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.


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...

Stop the NSW solar power rip-off

CAMPAIGN UPDATE Our campaign is already having an impact! Here’s an update on the wins so far: The NSW Parliament has passed legislation putting more electricians on the job of changing meters over. This comes in response to our concerns that a lack of electricians could cause lengthy delays, leaving thousands of people without access to their...

What's Happening

Our Facebook post got another like!

Our Facebook post got another like!

Our Facebook post got another like!


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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In February 2016, solar champions from across Australia converged on Brisbane for Solar Supercharge: a three-day national action summit for a clean energy future. It was a game-changing event - packed full...

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