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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…

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…

Future-Proofing Against Rising Electricity Costs

Rising electricity costs are a burden that has affected most households and businesses around Australia, more so in recent years with the escalating cost of living. Going into retirement or setting your home up to future-proof against rising…

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…

Solar Makes Sense in 2018!

More homes around the neighbourhood are installing solar PV systems on their rooftops, it’s not just a trend – it’s a smart move toward saving on energy bills and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  Homeowners know the savings they should…

What is the Right Size for Me?

Getting the right size solar battery is the key to a good return on your solar investment  Solar batteries are not a one size fits all solution. Determined by your solar PV system and how you use power, a suitable battery capacity recommendation…
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Solar Battery Storage, it makes sense in 2018

We are lovers of the sun in Australia, and around 15 per cent of Australian households are embracing it with solar power. This makes us one of the world's biggest users of solar energy in the home, high-five! With the summer months comes longer…
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,…
Solar power your Christmas

Solar power your Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving and sharing in Christmas cheers. Nothing brings a smile to someone’s face, of all ages, like a spectacular lighting display. But that smile can also be taken away when the display brings with it an exorbitant…