Smart in the news.


telstra business

Written by Anthony Geernaert on December 23rd, 2015.  “Smart Commercial Solar has seen 400 percent growth in the last year.” 

Very nice article about the company covers everything from the making of the company through the business model.

The fifth estate

Written by Willow Aliento on April 23rd, 2015. “Solar in commercial property- a long way to go.”

This article presents the question of why is the uptake in commercial solar so low?  Article goes on the ask Huon his thoughts on it and then covers pay-as-you-go model. 

Sydney morning herald

Written by Angela Macdonald-Smith on August 10th, 2015.  “Power networks accused of slowing solar growth.”

Huon has a short quote, the article is about network owners holding back growth of renewable energy.



Australian business showcase

This one pager highlights the growth of Smart Commercial Solar and the industry as a whole.


Anthill Magazine on May12th, 2015.  “PAYG Commerical Solar.”

The article is about the pay-as-you-go model and how it came about. 

The brisbane times

Huon calls out the energy networks for adding charges and fees to solar installs because they are scared of the growing solar industry.

Written by Krishan Sharma on August 3rd, 2014.  Titled “Solar company take a shine to mobility solutions.” 

Speaks on how Smart Commercial solar stays ahead of competition in this fast paced market. 

renew economy

Written by Giles Parkinson on November 14th, 2014.  “New financing models to drive demand for commercial solar.”

A short article about the business model and pay-as-you-go solar, telling the reader to look into it. 


start up smart

Written by Kye White on Novermber 13th, 2014.  Titled “Energy startup out to prove solar’s not a dirty word.”  Article is about how pay-as-you-go and solar works for large enterprises now because of upgrades in technology. 

sustainability matters

Doesn’t show author just that is was written by the Sustainability Matters Staff on June 3rd,  2015.  Titled “Richmond Town Hall revamps with solar.” 

The article is about the job Smart Commercial Solar did on the building.


the daily telegraph

Written by Steven Deare, on December 10th 2015.  “Renewable energy scheme with solar panels delivers investor return.”

Smart Commercial Solar is referenced.

Quiet Solar

Article was posted on November 13th, 2014.  “Sydney solar power firm beams no upfront cost service at enterprises.” 

This article is a very brief explanation of PAYG


Written by Bianca Wright on September 25th, 2014. “Supercritical solar: CSIRO’s solar breakthrough offers new opportunities.”

Huon has a quote in the article about the breakthrough.  The breakthrough being CSIRO managing to generate supercritical steam using solar energy.


the australian

This article references Smart Commercial Solar

Glen Innes Examiner

Written by David Potts on November 24th, 2015. Titled “How investors can plug into the solar boom.” Article is about the rise of the solar market with a quote from Huon.


the environmental guru

“Solar in commercial property- a long way to go yet.”

Writes on a few different companies in the commercial sector.  One of these companies being Smart Commercial Solar.


Written by Caitlin Fitzsimmons on February 2nd, 2015. Titled “How Smart Commercial Solar is navigating a shifting solar industry.” Speaks of competitors going out of business while Smart Commercial Solar has grown so much.

the fifth estate

Written by Willow Aliento on July 16th, 2015. Titled “Cuts to CEFC can’t hurt solar now.” Article about new government policy with a quote from Huon.


the 10 commandments of solar - by huon

Huon wrote on the 10 commandments of solar.  It was posted on march 4th 2015.