Rooftop solar systems are getting bigger, thanks to business interest, but the market still remains tough, and complicated.
Costs of producing solar are falling well below coal, which might be one reason why fossil fuel incumbents are trying to cash in while they can.
Australia’s solar pioneers have been awesome, and it’s sad to say goodbye. Plus: Some really crap solar stories.
A summary of what happened behind the meter at the Smart Energy Conference, with some special guests.
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.
In the last episode of the year, we take a look at the biggest solar stories of 2020.