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.
With WA premium feed-in-tariff contracts starting to come to an end, it is a good time for solar households to consider their options.
Report on W.A. trial using Power Ledger blockchain technology finds peer-to-peer solar energy trading technically feasible, good for grid and consumers – but unlikely to take off under current network tariff structures.
Indigo Power calls for EOIs for crowd-funded investment to expand community owned renewables projects across Victoria.
Victoria regulator makes small cuts to 2020/21 solar feed-in tariff rates, but says only one retailer offering customers both single and time varying FiT.
As rooftop solar booms in Australia, a closer look at the distribution of "prosumers" across the network reveals emerging inequalities that must be addressed.
Essential Services Commission wants retailers to offer customers choice of “single rate” feed-in tariff or a FiT that ranges from 9c/kWh and 12.3c/kWh, depending on the time of day.
KPMG report casts doubt over federal government-backed plans to power Queensland World Heritage-listed Daintree region with solar to hydrogen gas-based microgrids.
AGL marks installation of 1,000th battery system in its South Australia VPP, a milestone it says makes the 5MW scheme the largest of its kind operating in Australia.
AEMC unveils blueprint for "future energy grid" embracing rooftop solar, household batteries and electric vehicles, although its call for urgency rankles with those that see the rule-maker as a stumbling block in the past.
Tesla unveils deal for South Australian customers that cuts around $2,000 off price of Powerwall 2 home battery – but only for members of the company’s VPP program.
A Western Australian housing development trial offering drastically reduced daytime power costs through a residential solar PPA has seen 90% uptake from new home buyers.
Powershop inks deal with online retailer Kogan.com, to offer “competitive power and gas services” via new brand called Kogan Energy.
Catch Energy joins Tasmania's tiny retail electricity and gas market, offering consumers a third choice, after 1st Energy and the state-owned Aurora.