A new suite of rooftop solar and storage products can not only power your home during a blackout, but can do so at off-peak rates.
Articles by Warwick Johnston
The proposal to increase fixed charges for Queensland rooftop PV customers is not only inequitable, it won’t achieve what the QCA wants it to achieve.
The next million rooftops won’t come as quickly as the first. But Queensland continue to dominate solar hot spots, despite removal of tariffs.
After potentially breaking through the 1GW mark in 2012, the Australia solar PV market is expected to contract in 2013, but some new business models will re-shape the industry.
Latest data shows an underlying market is emerging in Australia as tariffs and multiplier wound back. And the one millionth solar home is imminent.
Last month Australia’s solar PV market saw a total eclipse, reached the 2GW threshold, and was surprised by the early reduction of the solar multiplier.
Installations of rooftop solar fell 15 per cent in September, but Queensland and Victoria remained hot spots. Plus: The top ranking postcodes.
In the words of AGL itself, its paper on feed-in tariffs and the merit order effect has a superficial appeal, but is clearly wrong.