Victoria solar households to get big lift in payments for exports to the grid, but Greens say households still being sold short.
Tag: "rooftop solar"
Climate Council confirms solar now cheapest new power generation, predicts huge year for big solar – not to mention solar and battery storage.
Industry and govt set to pilot Decentralised Energy Exchange – “deX” – for trading locally generated and stored rooftop solar power to support the grid.
Report shows 4,143MW solar PV installed in US in Q3 2016, at rate of 1MW every 32 minutes. Q4 on track to beat record again.
Record low solar panel prices, and the ratcheting-down or removal of policy levers, are sparking a boom in Australia’s residential and commercial rooftop solar markets – but also prompting warnings to consumers to avoid the lure of cheap and nasty products, and installers.
Victorian government to shift solar feed-in tariffs to time-of-use pricing, in move to better reflect the value of the state’s rooftop solar generation, and their environmental benefits.
The average margin for a rooftop solar installation in the United States market is 40 per cent. In Australia, some installers are struggle to get into double figures. Consumers aren’t complaining though.
Victoria regulator makes landmark decision on solar feed in tariffs that could have implications for other states. But does it go far enough?