Solar Citizens


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.

1.6 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.


Prime Minister Turnbull: It's time to build big storage

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The PM has announced a $2 billion pumped hydro upgrade to the Snowy Hydro Scheme, but he still has no national plan to upgrade our electricity system to renewable power and storage. Community pressure is working, but we need to keep the heat on! Australia's electricity system is ageing, polluting, inefficient and it needs to...

Sign the petition for a fair price for solar

Right now, when rooftop solar owners sell their excess power back to the grid they receive around 6c/kWh. But the retail companies on-sell this same electricity to a neighbour for up to 29c/kWh — that’s nearly five times the amount solar households get back. It’s daylight robbery. Big retailers, who also own the dirty, old generators that...

What's Happening

Paige Le

Paige Le RSVPed to the event: "Rally for Solar Thermal in Port Augusta".


Renny RSVPed to the event: "Rally for Solar Thermal in Port Augusta".


Catherine RSVPed to the event: "Rally for Solar Thermal in Port Augusta".


A fair price for rooftop solar? Try 10-18c/kWh by Jack Gilding  This article was originally published in Renew Economy. This is the first of a series of articles produced by the fair...

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Tenacious university students at Stucco, a low-income student housing cooperative in central Sydney, are setting a precedent for solar energy across Australia and worldwide. Thanks to these driven young people, their multi-unit...

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The revelation today that the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will lose $500million in funding is further evidence of the Coalition’s unrelenting ideological war on renewables. “ARENA is a critical engine for...

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