Sundown, sunrise: How Australia can finally get solar power right

1.4 million Australian homes have installed solar energy to save money and contribute to addressing climate change. With the prospect of cheap battery storage, maybe they also expect to disconnect from the grid. The broader picture is different – subsidised installation of PV has been an unjustified waste of money.

We could have had the same environmental benefit much cheaper, and mass grid defection is very unlikely. But there is good news on the way. This Forward Thinking seminar will explore how we need to get network prices and policy settings fixed to ensure that solar really can help deliver fairer, cheaper and more sustainable electricity.

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