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  • Excerpt from the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency   The Council of Australian Governments committed (subject to the results of regulatory analysis) to phase in the mandatory disclosure of residential building energy, greenhouse and water performance as part of the National Strategy on......

  • The Australian Government has now passed the eRET (Enhanced Renewable Energy Target) legislation. The Solar Credits Scheme, whereby multiple REC’s are awarded for Grid systems up to 1.5k/Watts, is now split to include qualifying Off-Grid Solar Power Systems. To qualify, households/businesses must be more than......

  • The NSW Government’s grid feed-in tariff was introduced back in January 2010 as a major incentive to encourage people to install solar energy. The energy produced by the system would be credited to the home owner at a rate of 60 cents per kWH. Many......

  • THE cost of solar power in parts of NSW has for the first time crept below that of coal-fired electricity – seen as a key tipping point for the expansion of renewable energy.   New data shows solar power is edging towards “grid parity”, after......