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Australia adds 97MW rooftop solar in September, set for record 1GW in 2017

Australia adds 97MW rooftop solar in September, set for record 1GW in 2017

Australia maintains strong pace of rooftop solar installations in September, and is now set to break through the 1GW annual instal milestone for the first time in 2017.

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Regulator cracks down on double dipping for replacing "dodgy" rooftop solar

Regulator cracks down on double dipping for replacing “dodgy” rooftop solar

Clean Energy Regulator says new rule will make replacement rooftop solar panels ineligible for the government rebate, in an effort to boost the standard of installs.

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Australia's top 10 solar postcodes, and the top solar locations by state

Australia’s top 10 solar postcodes, and the top solar locations by state

New data has revealed the latest ranking of Australia’s top 10 solar postcodes, including three new entries from Victoria, and one each from WA and NSW.

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Rooftop solar provides  48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar provides 48% of South Australia power, pushing grid demand to record low

Rooftop solar meets 48 per cent of South Australia electricity demand, likely a world record, as the state’s minimum demand hits a record low.

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Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in new pilot

Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in new pilot

Innovative EnergyAustralia pilot scheme allows solar customers to trade excess rooftop PV generation with MCG, in exchange for VIP stadium experiences.

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Community retailer Enova to buy and sell rooftop solar power

Community retailer Enova to buy and sell rooftop solar power

NSW community-owned retailer to buy excess rooftop solar from customers, as well as from local community solar farms and gardens, to sell on to other customers who can’t generate solar themselves.

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Rooftop solar nears 6GW milestone in Australia

Rooftop solar nears 6GW milestone in Australia

Australian homes and businesses have installed 6GW of small-scale renewables – 5.9GW of it rooftop solar.

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The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

The fight for millions of Australians locked out of rooftop solar

In North Sydney, alone, 74% of residents can’t access solar because they rent or live in apartments. But there are ways to solve the problem.

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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.