Solar Citizens blog


Have your say in Tas – opportunity extended

The Electricity Reform Project in the Tasmanian Government has agreed to accept late submissions on the Tasmanian feed-in tariff until next Tuesday. Our Briefing Paper gives you all the information you need to make a submission – short or long. 

A victory for people power

Last Thursday the Tasmanian Energy Minister Bryan Green released an Issues Paper and announced a three week period of public consultation on feed-in tariffs for Tasmania. This is a great victory for people power.

What's happening in Queensland?

Solar programs in Queensland have been through a bit of a wild ride over recent months, but the solar-coaster isn't quite over yet.

Save Solar Tasmania launches

Solar Citizens is delighted to be supporting a new community campaign to ensure current and future Tasmanian solar owners receive a fair price for the solar power they are feeding into the grid. 

1 million solar homes


Today marks a historic day in Australia's solar history. New data just released shows that on March 12, 2013 we passed our millionth solar home.

Collectively Australians have now invested $8 billion of their own money in rooftop solar panels, opting to get their electricity direct from the sun rather than rely on the polluting sources currently powering the national electricity grid.