Adelaide solar industry

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 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 […]

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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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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 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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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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Cost Of Solar Panels Installation – Creative Programs And Accessibility To Solar

It seems the ‘pendulum’ of Government support and endorsement for residential solar power systems is swinging back in favour of encouraging the uptake of solar. The Victorian Government announced yesterday that they had introduced regulatory changes that will allow solar installation companies to install solar systems at little or no cost onto home owners roofs. […]

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Adelaide Solar Outlook 2016

It has been an interesting year as far as the solar installation industry in Adelaide is concerned and the solar and renewable energy landscape Australia wide. The areas of change concerning the Adelaide solar installers market this year has focused around:

Adelaide solar consumers are increasingly considering the pro’s and con’s of solar energy storage technology. […]

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Adelaide Solar Power Industry Matures In 2015

6 February 2015. There have been several ‘high profile’ solar companies go into liquidation in late 2014 and early 2015. The ‘boom times’ in the solar industry are over due to:

Less generous solar feed in tariffs on offer
Decreased Federal Government incentives to install solar
Maturing market – Adelaide has over 10 percent of homes with solar […]

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Renewable Energy Target Review – Update 24 October 2014

After considering the Renewable Energy Target (RET) Review the Federal government on Wednesday (21 October 2014) finally announced the position they would be pushing to implement, subject to gaining support from opposition parties. The solar industry has been concerned that the small scale renewable energy scheme (SRES), which effectively ‘subsidises’ roof top solar costs, would be […]

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