Solar

First community owned retailer to begin operations after meeting funds target

Enova Community Energy is set to create history and take on the established electricity retailers after raising enough money to begin operations. It will offer solar and storage solutions and help the northern rivers community towards 100% renewable energy.

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Qld farmer quits ‘crippling’ cost of Ergon grid for solar – for price of a tractor

A Bundaberg cane growing family is building a ground-mounted solar system that will take its 80 hectare farm completely off the Ergon grid.

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More Australian Tesla Powerwall re-sellers named, including CSR

More Australian companies named as re-sellers of the Tesla Powerwall 7kWh residential battery, including energy efficiency company CSR Bradford.

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First Panasonic solar plus battery storage trial launched in Canberra

First in a series of Australian network-led trials of Panasonic's residential battery storage offering launched in Canberra at home of ActewAGL employee.

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Gold Coast shopping centre adds 636kW solar carpark – Australia’s largest

A Queensland shopping centre has installed a 636kW solar carpark, giving it the title of Australia's largest – but not for long.

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Victorian government paves way for rooftop solar leasing

Victoria’s Labor government changes regulations to give households access to rooftop solar through no-money-down leasing deals with solar companies.

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Tesla Powerwall sales kick off in Australia as local installers named

Sales of Tesla Powerwall begin in Australia as the first authorised resellers of the 7kWh battery are announced and launch their offers.

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Tesla Powerwall hits Australian market, local installers to be named

Tesla says Australian customers can 'put money down' for Tesla Powerwall battery storage units before Christmas, with the nation's first authorised reseller set to be named.

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Remote but connected: Two Australian communities go solar

Marble Bar and Nullagine are two small indigenous communities near the Great Sandy Desert on the far western coast of Australia, about 1,500 km north of Perth. They're both going solar.

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Solar feed-in tariff programs end soon. So what happens next?

The premium solar feed-in tariffs will end in three Australian states this time next year. Households should start thinking about what this means, and what they should do. Here is a guide.

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