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.

Over 2 million Australian households and businesses have joined the rooftop revolution, cutting their bills and creating clean energy.

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.

Latest Campaigns

Clean, Cheap Energy for All

Help all households access the benefits of clean, cheap power. The big energy corporations are making a mint as our household power bills continue to spiral out of control. Across the country, everyday Australians have cottoned on to the fact that the only guaranteed way to take back control of rising power bills is to invest in...

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 11c/kWh. But the retail companies on-sell this same electricity to a neighbour for up to 32c/kWh (or 48c/kWh in South Australia!) that’s nearly three times the amount solar households get back. It’s daylight robbery. Big retailers, who also own the...

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This article was first published on As Australia’s renewables industry continues to boom, the uptake of home solar batteries is slowly on the rise. If you’re on the fence about getting...

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Written with contributions from Solar Citizens volunteer Peter Youll, the Bendigo Sustainability group and SolarShare. According to CSIRO and Energy Networks Australia, up to 45% of the country’s future energy generation will...

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Written by Solar Citizens volunteer Peter Youll. If you have a smart meter in NSW and are on a standard, flat electricity rate, it might be time to look at changing to...

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