The fall and fall of rooftop solar prices: four years of data

After four years of tracking Australia's rooftop solar system prices, we take a look back over our data at some of the noteworthy trends that have emerged over this period.

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Top energy rating awarded to Melbourne high-rise office building

Melbourne's 171 Collins St has become the first commercial building in Victoria – and just the second in Australia – to achieve a 6 star NABERS energy rating.

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Kangaroos add 200kW solar system at North Melbourne HQ

AFL team Kangaroos will cut grid power consumption by nearly 25% with 200kW solar system installed at Nth Melbourne HQ.

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Tesla releases full list of Model X prices ahead of EV’s arrival in Australia

While the car is yet arrive on Australian shores, the full list of prices for Tesla's Model X has been released, ranging from $A120,000 - $A210,000.

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Installation begins on 500kW solar array for Canberra Hospital

ACT govt-funded installation of 500kW solar array is underway at Canberra Hospital, part of project that will save it $490,000 by 2017-18.

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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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AllGrid Energy, Redback Technologies join forces to deliver remote solar solutions

Indigenous renewable tech company AllGrid Energy to partner with energy management start-up Redback Technologies to give Australia's remote indigenous communities energy reliability and self-sufficiency.

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Adelaide airport completes 1.17MW rooftop solar install – South Australia’s largest

The massive 1.17MW addition to Adelaide Airport’s rooftop solar capacity has been completed and is supplying just under 10% of the major airport’s energy needs.

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Bondi water treatment plant now 100% renewable – powered by Sydney waste

Waste biogas-fuelled cogeneration installed at Bondi Treatment Plant now generates more energy than the facility consumes.

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Another NZ energy upstart takes aim at Australian retail market

NZ energy retail start-up Flick Electric says Australia an ideal market for its digital platform that strips electricity pricing bare and gives customers access to the wholesale spot market.

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