rooftop solar

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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Small solar installs pass 3 million mark in Australia

Small-scale solar systems installed by Australian homes and businesses have passed the three million-mark, with one in five homes now generating their own power.

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Thinking about battery storage? Five things you should do first

There is a lot you should do before getting battery storage for you home. Here are 5 steps households should take before making the leap.

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What the hell is ‘The Good Solar Guide’ and why did I write it?

Two years ago, I sat down and started to write. The result is called “The Good Solar Guide: 7 steps to tiny bills for Australian homeowners” – and it was launched last week in Adelaide.

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Lightsource BP to enter Australia household solar and battery market

BP's solar reboot to target Australia's booming residential solar and battery market, with no-upfront-payment offer.

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My long switch to solar

After many years of planning, I finally flicked the switch and installed a rooftop solar energy system. But that is just the beginning of our household's journey away from fossil fuels.

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Port Macquarie Base Hospital to install 609kW rooftop solar system

NSW hospital set to save $130,000 a year with the installation of a 609kW rooftop solar system – "Australia's largest" on a health care facility, yet, it claims.

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Birdsville bids farewell to geothermal, opts for solar and battery storage instead

Plans to replace Australia’s only utility-owned geothermal power station in remote Queensland town of Birdsville dumped in favour of distributed solar and storage.

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How all-electric solar homes could save owners thousands

ATA says gas power uneconomic in new-build homes anywhere in the country. In fact, new homes that go all-electric, plus solar, could be ahead by as much as $18k over 10 years.

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Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai Heavy Industries re-enters Australian solar market, with $70m vote of confidence in residential and commercial rooftop solar boom.

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