Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology has come a long way in the past decade. Once seen as expensive, idealistic and useful only in niche applications, it has now entered the global […]
Renewable Energy Target state-of-play: What you need to know
Sydney Morning Herald Environment Editor Peter Hannam has provided a lucid overview of where things stand with the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The piece is worth a read for anyone who […]
Abbott says RET driving up power prices, while solar appears to sink market electricity price in QLD
Are clean energy schemes driving up the price of electricity? In the case of the carbon tax, the answer seems pretty clearly to be ‘yes’–that’s what it was intended to do, initially […]
What would a solar system cost without the Renewable Energy Target?
“Is the Renewable Energy Target going to survive this review in reasonably good shape?” There are only so many times you can shake the Magic 8 Ball to try to […]
Solar goes digital: Welcome to the virtual world of SolarCoin
You have probably heard of Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer payment system and digital currency launched in 2009. It’s essentially a currency which allows participants to value, verify and record payments for […]
Are solar panels worth the investment in South Australia?
Are solar panels worth it in South Australia? Thousands of homes and businesses in the state have made an investment in a solar system to date, with installations skyrocketing in […]
Federal Solar Credits incentive to drop from 1 July 2012
The incentive for the Federal Government’s Solar Credits rebate program is set to drop from 1 July 2012. The impact of the impending reduction will have the biggest impact on those who […]
Solar PV system prices reaching unprecedented lows. Why? And how long will it last?
Solar PV system prices have hit all-time lows in Australia, according to Solar Choice’s team of Solar Energy Brokers. These solar price declines are due to a perfect storm of […]
Solar PV in Australia: The Land of Beauty and Terror
(Contact a Solar Choice Broker for free, impartial advice on the solar PV installer and system options available in your area of Australia.) It is unfortunate that the […]