Solar Citizens is an independent, community-based organisation bringing together millions of solar owners and supporters to grow and protect solar in Australia.

Together, we take action to protect the rights of millions of Australians with solar to cut bills, create clean power and take energy generation back into our own hands.


Going Solar?

Thinking of going solar? Here’s what you need to know to get started.

1.5 million Australian households have joined the rooftop revolution, cutting their bills and creating clean power.

Australia could do better. Find out what’s holding us back from a sun-powered future.

Solar Citizens is a people powered movement standing up for the rights of solar owners and sensible clean energy policies. See how we’re winning.


Make solar thermal happen in Port Augusta

South Australia leads the country in renewable energy. Building solar thermal at Port Augusta should be the next step in SA's renewable power upgrade, providing new jobs and on-demand clean power. Over the last five years the Port Augusta community has strongly advocated for solar thermal to replace its old coal fired power station [1]. But we...

The Homegrown Power Plan

The Homegrown Power Plan, a joint project between GetUp! and Solar Citizens, shows how we can repower the country with 100% renewable power by 2030. How? By rebooting our failing electricity system, removing the roadblocks holding us back, and investing in the renewables boom. The plan also includes modelling conducted by researchers at the UTS Institute for Sustainable...

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  June 22, 2016: The State of Solar report, released today by Solar Citizens, is the first of its kind to undertake a detailed evaluation of the benefits of Australia’s solar rooftop...

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Earlier this year we ran the 2016 Great Solar Census and the results are in! We've put together a sunny infographic with the key results to provide a snapshot of who Solar...

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On April 14, we presented Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's office with the signatures of 10,824 Australians who think the government needs to be stronger on renewable energy.  While we were there we...

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