The flight of Solar Impulse is a tale of sheer inspiration and daring in the clean energy space; why solar households smarter and more mobile than normal energy consumers; and a hollow “victory” for US coal on mercury emissions.
Which states offer quickest payback for homes adding solar + storage? AEMO crunched the numbers to get some interesting findings.
Tender launched to install 30kW solar system at former Woodend timber mill, use funds generated to reinvest in more solar, or ‘perpetual fund’ for community renewables.
Australians are predicted to install more than 37,000MW of battery storage over next 25 years, but who will pay for it and why? Even the big utilities are struggling to find a business model that fits.
France’s tender for 25 -50 MW of solar+storage projects on France’s islands and island territories will result in a market of around €100 million.
Sweating the details of the AER’s rejection of SAPN’s proposal to charge households with rooftop solar higher prices than households without will reap rewards.
SA Power Networks proposal to add a $100/year charge to solar households in the state has been rejected by the AER, for failing to demonstrate ‘sufficiently dissimilar’ load profiles of PV and non-PV customers.