Solar Citizens


Everyday Aussies are leading the renewable revolution—rooftop by rooftop—to cut bills, take energy generation back into our own hands, and create a healthier, better life for everyone.

Solar Citizens is an independent, community-based organisation bringing together millions of solar owners and supporters to take the next step and keep growing renewables in Australia.

Together, we take action to protect the rights of Australia’s 2 and a half million solar homes and businesses, and pursue the largest opportunities for a fast and fair transition to clean, renewable energy.

What's the story?

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

Stop the Sun Tax

Right now the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) is considering a proposal for charging solar owners to export to the grid – in effect, taxing the sun.Big coal and gas generators don't have to pay for pumping electricity into the network, so why should Aussie solar homes and businesses? We're calling on the AEMC to reject proposals that would...

Queensland Government: Let's Turbocharge Renewable Manufacturing

The Sunshine State has a competitive renewable energy advantage: plenty of solar and wind, and the minerals needed for the clean energy transition. We can utilise our cheap renewable energy resources to power new industries, like using clean energy to produce steel or manufacturing storage batteries here. But to make this happen, we need the Queensland Government to...

What's Happening


💧Britannie Reinhold is following @solarcitizens

Energy Independence

Energy Independence Group is following @solarcitizens


Jean signed the petition: "Save Queensland's Clean Energy Jobs"


As one of the sunniest cities in the world, Townsville stands to benefit from the transition to clean, renewable energy. Already, there's a proposal to build a local mega battery storage manufacturing facility,...

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We’ve just released an exciting analysis showing a whopping 51,000 construction jobs and almost 2,500 ongoing jobs will be created across Queensland if all the large-scale clean energy projects under development go...

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Meet Tom. His sheep graze under Neoen's Dubbo Solar Farm and he reckons the panels have made the land more productive, especially in the drought.

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