solar

Community retailer Enova lifts solar tariff to 16c/kWh

NSW community-owned power retailer offers solar feed-in tariff of 16c/kWh – a 33% increase on its former FiT, and higher than most competing offers.

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Should “invisible” rooftop PV be discouraged?

The boom of solar in Australia is great, but traditional PV systems are essentially invisible to our networks and our markets. And that's problematic.

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Payback vs rates of return: How to judge the value of your rooftop solar

In most cases, investing in a domestic solar PV system or in energy savings measures has become a positive financial investment. The question is: how good is the investment?

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IPART bumps up benchmark range for NSW solar tariffs

Regulator further lifts benchmark for NSW solar tariffs – well above AGL’s proposed tariff – but rejects notion rooftop solar and storage have network benefits.

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Schools are leading the charge on solar in Sydney’s East

A joint initiative by Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils, Solar my School is helping schools make the switch to solar by providing free independent expert advice and support, from start to finish.

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Why 2.6GWh of battery storage is achievable in next few years

It has been argued that the CSIRO’s report was “a stitch up” for renewables, and very obviously designed to downplay the benefits, even though almost every scenario the role of renewables resulted in benefits..

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Australia’s largest solar retailer served with “wind up” notice by tax office

Australia's biggest solar module retailer, Eurosolar, served with wind up notice from ATO. Company says it is a mistake, but future is clouded.

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NT aboriginal community to get 1MW solar plant, cut reliance on diesel

Nauiyu community set to be powered by a 1MW solar plant during the day, relegating its diesel generators for use only at night and as back-up.

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Go Big: Six reasons why you should be a rooftop solar champion

Investing in a home solar system that is larger than your immediate needs might seem irrational, but there are many great reasons why you should maximise your rooftop potential.

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Why every Australian town should have its own wind or solar farm

Imagining an Australia where every town is running off its own renewable energy projects is slowly becoming a reality, and the Victorian Government is on the case.

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