South Australia to trial “flexible” exports for solar households in a trial that is expected to become standard throughout the country.
If we must have a solar tax, let’s make sure it allows for flexibility in connection and tariff options for solar system owners as well as the networks.
Some of the claims made by advocates of the solar export fee, or the sun tax, do not bear scrutiny.
Australia breaks yet another record for rooftop solar installations, with homes and businesses adding 317MW of systems in March – an all-time high for national monthly installs.
An 800kW solar system installed on the industrial rooftop of a window furnishing company in Sydney will soon supply power to its employees, too.
A record-breaking 3GW of new rooftop solar installations in 2020 pushed the total renewable energy mix in Australia to almost 28 per cent.
The behaviour of rooftop solar and battery systems during periods of major grid disruptions will be the focus of a new UNSW study.
Blunt reality is that without the sort of export charges mooted by AEMC, we will end up with more zero export limits and more solar curtailment.
CEP reveals the second of four grid-scale energy storage projects, a 150MW big battery to be built on the outer Adelaide site of the former GMH manufacturing plant.
AGL inks deal to roll out Ovo’s “customer experience” energy flexibility platform, built around smart meters, solar and batteries, and electric vehicle charging.