Solar panel take-up warms to a million

By Peter Hannam
Updated October 10 2012 - 10:08pm, first published 9:14pm
More than 10 per cent of Australian homes now have solar panels.

Australian roofs now have a solar power generating capacity equivalent to half the Snowy Hydro scheme as consumers react to soaring power prices and sinking prices for photovoltaic (PV) panels.