Residential solar pre-cooling

Purpose of project

This Opportunity Assessment project looks to maximise the net benefits of rooftop solar for electricity consumers and the electricity grid by better matching the timing of active heating and cooling of homes to the output of rooftop solar, and to times of supply surplus and constraint

Impact of project

Expedite the participation of residential buildings in Australia in smart heating/cooling control to reduce electricity supply and consumer costs.

Project partners – industry and research

CSIRO, Zeppelin Bend, Powerlink, EEC, AIRAH, AREMA, Sunnovate, UTS, UNSW, UniSA, QUT

Industry Reference Group members

EEC, AIRAH, AREMA, Powerlink, Sunovate, Seeley International, ZepBen, DPIE, Economic Development QLD, ASBEC, DISER, QUT, UTS, UniSA, CSIRO, UNSW