tariffs

Got rooftop solar? It’s time to add a battery

In Australia, regulators are giving a very clear signal to the market: the grid is not your battery, so please get your own.

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Making the case for 10-year renewable electricity tariffs

For a fair, efficient, low-cost pathway to 100% renewables, we need to put front-of-meter renewables on a level footing with rooftop renewables and enable customers to sign 10-year front-of-meter PPAs.

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When should I discharge my battery to maximise my return on investment?

Should battery storage be discharged during peak only, and is it worth discharging during off-peak periods in order to maximise solar soak-up?

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Fixed, but broken: Why some new energy tariffs are a recipe for disaster

In response to "bill shock," energy retailers are starting to offer fixed-price packages for electricity, regardless of how much the household uses. But is this the right solution? Or will it make matters worse?

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Queensland pushes through massive rises in fixed electricity charges

Fixed charges to households surge, and may cost small business two-thirds of bill, as government-owned utilities move against solar, efficiency.

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