shared solar

Melbourne apartment complex switches on shared solar system

One solar system, five apartments, a baker, a hair salon, and an occupational therapist. Allume Energy has switched on its first suburban shared solar system that allows PV electricity to be distributed and billed to individual tenants, for 30% less than grid costs.

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Busting the solar ceiling: The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

New data has shown that in North Sydney, alone, 74% of residents can’t access solar because they are renters or live in apartment buildings. But there are ways to solve the problem – as well as new companies making it their mission.

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Sydney CBD 520kW solar array opens for public investment

Sydney Renewable Power Company is offering 519 unlisted shares to community and retail investors keen to invest in a 520kW solar array on Sydney’s new International Convention Centre.

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Powershop launches P2P solar product to Victorian customers

Local solar trading product launched to Victorian Powershop customers as "first in a series" of peer-to-peer products to be rolled out by the online retailer.

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Citizen utility: Housing estate to offer solar, storage and EVs to residents

New housing development in Fremantle will offer rooftop solar, battery storage, electric vehicles and peer-to-peer trading to its residents. Welcome to the "citizen utility".

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Why US electric co-ops are opting for community-scale solar

America's 900-plus rural electric cooperatives are spreading the word on how community-scale solar can save money, support communities, and diversify energy supplies.

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Shared solar start-up in renewed push to get PV on rented rooftops

Developers of shared solar technology unveil new digital platform to make path to solar less complicated for Australia's 2.4m rental properties, calculating size of system, savings and ROI.

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Australian shared solar technology targets untapped rental market

Australian tech startup, Matter, has launched a technology that aims to give Australia’s 2.4 million rented households access to cheaper solar power.

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Rooftop solar for apartments? How one developer is making it happen

Rooftop solar has been a difficult proposition for people in high density living. But a Perth-based developer believes it has found a way around it, providing apartment dwellers with their own solar PV array.

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City of Sydney, property groups push regulator to allow shared energy

City of Sydney, Property Council call on AEMC to change rules governing electricity supply to incentivise shared, local distributed energy generation.

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