solar energy Adelaide and south australia

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 […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Solar Power Update June 2016

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 […]

By |December 27th, 2015|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Solar Panels Becoming The Standard In New Homes?

Concerns Over Potential ‘Cut’ To Renewable Energy Target Creates Spike In Enquiries For Solar Power In Adelaide

The last few weeks have seen a jump in the number of Adelaide residents enquiring about solar panels installation as a result of concerns that the price for solar installation could rise substantially should the Renewable Energy Target be scrapped.  The renewable energy target review, released recently, specifically raises the spectre of a ‘strong case for winding […]

By |September 30th, 2014|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Concerns Over Potential ‘Cut’ To Renewable Energy Target Creates Spike In Enquiries For Solar Power In Adelaide

2014 – Outlook For Solar Systems Uptake In S.A.

Adelaide Solar Market – Background
The Adelaide solar market, like the market Australia wide, has certainly been on a roller coaster ride over the last few years. As changes to the Federal Government Solar Credits program and the South Australian Solar Feed In Scheme have changed the financials for potential buyers of solar systems, both in terms […]

By |January 13th, 2014|solar energy Adelaide and south australia, solar panel pricing|Comments Off on 2014 – Outlook For Solar Systems Uptake In S.A.

Solar Panel Integration – The Next Step In Residential Solar Power?

It is interesting to note the ongoing research and development into integrating photo voltaic cells (solar panels) into the initial build of Australian homes. The ‘add-on’ approach to current solar installation – where, driving around Adelaide suburbs you currently see  solar panels mounted on racking systems which are secured to the roof of houses, could […]

By |June 21st, 2013|solar energy Adelaide and south australia, solar panel developments|Comments Off on Solar Panel Integration – The Next Step In Residential Solar Power?

Solar Panel Price Trend 2012 to 2013

We recently discussed the current low pricing of Chinese solar panels being offered at the wholesale level, and commented that this pricing was being reflected in some of the low cost solar systems being promoted in Adelaide, but cautioned on buying solar on price alone.

It is very interesting to look at the year on year price reductions […]

By |May 13th, 2013|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Solar Panel Price Trend 2012 to 2013

Solar Panel Manufacture Shake-Out Continues

Following on from the troubles facing Chinese solar panels manufacturer Suntech we noted with interest that Bosch, the German multinational, has announced that it will be closing down its solar business from 2014, following substantial losses. Bosch, generally associated with high levels of innovation and certainly quality, has been seen in the Adelaide solar market as […]

By |March 31st, 2013|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Solar Panel Manufacture Shake-Out Continues