Solar energy

Journal article
4 January 2017

The aim of this paper is to analyses residential solar PV feed-in tariffs (FiT) policy history to inform the development of a sustainable flexible pricing regime to enhance the diffusion of energy...

Audio program
3 October 2016

Solar customers in South Australia are the first to be hit with higher power bills after a lucrative subsidy scheme came to an end last week.

Audio interview
30 September 2016

Climate Council member, Andrew Stock, says political conflict over renewables risks their future in Australia.

Article
16 September 2016

South Australia’s iconic Kangaroo Island could pioneer a new age of renewable energy, according to new research.

Discussion paper
12 September 2016

This discussion papers looks at the federal government's plans to cut ARENA’s funding, while providing new funds for fossil fuel research and development.

Article
16 August 2016

While the windback in 'feed-in tariffs' may hurt some households, it may ultimately be a good sign for the solar industry, writes Andrew Blakers.

Report
1 June 2016

This report reveals how increasing economies of scale, more competitive supply chains and further technological improvements will continue to reduce the costs of solar and wind power and will also...

Report
18 May 2016

This report includes a comprehensive round-up of renewable energy projects, investment, employment and electricity generation. It is the only analysis that includes the National Electricity Market...

Policy
5 May 2016

Many households and businesses already attach battery storage to their clean energy systems. Now is the time to grow the industry, encourage the take-up of storage and help make Australia a...

Discussion paper
25 February 2016

This paper argues that making the appropriate change to the market objective would guide reform initiatives, in order for Australia to take full advantage of the inevitable transition of the...