solar and storage

Three months after installing rooftop solar and battery storage on the 30-yar-old home I bought early last year, there is absolutely no doubt it has made a huge difference to the nature of my bills, the source of my energy, and the way I use it.

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Byron club eyes EV charging stations and storage after big solar install

Byron Bay Services Club considers EV charging station and battery storage after installing a large rooftop solar array.

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Top 5 residential solar and battery storage tips for consumers in 2017

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.

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