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.
The Queensland Competition Authority has cited strong investment in renewables as a reason for reducing solar feed-in-tariffs in regional Queensland.
One year after slashing the state solar feed-in tariff by 44%, NSW pricing regulator IPART has lifted the recommended range for retailers to pay solar households by 2c/kWh.
New standards guiding rooftop solar and battery storage installs across the NEM have been released by the ENA. But are they good, bad or indifferent for consumers and industry? And what will they actually do? We ask the ENA and the CEC for some answers.
Rooftop solar trading platform by Energy Locals and Enosi puts consumers in charge of who they sell their excess PV generation to, and for how much, while opening the household solar market to those previously "locked out."
Essential Services Commission ups rooftop solar tariffs for minimum "single rate" in Victoria, but slashes the peak rate for solar exports by more than half.
Amber Electric is a power retailer that wants its customers to use more power at cheap times, and less power at expensive times. Sound suspicious? Here's how – and why – it works.
Australia could see “solar gardens” begin to sprout as early as 2019, after a major report found shared solar model not only feasible, but able to knock up to $370 a year off cost of electricity for consumers "locked out" of rooftop PV.
US collaboration between LO3 and MotorWerks will test tools to let consumers buy and sell electricity within microgrids using their homes and vehicles.
WA energy minister launches "world-first" active, billed, peer-to-peer trading trial allowing 40 households to buy and sell rooftop solar energy generated on their rooftops, across the grid.
Residential solar focused power retailer DC Power Co closes "oversubscribed” fundraising round and switches 800 investors to beta service ahead of February 2019 public launch.