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How can I get the solar rebate in Victoria? Our step-by-step guide

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With Solar Victoria’s release of the second phase of the Solar Homes Package, there will be a new eligibility process to streamline your experience to claim your rebate. Here’s a handy guide to help you through the application process. What…

Important Solar Victoria Rebate Updates

After the abrupt closure of the Solar Victoria Panel Rebate, Victorians have been eagerly awaiting news of the second round of solar rebates starting on July 1st, 2019. Solar Victoria have now announced their plans for the second round of solar…

How to save on energy this winter

Winter is here! Whether you are frozen in Melbourne or slightly chilly in Perth we can all agree that it’s getting colder. Winter not only brings poor weather but can also bring higher power bills. Making some smart energy changes to your…

Essential Solar Knowledge For Western Australia

If you live in Western Australia, you already know that the energy market is regulated. Installing a solar and battery system could help you break free from the constraints of regulated energy and standard feed in tariffs, saving you money on…

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…