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Smart solar monitoring: Why you should have it

Smart solar monitoring: Why you should have it

Rooftop PV systems can be adversely affected by things outside of a household’s control – and without their knowledge. But you needn’t be in the dark about it.

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Low income homes to be offered "no-cost" solar and batteries

Low income homes to be offered “no-cost” solar and batteries

A new solar and storage scheme aims to tackle the problem of “power poverty” in Australia head on, by offering low income households around Australia the option to install both solar and battery storage for no upfront cost.

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Australian rooftop solar boom rolls on - 351MW in first quarter

Australian rooftop solar boom rolls on – 351MW in first quarter

Rooftop solar installation boom continues in March, and total for first quarter is more than one third more than the previous record as households and business respond to soaring grid prices.

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Solar rebate debate: It's nothing to do with men in tights

Solar rebate debate: It’s nothing to do with men in tights

Painting solar rebates as a “Reverse Robin Hood” mechanism is entirely incorrect. Rather, they empower the solar industry to offer real solutions for those most in need.

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Shepparton council set to go solar, as PV farm plans remain in limbo

Shepparton council set to go solar, as PV farm plans remain in limbo

City of Greater Shepparton awards tender to install solar across council buildings; awaits state govt decision on 250MW of proposed solar farms.

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Victorian government backs push for solar on all new-build homes

Victorian government backs push for solar on all new-build homes

Vic govt unveils $2.18m plan to partner with land developers and home builders to supply zero net carbon homes – rooftop solar included – around Melbourne.

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NSW solar tariff cut – reward for slashing power price peaks

NSW solar tariff cut – reward for slashing power price peaks

NSW pricing regulator flags a cut to state’s solar feed-in tariff, linked to fall in wholesale power prices rooftop solar helped deliver.

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CEFC backs push for solar and storage in all new-build homes

CEFC backs push for solar and storage in all new-build homes

CEFC commits $90m debt finance to Mirvac plan to build more than 300 family homes, each with built-in solar and battery storage.

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Queensland rooftop solar reaches 2GW, but NSW now biggest market

Queensland rooftop solar reaches 2GW, but NSW now biggest market

Rooftop solar reaches 2GW mark in Queensland, but latest monthly installations sees NSW pipping sunshine state as biggest market in February.

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Right wing push to slash incentives for rooftop solar

Right wing push to slash incentives for rooftop solar

Right wing politicians and media pushing trumped up figures to call for reduction in rooftop solar incentives in a campaign reminiscent of the “$100 lamb roast.”

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City of Sydney buys into Ausgrid network's push for more solar

City of Sydney buys into Ausgrid network’s push for more solar

City of Sydney adds funds to help Ausgrid’s push for more rooftop solar in Australia’s biggest city to avoid costly grid upgrades.