NSW solar tariff cut – reward for slashing power price peaks

NSW pricing regulator flags a cut to state's solar feed-in tariff, linked to fall in wholesale power prices rooftop solar helped deliver.

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BYD goes big on small and flexible, in new battery storage push

Chinese battery maker BYD unveils updated range of modular “solar batteries” for Australian market, as it turns up the heat on Tesla and other rivals.

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CEFC backs push for solar and storage in all new-build homes

CEFC commits $90m debt finance to Mirvac plan to build more than 300 family homes, each with built-in solar and battery storage.

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How I learned to slash my power bill, with solar and storage

In December 2016, I added 6.5kW of rooftop solar and a Tesla Powerwall 1 battery and became part of the Reposit Power, ACTewAGL Virtual Big Battery in Canberra. Here's what happened next.

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Germany’s VARTA enters Australia battery market, with eye on aggregation

German battery storage specialist VARTA enters Australia market, attracted by huge solar uptake and growing push to "aggregated" systems.

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WA council proposes solar loans, rebates to boost rooftop installs

WA council weighs local government incentives as residential rooftop solar installs fall well behind state average.

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Rooftop Isolators: Should they stay, or should they go?

Does the rooftop solar industry want to retain rooftop isolators or not? It is time to decide.

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Queensland rooftop solar reaches 2GW, but NSW now biggest market

Rooftop solar reaches 2GW mark in Queensland, but latest monthly installations sees NSW pipping sunshine state as biggest market in February.

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Another “extraordinary” month for solar, as homes “max out” roof space

New analysis shows "extraordinary" amount of rooftop solar installed in February, with more homes seeking to "max out" available roof space with modules.

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Australian homes, business installed 6.5 solar panels per minute in 2017

It's official: CER data says Australian homes and businesses installed record total of 1057MW of solar, mostly on rooftops, in 2017.

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