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Adelaide Solar Update December 2016 – Direction Of Solar Panels In Adelaide In 2017?

10 December 2016. Another year draws to a close and the Adelaide solar panel installation industry has seen probably the greatest amount of change this year compared to the last few years. The biggest ‘game changer’ has certainly been the remarkable level of interest shown by South Australians in embracing solar battery storage technology. It […]

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Adelaide Solar Update – 24 November 2016

Price Paradigms For Solar – November 2016

Remarkably, the price pressure on solar installations in Adelaide remains in a downward trajectory. This is surprising given the relative weakness of the Australian dollar. Solar panels and inverters are generally quoted by the manufacturers in US dollars at the importer / wholesaler level, so any weakening of the […]

Adelaide Solar Panels Update – September / October 2016

Solar Battery Storage For Solar Panels Systems

As we have previously discussed, the emergency of an efficient way of storing ‘excess’ solar energy produced by a solar panels systems has been the ‘missing’

ingredient in recent years, in terms of allowing Adelaide home owners to become relatively energy ‘self sufficient’. This would, in most instances, mean still […]

By |September 25th, 2016|Adelaide solar feed In Tariff, Adelaide solar industry, solar energy storage systems, solar panel developments, solar panel efficiency, solar power storage|Comments Off on Adelaide Solar Panels Update – September / October 2016

Minimum Retailer Feed in Tariff – Update 12 August 2016

12 August 2016. ESCOSA yesterday released a draft proposal that recommends that the current 6.8c/kWh minimum solar feed in tariff would no longer be set from 1 January 2017. Their ‘reasoning’ behind this statement is interesting. They state:

“The Commission’s proposal is based on its view that the market structures that facilitate electricity retail competition are sound and […]

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Solar Power Update June 2016

All eyes have been on the future direction of solar power and renewable energy as policies are rolled out in the forthcoming Federal election, which is just days away. How all this will impact the Adelaide solar panels industry and the future of rooftop solar in South Australia remains to be seen, but the signs […]

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Adelaide Solar Update May 2016

As previously discussed, solar energy storage and in particular the growth in sophisticated solar battery storage units designed to work with residential solar systems remains the area of the solar industry that is attracting the most enquiries and interest. It seems that the federal government sees value and a future for solar battery technology and […]

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Adelaide Solar Update March 2016

With a pending federal government election likely in the next few months we will be watching with considerable interest to see how the solar industry in Adelaide and Australia more generally will be impacted. The announcement that the future of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation seems assured and that the Turnbull government has announced today  a […]

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Adelaide Solar Update February 2016

The market for solar system installations in Adelaide in January and February (to date) 2016 has been fairly flat and the competition amongst solar installers in Adelaide remains very strong. The decline of the Australian dollar means that solar system prices has risen marginally as the cost of solar panels and inverters has increased due […]

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Solar Panels Becoming The Standard In New Homes?

27 December 2015. It is interesting to see several Adelaide home building companies now offering solar panels as part of their offering. Adelaide and South Australia have embraced solar installation (as a percentage of dwellings with solar power installed) more than any other capital city and State in Australia. As the cost of solar battery […]

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Paris Climate Deal And Solar

14 December 2015. It is interesting to see a ‘deal’ has been agreed on at the U.N. climate change talks in Paris yesterday. The agreement sees 193 countries coming together to tackle climate change and most importantly, in our view, agree to firm targets, the main one being to keep temperatures  “well below 2°C above pre-industrial […]

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