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SMH | Solar panels on public housing could save tenants $750 a year: report

"A joint report by the University of NSW and the Australian Photovoltaic Institute says adding solar panels to the nation’s 440,000 social housing dwellings could improve the inequity inherent in the renewable energy system by saving low-income households at least $750 a year while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The institute is a not-for-profit organisation supporting the uptake of solar panels.

If every social housing dwelling had solar panels, 2.4 terawatt-hours of electricity would be generated, equal to 1.3 per cent of the annual generation of the National Electricity Market."

Read more about UNSW's work in bringing solar power to social housing in the Sydney Morning Herald.


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