With electricity prices on the rise and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems cheaper than ever, it’s no wonder that millions of Australians homes and businesses are installing rooftop solar panels.

But with such a large range of products, installers and retailers out there, being an informed consumer has never been more important.

Free solar guides for households and businesses

The Clean Energy Council offers free, downloadable guides on buying solar PV. Available for both households and businesses, these guides cover everything you need to know when purchasing and installing rooftop solar.

Solar PV guide for households

Solar PV guide for businesses

Battery storage FAQs

Get expert answers to the most frequently asked questions about the safety considerations involved in battery storage.

View the battery storage FAQs.

Why you should buy from an Approved Solar Retailer

An Approved Solar Retailer is a company that has signed the Clean Energy Council’s Solar PV Retailer Code of Conduct.

By purchasing from an Approved Solar Retailer, you know that you are getting a quality product from a company that follows industry best practice and will back the operation of your system for at least five years.

For more information, read finding a solar retailer or download our guide to installing solar for households or businesses.

Why you should use an accredited installer

Clean Energy Council accredited installers have demonstrated that their solar PV systems meet our extremely high standards of safety and performance.

Using an accredited installer means you can have confidence in the safety, performance and reliability of your solar PV system for many years to come.

There’s also a financial benefit – to receive government rebates for your solar PV system, both the designer and installer must be accredited by the Clean Energy Council.

Find out more in our guides to installing solar PV for households or businesses.

Purchasing your solar PV system

Get the facts on purchasing and installing a solar PV system for your home or business.


After installing solar PV

Maintaining your solar PV system to ensure safe, efficient operation for years to come.


Find an installer

Find a Clean Energy Council accredited installer near you.


Solar PV warranties, complaints and disputes

What to do if you have an issue with your solar PV system or retailer.


Fires and floods

Planning and response for solar PV systems under threat from fires or floods.


Small-scale generation connection

Grid connection processes for solar PV installations in each state.