rooftop solar

Small solar installs pass 3 million mark in Australia

Small-scale solar systems installed by Australian homes and businesses have passed the three million-mark, with one in five homes now generating their own power.

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Thinking about battery storage? Five things you should do first

There is a lot you should do before getting battery storage for you home. Here are 5 steps households should take before making the leap.

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What the hell is ‘The Good Solar Guide’ and why did I write it?

Two years ago, I sat down and started to write. The result is called “The Good Solar Guide: 7 steps to tiny bills for Australian homeowners” – and it was launched last week in Adelaide.

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Lightsource BP to enter Australia household solar and battery market

BP's solar reboot to target Australia's booming residential solar and battery market, with no-upfront-payment offer.

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My long switch to solar

After many years of planning, I finally flicked the switch and installed a rooftop solar energy system. But that is just the beginning of our household's journey away from fossil fuels.

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Port Macquarie Base Hospital to install 609kW rooftop solar system

NSW hospital set to save $130,000 a year with the installation of a 609kW rooftop solar system – "Australia's largest" on a health care facility, yet, it claims.

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Birdsville bids farewell to geothermal, opts for solar and battery storage instead

Plans to replace Australia’s only utility-owned geothermal power station in remote Queensland town of Birdsville dumped in favour of distributed solar and storage.

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How all-electric solar homes could save owners thousands

ATA says gas power uneconomic in new-build homes anywhere in the country. In fact, new homes that go all-electric, plus solar, could be ahead by as much as $18k over 10 years.

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Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai Heavy Industries re-enters Australian solar market, with $70m vote of confidence in residential and commercial rooftop solar boom.

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South Australia solar market slump blamed on Liberals policy void

South Australia rooftop solar market falls sharply in April, confirming reports from solar retailers who blame uncertainty caused by policy cloud of new Liberal government.

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