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The Victorian State Election – What It Means If You Are Thinking of Installing Solar

The impending Victorian Government election can be the difference between you installing a solar system with a 50 per cent rebate or not. Here’s what could happen if you are thinking of installing solar. designed to help Victorian homeowners…

Summer of Solar

Longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures mean that not only will the sun be more prevalent but will shine for a longer period of the day – perfect for your solar. Welcome to the summer of solar.  How does solar help save on energy costs?…

Victorian Large-scale Solar Battery

Located just west of Melbourne, Ballarat will soon be home to Victoria’s large-scale 30MW solar battery! So, what does this mean for the region of Ballarat? forms part of the Victorian Government’s plan to make energy more affordable. Recently…

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…

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…

Savings For The Life Of The System

Homeowners installing solar look forward to the savings that they will be receiving when generating their own clean, solar energy and then using energy stored in a battery. With energy retailers continuously raising rates for homeowners far…

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…

How Many Solar Panels Can I Install?

Like any other building modification, there may be restrictions on how much solar you can install on your home and these limitations are determined by energy network distributors. There are energy distributors all over Australia and each have…

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…