CEC Guides: Solar + Battery Storage

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has published free, downloadable guides to buying solar PV and battery storage to help you navigate your way through a potentially complex minefield of information.

CEC Guide for Households: Solar PV

CEC Guide to Household Solar PV Systems

This CEC guide details:

  • A summary of the different types of solar PV systems
  • An approximate indication of cost
  • Government incentive schemes
  • Feed-in Tariffs (the amount your electricity company pays you for excess power)
  • How to determine the best size solar system for your requirements
  • Things to watch out for when signing a contract
  • Installation and connection to the grid
  • Maintenance of your solar system
  • What to do if something goes wrong
Guide to Installing Solar for Households


CEC Guide for Households: Battery Storage

CEC Guide to Household Battery Storage Systems

This CEC guide details:

  • A summary of the different types of batteries available
  • An approximate indication of cost
  • A summary of how batteries work
  • Battery FAQs
  • Guide to help you determine the right system for you
  • Finding a retailer
  • Installation of your battery
  • Maintaining and enjoying your battery
  • Safety and standards
Guide to Installing a Household Battery Storage System