In an interview held yesterday by The Guardian’s political editor Katharine Murphy, federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor has stated that the government has no plans to abolish the Small-scale Renewable Energy […]
ACCC recommends scrapping federal small-scale solar incentive: What does it mean for you?
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recommended abolishing the federal incentive for small-scale renewables (like rooftop solar) by 2021 in a ‘blueprint to reduce electricity prices’ – formally […]
Report describes Australian electricity utopia – that doesn’t seem to exist
A new report from Australia’s principal electricity market rule-maker has sought to portray a utopian image where consumers believe they are getting value for money and face only one blight on […]
Market regulator effectively greenlights manipulation of wholesale prices
Australia’s chief competition regulator has effectively okayed the practice of South Australia’s major energy generators exercising their market power to manipulate wholesale electricity prices in the state. “I think the […]
Could solar homes & businesses face fallout from carbon tax repeal?
The Australian Greens have raised concerns that the Abbott government’s scrapping of the carbon pricing scheme will have serious repercussion for Australian households and small businesses with rooftop solar. The […]
Euro Solar fined $145,000 for false and misleading representations
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Euro Solar (trading as P&N Pty Ltd and P&N NSW Pty Ltd), sister company Worldwide Energy & Manufacturing (WEMA) and their director Nikunjkumar […]
Clean Energy Council introduces a ‘Code of Conduct’ for solar PV system installers
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) is in the process of developing a ‘Code of Conduct’ for Australian solar photovoltaic (PV) system installers. The code, which installers will sign on to […]