Solar Citizens

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.

Campaigns

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...

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...

What's Happening

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Latest

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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Solar Citizens is pleased to be a partner in the 2017 Community Energy Congress, which will be held at Melbourne Town Hall on Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 February. Organised by the...

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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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