A decade ago, solar energy was viewed as a dream.
But with more than 80 per cent of Australia’s electricity generating from renewable sources, solar has become the energy of choice for more than 100 million Australians.
Now the industry is poised to make a comeback, with a surge in demand driven by new government policies and a renewed focus on efficiency.
The outlook for solar is good for the industry, with more Australians now using the technology to produce power.
And, the big winners in the solar energy market are the big energy users like large scale consumers.
But there’s a growing problem for the big players, with an estimated $100 billion a year in solar costs for major customers.
This article is an update of our earlier story.