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Daytime solar subsidies to be slashed as WA moves to head off grid overload – ABC News

Subsidies to West Australian households that pump solar power to the grid during the middle of the day will be slashed in a bid to avoid the risk of renewable energy overloading the state’s electricity system.

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Subsidies to West Australian households that pump solar power to the grid during the middle of the day are set to be slashed in a bid to avoid the risk of renewable energy overloading the state’s electricity system.
Key points:

  • More than 300,000 households in WA’s south-west have solar panels
  • A new subsidy scheme will slash daytime payments for excess solar but boost those at peak times
  • The changes come into effect from August 31

The WA Government, however, w…

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