rooftop solar

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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University of Southern Qld to install 1.9MW solar, battery storage

USQ to install 1.9MW solar, plus battery storage across three campuses in three-stage Sustainable Energy Solution aimed at slashing the University’s electricity costs and emissions.

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St Vincent’s Health to install 2.7MW solar across 16 sites

St Vincent's Health to install nearly 3MW of solar PV across 16 sites in three states – one of the Australia's largest commercial solar roll-outs to date.

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AGL tips $500,000 into solar installations for community housing

AGL Energy joins forces with NSW govt on $1m pilot program to install solar on community housing in Sydney – cutting energy costs for tenants by more than $400 a year.

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