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By Natural Solar | March 25th, 2021 | Categories: Solar News

Australians with rooftop solar panels could soon be charged for exporting power into the grid, under proposed changes

This article originally appeared in ABC News. Households with solar panels could be slugged a fee to export surplus electricity into the grid.(ABC News:...

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These costs are based on the SA Power network in Adelaide but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. This comparison assumes a general energy usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on Energy Locals Time of Use Tariff – (TOU – Peak, Off-Peak & Solar Sponge).

The reference price is set by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a financial year in relation to electricity supply to residential customers in the distribution region and is based on an assumed annual usage amount. Any difference between the reference price and the unconditional price of a plan is expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.