Above: The Solar Citizens team with Mr Koustantonis's advisor
Last week, Solar Citizens met the current South Australian Energy Minister, Tom Koustantonis’ office, and the Shadow Minister for Energy, Martin Hamilton-Smith. We also heard from Mark Parnell, Parliamentary Leader of the SA Greens.
The Solar Revolution briefers highlight the uptake of solar across the country, by State, Territory and Electorate as of December 2013. Here you can find the uptake of solar in your State or Territory!
The Solar Revolution briefers highlight the uptake of solar across the country, by State, Territory and Electorate as of December 2013. Here you can find the uptake of solar in your Electorate!
Please note: if you're looking for solar briefer #1, produced in July of 2013, please go here. And if you're looking for the State or Territory data for the Solar Revolution Briefers #2, please go here.
On Sunday 18 August, Tasmanian Energy Minister Bryan Green released the government’s decision on the solar feed-in tariff for Tasmania. The government’s policy is good news for existing solar owners. But the announced policies create many problems for the future of the solar industry and are forcing people to make hasty decisions about their future investment in solar.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman is trying to discriminate against solar, and blaming solar owners for the recent electricity price hikes. He was set to release his “plan” for solar following an early July Cabinet meeting - but he still hasn't shared any details. We ran this ad in the Courier Mail to keep the pressure on Premier Newman.