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…

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…

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…