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How will solar actually save on my energy bills?

High energy bills and unreliability of the national grid are two of the more pressing reasons why over 2 million households have installed solar. Prompting many to ask, how will solar actually save on my energy bills? Here’s an explanation…

New Year's Resolution for Homeowners

We live in one of the sunniest countries in the world but pay some of the highest prices for energy. The beginning of 2019 will see many think about new year’s resolutions to make them better off, here’s one for homeowners to last a lifetime.…

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…

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…

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…