Solar Spill in Australia  Australia has the highest penetration of solar rooftop energy in the world with almost 20% of Australian households sporting solar systems. But now the success of solar energy is starting to bite, as too much solar energy being generated in the day is causing issues in demand absorption. As solar energy is […]

Solar plus Storage Market In Australia The extremely high costs of retail electricity in Australia has made it a hot market for solar energy plus storage systems. Sonnen and Tesla were the two players who were providing solar plus storage systems on a small scale to Australia before Tesla landed a big order for a […]

Australia 2020 RE Target Australia is all set to exceed its target of generating 33,000 GWh of renewable energy by 2020 as part of its clean energy target (CET) as there are plans to build an additional 6 GW of RE capacity in the works apart from the 7 GW plus of RE capacity already […]

Solar Thermal – Australia The South Australian government has given an approval for $650 million solar thermal plant to be built by USA company SolarResevere. This does not make any sense in my view, given that PV solar prices have touched new all times low with lithium battery storage also showing rapidly declining prices. This […]

The distorted electricity market in Australia is the biggest factor in the record pace of solar installations being seen in the country. Australia racked up more than 1 GW in solar capacity in 2017 with most of the installation being less than 10 kW in size. Unlike other countries, Australia has built most of its […]

Rising Solar Market in Australia The Australian market is seeing rapid growth both in terms of rooftop solar and ground mounted utility capacity. The major reason being high electricity prices being offered by energy retailers to domestic Australian customers. Despite a free market prevailing in buying power, Australian consumers have to pay high prices as […]