rooftop solar

Sydney Markets completes 640kW solar car park, nears 1MW of capacity

Sydney Markets has unveiled its new, purpose-built 640kW solar car park, taking its total installed solar capacity to 910kW, with more to come.

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Qld low-income, rental households targeted in 6MW rooftop solar trial

Qld govt rooftop solar trial targets state’s most vulnerable electricity customers – and its half a million rental households – in plan to deliver up to 6MW of new rooftop solar PV.

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LA city raises rooftop solar mandate, requires “zero net energy” homes

The northern LA city of Lancaster now requires new homes to have enough rooftop solar to meet all of their energy needs.

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Is Malcolm Turnbull’s solar + storage array enough to go off grid?

The Prime Minister has a lot of solar and a lot of storage at his Point Piper home, and would need a lot more to go off grid. Most households would need more storage.

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SA govt to install solar at 40 schools, fund lighting upgrades

South Australian government announces $15m scheme to fund rooftop solar and energy efficiency upgrades for schools across the state.

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Mildura Airport installs 100kW solar to cut grid costs, boost reliability

Australia's "busiest regional airport" adds 100kW of rooftop solar to cut electricity costs, boost security of supply in North Western Victoria.

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Best rooftop solar month for two years as Victoria breaks 1GW solar mark

Australia records best month for more than two years for rooftop solar, with WA setting records and Victoria breaking through 1GW rooftop solar mark.

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Households will power half the grid by 2050, networks admit

Report from Australia's main network lobby and CSIRO suggests that by 2050, nearly half of all future generation – and storage – will be on site in homes, business and communities.

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Charles Sturt University to add 1.7MW rooftop solar system

CSU signs contract to install 1.77MW solar across 11 buildings at its Wagga Wagga campus, to meet just under 20% of its electricity consumption.

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Solar PV and hot water, zero emissions: Stockland’s new 8-star energy rated house

Australian property group Stockland has unveiled its 8-star energy rated zero emissions house at the company’s Willowdale community development in Sydney’s west.

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