The NEG is dead – What’s the future for rooftop solar?

With the NEG in ruins, and Malcolm Turnbull holding on as PM by a thread, where does Australia's booming rooftop solar market stand? Are rebates still under threat? And what can the industry and pro-solar consumers do about it?

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Origin backs ACCC call to end rooftop solar rebates

Big-three gen-tailer says it supports ACCC call to wind up the federal rooftop solar subsidy early, because of cost to consumers and because it's no longer needed. But other industry experts disagree, saying removing SRES early could add 45% to the cost of a system and four years more to its pay-back.

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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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Despite boom, rooftop solar industry on tenterhooks over RET changes

Confusion over RET regulation changes has revealed large cracks in the faith of the renewable energy industry, which – still recovering from the Abbott years – is spooked by the National Energy Guarantee, and possible future policy changes, just as the market is hitting its stride.

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Australia’s top 10 solar postcodes, and the top solar locations by state

New data has revealed the latest ranking of Australia's top 10 solar postcodes, including three new entries from Victoria, and one each from WA and NSW.

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