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.
IPART flags another “likely” reduction to NSW rooftop solar feed-in tariff, as it prepares to set new benchmarks for the next three financial years.
Synergy to offer a "Midday Saver" tariff of just 8c/kWh in a bid to help soak up the abundant rooftop solar energy supply.
UK-based green power retailer launches in Australia with promise of 40c/kWh solar feed-in tariff and “cutting-edge” virtual power plant technology that will optimise battery storage ROI and power bill savings.
Sonnen launches new rewards program in Australia, offering cash payments to battery customers participating in a new VPP providing grid stability services.
Tesla and Octopus Energy launch UK retail offer that promises to deliver a 75% electricity bill discount, as long as you have solar, a Powerwall 2, and preferably a Tesla EV.
Pacific Hydro-owned retailer makes new pitch for rooftop solar customers in Victoria, with offer of equal-highest solar feed-in tariff in the state – with a couple of key catches.
City of Hobart proposes acting as virtual power hub, by buying rooftop solar directly from residents at higher rate than FiT and using it to power daytime operations.
University of South Australia study finds that when it comes to solar self-consumption, optimal panel placement is rarely towards the equator.