Making the Smart Switch to Solar

Installing solar is the easiest way for homeowners to rid themselves of the stress of high energy bills. The growing dependency of energy in the home, means that simply using less is not an option for many households. Conservative energy usage…

Is Your Solar System Ready For Summer?

With Summer only a small leap from the bustling winter chill, if you have a solar system installed on your roof, it is important to get your system ready for when summer begins. Leon Siebel, Co-founder and Head of Communications at Sunbank…

Solar Victoria Government Rebate

The Victorian State Government have committed themselves to the affordability of household energy. The Solar Victoria Solar Panel Rebate Scheme aims to help households to install solar technology on the home to reduce growing energy bills. Under…

Winter Solar Myths Exposed!

Warm summer months with longer daylight hours is a great time for solar – and that’s a given, but what happens during winter when the sun sits behind clouds? Here are some common solar myths exposed!  Myth #1 - Solar only generates power…

Where To Install Your Rooftop Solar

Being new to solar you may be unsure how your roof can play a huge part in the efficiency of your new solar system; so, Leon Siebel, Co-founder and Head of Communications at Sunbank Solar has put together these tips to explain how your roof…

Could Western Australia Be Saying Goodbye To The Upfront Solar Subsidy?

Upfront solar subsidies could be an incentive of the past, with startling new enquiries lead by Energy Minister Ben Wyatt who has spoken out about supporting the ultimate scrapping of or reduction of upfront solar subsidies for Western Australia. Energy…

What Are STCs?

Funded by the Australian Government Clean Energy Regulator, the Small-Scale Renewable Energy Scheme is a financial incentive for property owners to install renewable energy systems such as solar PV systems to generate clean, renewable energy.  There…

ACCC Threaten to Cut Solar Rebates

In February 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced they were focussing on the energy industry and would be making recommendations for reform within the industry in their final report expected at the end of…

What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

Generating power from rooftop solar was once a dream and now a reality with the astonishing power of science and engineering from around the world. Solar panels are generally installed on rooftops where optimal sunlight can be absorbed without…