Peer-to-peer solar trading kicks off at WA housing development

Australia’s first residential solar electricity sharing market is underway, with the launch of Power Ledger's world leading P2P trading platform at the White Gum Valley housing project in WA.

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Western Power launches 5MW microgrid project for Kalbarri

WA holiday town of Kalbarri set to trial $10m microgrid integrating distributed solar, 1.7MW wind farm, and 2MWh battery system.

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How solar PV is helping China’s poorest

China’s new solar poverty alleviation project will use solar PV to increase the income of 200 million Chinese households living below the poverty line.

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CSIRO “internet of things” pilot aims to cut community housing power bills by 80%

Solar + battery storage optimisation platform by CSIRO-backed start-up Evergen to be installed in 10 NSW low-income households in first of a kind pilot program.

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Community solar funding program meets $140,000 target in two days

Community solar funding program gathers pace, meeting latest $140,000 target in just two days to install solar on three local businesses.

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Victoria town calls for partners for 100% renewable energy plan

Community energy goes to market: Victoria town of Newstead is seeking expressions of interest to help refine its plan to go 100% renewable energy.

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Sydney CBD 520kW solar array opens for public investment

Sydney Renewable Power Company is offering 519 unlisted shares to community and retail investors keen to invest in a 520kW solar array on Sydney’s new International Convention Centre.

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Enova reaches major milestone, looks to expand and try peer to peer trading

High solar tariff helps Australia's first community-owned retailer reach major milestone, as it plans geographic expansion and push into new concepts such as peer-to-peer trading.

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AGL tips $500,000 into solar installations for community housing

AGL Energy joins forces with NSW govt on $1m pilot program to install solar on community housing in Sydney – cutting energy costs for tenants by more than $400 a year.

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Lessons from a landmark aggregated energy deal in Boston

In Boston, a university hospital and a car parking facility join forces to show how smaller businesses and nonprofits can pool their needs and buy cheap power from solar farms.

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