As rooftop solar installations set new records, new protocols are governing what and when is being generated and consumed in the home.
Bruce Mountain from the VEPC and Jonathon Dore from Solar Analytics join Solar Insiders to discuss the pros and cons of the proposed solar export tax.
We discuss first intervention by market operator to curtail rooftop solar, the latest installation stats, AGL’s big solar buy, and some really crap solar news.
The days of high solar tariffs are definitely over, because rooftop solar has helped slash wholesale prices. Plus: Countdown to new inverter deadline, and the regulator removed the licence of some module suppliers.
Problems at a major solar farm in Queensland raises the “cowboy” issue again, and why are new homes being built with roofing too weak to host solar panels.
Gina Rinehart is going solar, so is a BHP nickel refinery, and most of the rest of Australia. But there is still the question of standards.
In the last episode of the year, we take a look at the biggest solar stories of 2020.
Solar veteran, and “former hippy”, Stuart Watson on how he got into the solar industry, and his recent adventures on his Solar Coaster electric yacht. Plus: Installation records tumble in November.
As Victoria unveils an Australia-leading package focusing on solar, batteries and energy efficiency, the Solar Coaster nearly sank in deep waters off the coast of NSW.
October was another month of records for solar and renewables across Australia.