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How will the federal election promises impact solar energy?

Climate change is a hot topic and with the federal election around the corner we have had a look at what the current election promises could mean for solar and renewable energy. Coalition Scott Morrison has pledged $2 billion for projects…

Energy usage habits costing you the most money

Is the burden of high energy bills getting you down? Here’s the energy usage habits that might be costing you the most money. Stand-by power Do you know many of your appliances or devices are on standby 24/7? Most of us fall victim to standby…

How many solar panels can power a house?

Once you understand how solar works, the next question would be how many solar panels you need to get the most benefit out of the sun. Solar is not one-size fits all solution Whilst solar does help you save on energy charges, it is recommended…

Schools to install solar under new Federal initiative

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has announced a new initiative for schools around Australia to minimise the cost of energy. The Solar Schools Program aims to help schools to install solar panels and battery storage systems through the…

Feed-in tariffs: everything you need to know

Your feed-in tariff is the rate you earn for energy your solar sends to the grid. It’s important to know what your rates are, as these may vary. Why do you earn a feed-in tariff? Feed-in tariffs are one of the Government’s financial…

Top tips on how to save on energy charges with solar

Ready to switch to solar but unsure how you can actively use solar to reduce energy charges? Here’s our top tips on how to save with solar! Tip #1 – Get your pool pump working while the sun is out Reduce your running costs by having your…

Media Release: Solar Revolution Hits 30,000 Homes

9 April 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: More than 30,000 Victorian households have embraced the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Solar Homes program, reducing their power bills and helping supply more energy to our electricity grid. This week the…

Solar Jargon Buster

We try to make solar as simple as we can but sometimes we can’t help but use the technical terms. That’s why we have created a Jargon Buster to help demystify the solar terminology we use.     Terminology Explanation PV Photovoltaics…

The rise of energy bills over the last 10 years

The rise of energy bills has caused an incredible strain on thousands of Australian households. Enormous rate increases by energy retailers have resulted in thousands of households facing power disconnections because of unpaid bills. Over two…