rooftop solar

WA energy minister mulls home battery incentives, in solar tariff review

WA energy minister to review solar tariffs, and possible incentives to boost battery uptake, as the state's rooftop PV market continues to boom.

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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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Australian window shade maker taps solar with 800kW rooftop PV system

Hunter Douglas Australia installs 800kW rooftop solar system at Sydney warehouse and manufacturing plant, to cut costs and go a shade greener.

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Rooftop solar to generate more than coal by 2040, saving billions

AEMO's Integrated System Plan says continued high uptake of rooftop solar and other demand-side resources could see distributed PV supply the national grid with more power than coal by 2040, and cut grid infrastructure costs by nearly $4bn.

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Coal to solar: Latrobe Valley rooftop PV rollout extended to public buildings

Total of 30 public buildings in Victoria's Latrobe Valley set to have rooftop solar installed at no cost, as part of state govt scheme.

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Victoria networks ask if solar households should pay for grid upgrades. This was the response…

Powercor and CityPower ask: “Should investment in power quality be paid for by a) All customers or b) Customers with solar panels who export?” Customers say...

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Solar accreditation and training out-of-date and fundamentally flawed

As the evolution of solar – and battery storage – powers on, Australia has the same solar accreditation it has had for a very long time. And it desperately needs updating.

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Commercial solar boom delivers second-best rooftop PV month on record

Rooftop solar PV registrations for June fell from May’s record volume, but the first six months are still 50% ahead of last year.

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“Daylight robbery” – NSW solar feed-in tariff slashed by 44%

Solar and green groups slam IPART decision to cut NSW solar feed-in tariff, compare it to "getting a pay cut for working overtime."

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Rooftop solar to save consumers millions – even for those who don’t install it

Another record month for rooftop solar installs will deliver massive savings for households and small businesses over the coming decade, and drive a transformation of Australia's grid that will mean smarter and cheaper power for all.

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