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AEMC backs down on rooftop "solar tax" proposal

AEMC backs down on rooftop “solar tax” proposal

Energy market rule maker backs down on proposal to charge solar households to export excess PV generation back to the grid.

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"Unaccredited" rooftop solar installer nabbed by Clean Energy Regulator

“Unaccredited” rooftop solar installer nabbed by Clean Energy Regulator

Clean Energy Regulator continues rooftop solar crack-down, this time taking action against “unaccredited” individual installer.

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Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

Making the energy transition more equitable and inclusive

The transition to a clean, affordable and equitable supply of energy is finely on the agenda in Australia, compounded by soaring electricity prices and the mostly favourable response to the Finkel review.

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Poor households are locked out of green energy, unless governments help

Poor households are locked out of green energy, unless governments help

It’s time for governments to get serious about helping everyone to join the energy transition, not just the most affluent.

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Rooftop solar continues record year, even as STC price fall kicks in

Rooftop solar continues record year, even as STC price fall kicks in

With another 93MW solar added to Australian homes and business in July, Sunwiz declares market to be “level – at exceptionally high levels.”

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South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami just made a huge rooftop solar decision

South Miami this week became the first city outside of California to require all new homes to install solar panels on their roofs.

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Rooftop solar shock for consumers, installers as rebate price falls by one-third

Rooftop solar shock for consumers, installers as rebate price falls by one-third

Price of rooftop solar to jump 10%, and catch many installers unawares, due to sudden fall in price of rebate certificates after record amounts of new solar in past 6 months.

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Community retailer Enova lifts solar tariff to 16c/kWh

Community retailer Enova lifts solar tariff to 16c/kWh

NSW community-owned power retailer offers solar feed-in tariff of 16c/kWh – a 33% increase on its former FiT, and higher than most competing offers.

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One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

One-quarter of Australian homes now have solar

Roy Morgan research shows almost one in four Australian households own solar panels – almost one-third in South Australia.

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As one home heads off grid... many more are choosing not to connect

As one home heads off grid… many more are choosing not to connect

One home in the heart of the Latrobe Valley goes off grid. But more than half of the new homes in the area are not even bothering to connect to the network in the first place, using rooftop PV and storage to look after their own needs.

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Queensland rejects battery swap, but restricts use of storage with premium tariffs

Queensland rejects battery swap, but restricts use of storage with premium tariffs

Queensland decides against proposed voluntary “buy out” of premium solar feed in tariffs in exchange for battery storage, but announces new rules to stop premium tariffs being rorted by batteries.