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.

Victorian Solar Homes Package

The Victorian Government has announced a Solar Homes Package with rebates for solar panel and solar hot water installations. Find out more about the program via the following link.

Victorian Solar Homes Package

Free guides for households and businesses

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

Solar PV guide for households

Solar PV guide for businesses

Battery storage guide for households

Buying solar

Installing solar for your home or business makes sense, allowing you to be more independent and helping you take control of your power bills. The following video takes a look at why you may want to install solar and how to buy your system through a Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

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.

What do you pay for in your electricity bill?

Have you ever wondered what goes into your electricity bill? In the following video we take a quick look and explore how renewables can combat rising prices. You can read more information on our electricity prices page.

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, floods and cyclones

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.