rooftop solar

NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club joins commercial solar boom, adding another 314kW to existing 100kW array to save $75,000 a year.

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Rooftop solar installer caught out for fraudulent STC creation

Clean energy regulator takes action against solar company found to have installed rooftop PV systems without compliant Certificates of Electrical Safety.

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Some initial musings about my own rooftop solar learning exercise

Managing huge distributed energy generation data volumes is a challenge for industry and consumers alike. But it also represents a big opportunity to do things better.

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“Shame on you:” Frydenberg admits he doesn’t have rooftop solar

Malcolm Turnbull has it, Parliament House has it, even Cory Bernardi has it! But not our federal energy and environment minister. A 60 Minutes interview on Sunday revealed that Josh Frydenberg has not installed rooftop solar at his family home – and why.

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We need to talk about rooftop solar

So you've installed rooftop solar – but is it performing as well as you expected? Consumers are being urged to share system problems, inefficiencies or faults via a new APVI web-based survey, to help improve the quality of PV system components, installations and system designs.

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Queensland has 14 postcodes where 50% of homes have rooftop solar

Rooftop solar is now on more than 50 per cent of homes in 14 different postcodes across Queensland, according to a new Climate Council report.

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Queensland opens rooftop solar market to low-income and rental households

Queensland's Labor government has unveiled a suite of new policies that will open the way for thousands more homes in the Sunshine State – including the largely untapped rental market – to gain access to rooftop solar and battery storage and cut their electricity bills.

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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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