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Ergon takes steps to manage booming rooftop solar uptake

Ergon takes steps to manage booming rooftop solar uptake

UPDATED: Regional Queensland network operator rolls out technology to allow more rooftop solar power to be exported to the grid, without disrupting supply.

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Australia has 35GW of solar farms in development pipeline

Australia has 35GW of solar farms in development pipeline

After a record 2017, there is now more than 1900MW of solar PV farms under construction across Australia, and 35GW in various stages of development.

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More rooftop solar needed to reduce peaks, stabilise grid

More rooftop solar needed to reduce peaks, stabilise grid

Days after ACCC calls for rooftop solar scheme to be abolished, new report identifies why more rooftop solar should be encouraged to reduce peak demand on hot days and boost system security.

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ACCC wants federal rooftop solar subsidy abolished by 2021

ACCC wants federal rooftop solar subsidy abolished by 2021

ACCC calls for federal solar subsidy to be scrapped by 2021, in report that documents how consumers have been screwed by networks, generators and retailers. Its response: Kill rooftop solar, and get government to underwrite new projects that could include gas and coal.

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Rooftop solar clocks second-best month ever, buoyed by commercial boom

Rooftop solar clocks second-best month ever, buoyed by commercial boom

Rooftop solar PV registrations for June fell from May’s record volume, but the first six months are still 50% ahead of last year.

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Rooftop solar start-up Matter Technology in administration

Rooftop solar start-up Matter Technology in administration

Matter Technology, one of Australia’s first solar start-ups to target rented households, has gone into voluntary administration, and is seeking buyers.

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NSW solar feed-in tariff slashed by 44% for 2018/19

NSW solar feed-in tariff slashed by 44% for 2018/19

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.

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The rapidly changing dynamics of Australia's grid

The rapidly changing dynamics of Australia’s grid

South Australia becomes net electricity exporter for first time, 12 new wind and solar farms were added, the amount of large-scale solar tripled, and rooftop PV kept a lid on demand.

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Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai jumps back into booming Australian solar market

Hyundai Heavy Industries re-enters Australian solar market, with $70m vote of confidence in residential and commercial rooftop solar boom.

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Nissan drives into home solar and battery storage market

Nissan drives into home solar and battery storage market

Automaker behind world’s best selling EV unveils Nissan Energy Solar – a home solar, storage, smart control package – including 2nd-hand EV batteries.

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Solar bet for Crown Casino, with 300kW rooftop system

Solar bet for Crown Casino, with 300kW rooftop system

Melbourne’s Crown casino complex has installed one of the CBD’s biggest rooftop PV systems on its admin building.