rooftop solar

Battery storage? Australia’s rooftop solar boom has only just begun

The buzz might be about batteries, but the mass adoption of solar PV by Australian homes has only just begun, as prices reach levels that appeal to the late majority, and as early adopters look to upsize their systems.

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SA Libs promise $100m for home battery subsidy scheme

South Australia opposition promises $100m in grants to help homes to buy and install battery storage in lead-up to state election.

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Big learnings from my first month with battery storage and more solar

After five weeks with 8kW of solar panels and a 10kWh LG battery – including mostly perfect weather, some rainy days and one eight-hour grid outage – here's how the system at my NSW home performed.

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Brisbane Airport rolls out massive 6MW solar project

Huge 6MW solar upgrade at Brisbane Airport will supply 18% of electricity needs and save around $1m a year on energy bills.

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Australia’s top 10 solar postcodes, and the top solar locations by state

New data has revealed the latest ranking of Australia's top 10 solar postcodes, including three new entries from Victoria, and one each from WA and NSW.

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Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in EnergyAustralia pilot

Innovative EnergyAustralia pilot program allows solar customers to trade excess rooftop PV generation with MCG, in exchange for VIP stadium experiences.

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Let’s follow Malcolm Turnbull’s rooftop solar and storage lead, and keep the lights on

Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is mighty proud of the upgraded rooftop solar array and battery storage system that he had installed in his Point Piper harbourside mansion in Sydney earlier this year. And rightly so – it's part of a vital new network resource that will help keep Australia's lights on.

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Victorian hospitals to tap solar through new state government scheme

Victorian government earmarks $26 million to roll out solar and energy efficiency measures at hospitals across the state, as health sector power bills soar.

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Video: How off-grid solar and storage can be used in on-grid buildings

Worried about getting stuck in a lift due to unreliable grid power? This Tajikistan office building found a pretty simple – and reliable – solution.

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Australia installs 98MW rooftop solar in August – soaring above 6GW total

Solar party continues. Latest data shows 98MW of rooftop solar PV was installed on Australian homes and businesses in August.

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