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South Australia solar market slump blamed on Liberals policy void

South Australia rooftop solar market falls sharply in April, confirming reports from solar retailers who blame uncertainty caused by policy cloud of new Liberal government.

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Xenophon’s SA BEST unveils community electricity co-op plan

SA BEST promises cut state power prices by up to 20%, build new renewables, with community electricity retailer scheme.

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“Interest free” loans for solar and storage for South Australia households

South Australia Labor government offers "interest free" loans to 10,000 households to install rooftop solar and battery storage

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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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Hybrid office building in Adelaide cuts cord to electricity grid

Fluid Solar's Adelaide HQ - powered by a combination of thermal and battery storage, along with solar PV and wind energy - has cut its connection to the grid in what its owners claim to be a world first.

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SA govt to install solar at 40 schools, fund lighting upgrades

South Australian government announces $15m scheme to fund rooftop solar and energy efficiency upgrades for schools across the state.

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Adelaide family hopes to “zero bills” with solar and storage

SA family installs state’s first Fronius battery system, adding 6kWh storage to 10kW rooftop solar, with help from Adelaide City Council grant.

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How residential demand tariffs could add $1000s to your bill

As residential demand tariffs are rolled out around Australia, we take a look at what they are, how they works, and why many households should avoid them at all costs.

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The world’s largest virtual power plant: What’s in it for consumers?

Sunverge, the US-based energy management company supplying the "brains" for AGL's 5MW virtual power plant, explains how the project will benefit consumers.

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ZEN Energy wins $1m battery storage tender for SA govt buildings

Adelaide company ZEN Energy wins contract to install more than 500kWh of li-ion battery storage at three government-owned buildings in Adelaide.

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