Victoria regulator makes small cuts to 2020/21 recommended solar feed-in tariff, says only one retailer offering customers both single and time-varying FiT.
Essential Services Commission wants retailers to offer customers choice of “single rate” feed-in tariff or a FiT that ranges from 9c/kWh and 12.3c/kWh, depending on the time of day.
The Queensland Competition Authority has cited strong investment in renewables as a reason for reducing solar feed-in-tariffs in regional Queensland.
WA energy minister flags review of state’s solar tariffs, and possible incentives to boost battery uptake, as the rooftop PV market continues to boom.
IPART makes good on plan to slash state rooftop solar tariff almost by half, ignoring concerns cut will penalise solar households for their role in helping to bring power prices down.
IPART confirms plans to effectively penalise NSW solar households for the lower electricity prices their rooftop PV has helped to deliver, by cutting the recommended feed-in tariff in half for 2018/19.
Report finds 76% of Australian solar homes on premium feed-in tariff would trade it in for chance to upgrade systems – in particular, to add battery storage.
Wholesale price rises mean higher solar tariffs for Ergon network, but forces government to lift annual subsidy to supply regional homes with mostly coal power by $200 million a year.
Queensland Competition Authority directed to investigate the potential benefits – for both networks and consumers – of introducing of time-of-use solar tariffs.
Victorian Liberal opposition reportedly threatening to block legislation to adjust the state’s solar feed in tariff.