News from the APVI

Sunny side up: how schools, prisons and libraries can power Queensland’s renewable future

This report looks at the solar rooftop opportunities on public …

October 19, 2020
National Survey Report of PV Power Applications in Australia 2019

The APVI represents Australia in the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic …

September 6, 2020
Webinar: Integrated Solutions for Daylight and Electric Lighting

The IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme presents a free …

September 1, 2020
International Study: Solar PV Module Disposal Poses No Health Risk

A new report, by an International Energy Agency task force, …

August 10, 2020
Australia’s Contribution to the IEA PVPS Global Snapshot Report 2019February 17, 2020
Webinar: Coloured building integrated photovoltaics – Market, Research and Development

The 13th webinar of the Photovoltaic Power Systems Academy Please …

January 27, 2020
Webinar: IEA SHC Solar Academy: Renovating Historic Buildings towards Zero Energy – Task 59

Tue, Jan 28, 2020 11:00 PM – Wed, Jan 29, …

January 22, 2020
PV in Australia 2018

The APVI represents Australia in the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic …

August 18, 2019
Solar Awareness for Tradespeople

This guide and associated short course have been developed by …

August 8, 2019
How Much Rooftop Solar can be Installed in Australia?

This report estimates the total potential for rooftop solar to …

June 12, 2019
IEA PVPS Snapshot of Global PV 2019

This report is a global snapshot of PV developments that …

May 8, 2019
Solar Trends Report for Solar Citizens

This report was commissioned by Solar Citizens and written by …

December 11, 2018
Australia hits 10GW solar

The PV industry broke a whole set of new records …

October 26, 2018
Workshop on High Penetration Variable Renewables in Pacific Island Countries: Small grids and Off-grid

10am to 4:30pm, Fri 7th Dec, UNSW, Sydney This workshop …

October 21, 2018
Three CEEM Workshops on Distributed Energy Tools and Analysis

10am to 4:30pm, Mon 3rd Dec, UNSW, Sydney In conjunction …

October 19, 2018
Task 12 report: Human Health Risk Assessment Methods for PV. Part 1: Fire Risks

This report presents an analysis of potential human health impacts …

October 10, 2018
PV in Australia 2017

The APVI represents Australia in the International Energy Agency Photovoltaic …

July 13, 2018
Spatial Analysis of Solar Potential in Adelaide

Key Findings Our analysis shows that Adelaide CBD could generate …

April 10, 2018
Half of all Australian rooftops could go solar, new mapping tool revealsApril 9, 2018
Launch of online solar power calculator for homes and businessesApril 6, 2018
Online solar power calculator shows how homes and businesses can generate their own energyApril 6, 2018
Spatial Analysis of Solar Potential in Melbourne

Key Findings: The Australian PV Institute analysis shows that Melbourne …

March 27, 2018
SunSPoT solar savings calculator for installing solar panels on city buildingsFebruary 21, 2018
Podcast: Civic’s $14 Million solar potentialFebruary 21, 2018
Solar boom: New schemes may help renters get solar panels on their roofFebruary 21, 2018
What the ACT’s landmark buildings would look like with solar panelsFebruary 21, 2018
Report: PV Potential in Canberra

The report includes: An assessment of PV Potential in Canberra …

February 8, 2018
Rooftop solar: Australia’s greatest opportunity – and its greatest riskDecember 11, 2017
Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference highlights important role for Australian solar in the Pacific IslandsDecember 11, 2017
100% renewables with pumped hydro would use 1/4 the water of coal and gasDecember 11, 2017
The insanity of burning coal for power as solar costs plunge to 1c/kWh by 2020December 11, 2017
Hear from Leading Solar Researchers in Melbourne in December 2017

Australia continues to set records across the board in solar, …

November 12, 2017
Survey of faults and issues with PV systems and components

A web-based survey has been developed to capture typical faults …

October 31, 2017
Submission in response to the AEMC’s draft report on the review of regulatory arrangements for embedded networksOctober 30, 2017
Guideline to Introducing Quality Renewable Energy Technician Training Programs

This document is intended as a guide for The Renewable …

July 31, 2017
PV in Australia 2016

The media release summary can be found here. The APVI represents …

July 31, 2017
Solar Potential of the Sydney CBD & LGA

Commissioned by the NSW government, the APVI has released its …

May 15, 2017
Report: PV Potential in Brisbane

The report includes: An assessment of PV Potential in Brisbane …

January 5, 2017
IEA releases 2016 International Trends in PV Report

The media release is available from the link above, and …

November 4, 2016
Submission to Vic General Exemption Order ReviewAugust 31, 2016
Germany: Impact of solar eclipse on system security

This report covers a retrospective view on early evaluations of …

August 24, 2016
PV in Australia 2015

The media release summary can be found here. The APVI …

July 21, 2016
WORKSHOP: Cost-Reflective Pricing – some different perspectives

This workshop was held as part of the AES Conference …

May 13, 2016
Submission to the AER’s Issues Paper on Ergon’s & Energex’s TSSMay 3, 2016
Submission to the AER’s Issues Paper on SAPN’s TSSMay 3, 2016
APVI Media Release: International Report Confirms 50GW Solar in 2015

International Snapshot Report confirms 50 GW Solar installations for 2015, …

April 12, 2016
IEA PVPS Snapshot of Global PV 2015April 11, 2016
IEA Trends In Photovoltaic Applications 2015October 25, 2015
APVI Discussion Paper on SAPN Pricing Proposal July 2015

This Discussion Paper is written in response to South Australia …

July 7, 2015
APVI Workshop on ‘Solar, Storage and New Business Models’, Sydney

This workshop was held as part of the AES Conference …

June 16, 2015
Australian page in IEA PVPS Annual Report 2014

The full IEA PVPS Annual Report 2014 can be found …

May 25, 2015

The APVI has won the ENERGY Globe Australia award for …

April 29, 2015
Crowdfund the Solar Map!

There are now 6 different types of maps and tools …

March 18, 2015

The APVI works with its members to produce video material …

January 12, 2015
Australia reaches 4GW solarDecember 6, 2014
Storage solutions and the future of the electricity grid

This workshop was held as part of International Battery Association …

November 20, 2014
APVI Submission to the AEMC Network Pricing Amendments

Summary of APVI Response 1. The APVI agrees that network …

October 20, 2014
PV in Australia 2013

The APVI represents Australia in the IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems …

July 13, 2014
ARENA survey on economic impact of renewables

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has commissioned Deloitte Access …

May 20, 2014
Climate-based PV Performance and Reliability

PV FAULT REPORTING WEBSITE (this fault reporting website is now …

October 30, 2013
PV integration on Australian distribution networks: Literature review

A literature review was conducted by the University of NSW …

October 14, 2013
Magnetic Island High Penetration Case Study

This APVA report presents the results of a case study …

October 14, 2013