Our Solar Future is an initiative of Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC) in partnership with eight of its member councils. This website was launched to give households and small businesses access to renewable energy products and services. We have worked with renewable energy experts to select a number of preferred suppliers that can meet your solar energy needs. 

 
Peter Seligman, honorary Professor of the University of Melbourne, has written an article in Climate Spectator assesing if the numbers stack up! The Our Solar Future team will be keeping an eye on this market and will call for offers in our next round of supplier assessments.  
“My advice to anyone else thinking about getting a solar system is - just do it!” Lucy Abbott used the Our Solar Future website to install a solar system at her home on Bruce Street in Marrickville.  “We had been wanting to do this for a long time, but it was really difficult to take that final step of committing to an installer,” Lucy said. “The Our Solar Future website was the catalyst... read more
Josh's House has 3 kilowatts of solar already installed but was still dependant on the grid for 56% of the electricity requirements.  By installing a new 8kWh LiFePO4 battery unit the house will be able to achieve 97% 'load defection.' Check out the video Once the batteries are full, surplus power generated from the solar panels is diverted to the grid. If the household demand exceeds... read more
Almost 400 community members have already accessed the Our Solar Future website for information and to request quotes. The Our Solar Future team are working on a mass marketing campaign over the next year so we hope to have many more installations by the end of the year, but please continue to spread the word!
Our fabulous launch event at Leichhardt Town Hall on Saturday 18th of April was compered by science writer and TV personality, Bernie Hobbs. Leichhardt Mayor, Rochelle Porteous, officially launched the website, and explained why it was important: research commissioned from the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at UTS showed us that only 11% of homes in the area have solar power compared... read more