residential solar

Record March for rooftop solar, more capacity installed than in all years before 2010

More record growth for rooftop solar in Australia, with a total of 181MW installed in March 2019, taking market two-thirds of way to volume reached in 2015 and 2016.

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Two million Australian households now have rooftop solar – and they vote

As Australia notches up a new milestone of 2 million rooftop solar homes, new CEC data shows that the top 5 postcodes leading the rush to residential PV are all in Liberal National Party electorates.

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Is this Australia’s biggest home rooftop solar and battery storage system?

Stately home in regional Victoria could boast Australia's biggest grid-connected rooftop solar and storage system, after the innovative installation of 32kW of PV and 60kWh of batteries.

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One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

Roy Morgan research shows almost one in four Australian households own solar panels – almost one-third in South Australia.

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SAPN completes battery installs for northern Adelaide solar + storage trial

SA Power Networks installs the last of 100 battery storage systems in northern Adelaide VPP trial – the largest actually commissioned, for now, in Australia.

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NSW solar bonus scheme ends this year: what are your options?

As NSW's relatively generous solar rates come to a close, 150,000-odd solar homes are looking to make the transition as painless as possible. So what are your options? We break them down for you.

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Solar Choice PV price index: July levels close to all time low

Average residential solar PV installation price fell to $1.63/W in July – on par with the low seen in April this year and the closest it’s been to the all-time low of $1.59/W in December 2015.

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Victorian community solar bulk-buy scheme extended, as hundreds opt in

After adding more than 300 rooftop solar installations in Mount Alexander, the not-for-profit led MASH initiative will take its bulk community solar offer to the Macedon Ranges.

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Made in the shade: Solar + storage = two EVs in leafy suburbs of Melbourne

Rooftop solar and storage system installed in leafy Victorian suburb overcame shading problems to produce and store enough solar energy to power two electric vehicles, including a Tesla.

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WA residential complex installs 2kW solar for each apartment

Western Australia continues to lead in the development of new residential buildings and estates with built-in renewable energy supplies, with the installation of a 180kW solar system on the roof of a soon to be completed apartment complex in Perth. The developers of the Rivervale “Flo” project, local property group Psaros, say the rooftop PV […]

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