In which the Tesla Powerwall proves its worth, changing tariffs show the importance of solar self-consumption, and we weigh the implications for future EV charging.
While debate rages over how to solve the problem of rooftop solar congested grids, Powercor has completed a major works program that has delivered impressive results.
A time-of-use renewable energy retail offer has signed up hundreds of customers since its launch in South Australia, including homes with battery storage only.
GreenSync says its digital energy exchange software will be rolled out in deal with Fronius to further Australia's "amazing" rooftop solar success story.
NSW IPART cuts benchmark solar feed-in-tariff by around 25 per cent, citing a fall in wholesale electricity prices driven by more solar.
"A messy regime that might not even be implemented uniformly across states:" Joint industry submission pokes more holes in AEMC solar export charge proposal.
A South Australian solar home owner has lodged a complaint with the state’s energy ombudsman after being advised that disconnecting from gas would cost up to $2,500.
UNSW's Martin Green says the average Australian solar household will soon be installing "tens of kilowatts" on their rooftops, as costs continue to fall.
Survey finds solar households overwhelmingly oppose the AEMC's proposed rooftop solar tax, but how many would rather quit the grid than pay to export their power?
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.
The AEMC's draft determination on how network companies support, and charge for, export services has sparked a lot of questions. Here are some answers.
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.
An 800kW solar system installed on the industrial rooftop of a window furnishing company in Sydney will soon supply power to its employees, too.
Tesla launches new energy plan in South Australia that promises big discounts on home battery storage and more behind-the-meter back-up for the grid.
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.