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.
We look at the day when South Australia reached a world-first peak of 100 per cent solar power, plus the latest rooftop solar PV forecasts, and Victoria opens up for solar business again.
Small scale rooftop solar PV installations are heading towards 3GW in 2020, despite Covid-19, and we talk to April Crawford-Smith about Australia’s biggest solar garden.
Battery Day delivered big news about battery storage as expected, which will be important for grids like South Australia, which enters a bold new world at the end of the month.
The Driven’s resident bikie Nigel Morris takes the Harley Davidson Livewire for a ride, and ponders the question: Is an electric hog still a hog?
South Australia unveils new standards and agents that will exert more control over rooftop solar as installation boom continues. And Vale Richard Collins.
Coalition announces review of solar industry, as fears grow of “chaos” from new rules in South Australia. And we hear from the CEO of fire retardant company PVStop.