04 March 2014
Following today’s announcement that, if re-elected, the South Australia Labor Government would pilot a program to install solar panels in public housing, Solar Citizens, a community voice for current and future solar owners, commends the government - but also asks that the Liberal party make such a commitment.
17 February 2014
Greg Hunt’s announcement today of a review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) sends worrying signals about the government’s commitment to renewable energy, with the chair of the review panel a known sceptic of measures to decrease our reliance on fossil fuels, say Solar Citizens, a community voice for solar.
02 December 2013
While the conversations about climate are focussed on the carbon price, a group of 20 solar advocates are travelling to Canberra on Monday, 2 December, to send a different message to politicians about energy consumption in Australia - presenting a petition of over 25,000 Australians asking politicians to not tax the sun.
12 August 2013
The Barnett Government’s announcement to reverse its decision to slash the solar feed-in tariff is a victory for people power, and will be met by widespread celebration by solar owners throughout WA, Solar Citizens, a national organisation advocating for solar owners, says.
08 August 2013
The Western Australian State Government’s decision to slash the solar feed-in tariff rate by half is a complete betrayal of 75,000 West Australian households, say Solar Citizens, a community organisation advocating for the rights of current and future solar owners.
31 May 2013
Following the Queensland Competition Authority’s announcement that the cost of electricity in Queensland is set to rise by over 20%, Solar Citizens, an advocacy group representing current and future solar users, has written to Queensland’s Premier Campbell Newman and Mark McArdle, Minister for Energy and Water Supply.