How High Grid Network Charges are Driving Rooftop Solar Adoption in Australia

An over-investment in grid network has resulted in “network charges’ on Australian electricity bills being the highest in the world.

But by charging these high prices, have the networks created conditions that will lead them to be undercut by new solar technologies? Jess Hill investigates, and finds they most probably would. This phenomenon on moving away from the grid will be further accelerated he feels by the new solar+battery technologies being brought to the market by players such Tesla (through Powerwall).

An interesting article indeed on how factors other than just the cost of solar power are driving solar adoption

Read the full news report from here.

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