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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?…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…