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Right to light: solar access and the law

Australia’s legal regimes don’t explicitly protect solar access for solar panels or passive solar designed buildings. But, as more households fight through the courts for their right to light, there are important precedents being set across the country.

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Students trial shared solar and storage

Sydney University students are to pioneer shared battery and solar storage.

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Solar stored

Tesla’s dramatic entry into the household energy storage market has shaken up the solar industry, but what effect could it have at the local level? The ATA’s energy analyst Andrew Reddaway says the situation is particularly interesting for those embarking on new builds.

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