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…

Victoria Feed-In Tariff Changes

As of July 1 2018, the Victorian feed-in tariff has changed to reflect a new and revised time-varying tariff, this is a result of a revised feed-in tariff structure by the Victorian Essential Services Commission (ESC). A feed-in tariff is the…

How Much Energy Will A Solar System Produce for My Home?

Deciding on what size solar system your home needs for its average consumption patterns is often a difficult task because there are various factors that go into play to determine the best-fit solar system for your needs, as not all households…

Energy Efficiency In The Home

The growing awareness of how much energy we use and where it all comes from triggers most to think – how can I be smarter with my energy usage? Energy efficient habits are easy to adopt in an everyday lifestyle – no changes to your eating…

Enphase Micro Inverters VS Standard String System with DC Optimisers

Australian households are prone to all sorts of situations – a tree in the middle of the front yard and all sorts of shading situations which may affect the efficiency of a solar system. The assumption is when you install a solar panel…

Government Solar Rebates

Interested in solar but unsure where to begin or what government incentives are in place? When the solar industry began, the government introduced many incentives in the form of rebates to homeowners for installing solar panels. With many…

It's Time To Beat Blackouts!

Heatwaves, blackouts, air-conditioners, pedestal fans, electricity bills, icy poles, freezers in overdrive, sweat and tears. Summer of ’18 has been a big season for heatwaves and blackouts. More recently, South Eastern Australia experienced…

The Affect Power Bills Are Really Having On Australian Families

How is the rising price of electricity affecting Australians? How do Australians feel about their electricity bills? What could they be doing with that money? Well, we have some answers! Asking the question “How would cheaper energy bills…
Sunbank Solar Blog Swimming pools and energy usage

Swimming pools and Energy usage

Australia - the sunburnt country. And we love a backyard swimming pool. In 2015, 12% of the nation’s population live in a household with a swimming pool. With many advantages, it can become the pride and joy of your home. Relaxed afternoon,…