New data shows solar PV having considerable impact on NEM, sometimes representing more than one quarter of power consumption.
Queensland is still the biggest market as Australia’s solar PV market finds a base of around 600W/year
The end of FiT-supported installations in Qld has seen the Australian solar industry wound back by 25-33% overnight. Once SA follows suit, we will enter a new phase.
Eight marginal WA seats could be decided by solar voters. It’s time politicians took this into account and engage with the solar industry.
Why Australia is best solar market; some hot new products: solar drones and PV hot water; and Queensland leads solar PV rebound in May.
The proposal to increase fixed charges for Queensland rooftop PV customers is not only inequitable, it won’t achieve what the QCA wants it to achieve.
The next million rooftops won’t come as quickly as the first. But Queensland continue to dominate solar hot spots, despite removal of tariffs.
Latest data shows an underlying market is emerging in Australia as tariffs and multiplier wound back. And the one millionth solar home is imminent.
A new suite of rooftop solar and storage products can not only power your home during a blackout, but can do so at off-peak rates.
After potentially breaking through the 1GW mark in 2012, the Australia solar PV market is expected to contract in 2013, but some new business models will re-shape the industry.