A 120-year old private school in Western Australia is expecting to save around $235,000 a year on its energy costs after installing an impressive 512kW of rooftop solar.
NSW government trial will install 2.5kW of rooftop solar, free, for low-income households that forego their energy rebate – a deal it says will deliver twice the power bill savings.
Australia's "first" privately funded VPP hopes to sign up 1000 homes and businesses in south-west WA to zero up-front cost deal for solar and battery storage.
Consumer Affairs Victoria joins taskforce to combat high-pressure sales tactics, inaccurate marketing and poor service as state government solar rebate scheme takes off.
SunWiz data shows Australia installed another 125MW of small-scale rooftop solar in September, taking total for calendar 2018 to 1.09GW and beating 2017 total with three months to go.
Northern Territory electricity and solar feed-in tariffs set for review, in bid to boost uptake of rooftop solar, battery storage, and other energy efficient technologies.
Tamworth council set to save around $117,000 a year by installing solar on 12 council-owned facilities – but the return on investment wouldn't be as great if the local federal member had his way.
The body set up to oversee Victoria government's residential solar rebate warns consumers to be wary of “scammers and inaccurate marketing” by PV cowboys pushing dodgy products and trying to cash in on the scheme.
Victoria government amends planning laws to protect the state’s more than 330,000 rooftop solar systems from being overshadowed by neighbouring developments.
Business still booming for rooftop solar, with 142MW installed in August and NSW taking the lead and Victoria slowing slight fall.