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Get More From Your Solar Power With A Battery System

The price of solar battery storage is becoming more affordable for the average homeowner Rebates, cash back deals and solar credits can make the purchase even more affordable Federal initiative encourages small businesses to install battery systems by offering a tax deduction Adelaide is offering a rebate of up to $5,000 for installing battery-based solar […]

Solar rebates and power prices drive record installs

2017 was the busiest year on record for solar installers nationwide with homeowners and increasingly businesses embracing the technology as a way to guard themselves against the massive increases in energy prices already experienced and those still to come. Over the last 2 years, power prices have increased by between 150% and 240% in the […]

Australia can become a global renewable energy superstar

Ramez Naam of Singularity University in Silicon Valley believes Australia, as one of the sunniest and windiest places on earth, has untapped renewable energy potential Compared to other countries in the world Australia currently has high solar radiation but low installed solar capacity But as demand for solar increases, technology is improving and prices are […]

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Solar Rebate under attack

Pressure is mounting from within the ranks of the back benches of the Turnbull Government to scrap the solar rebates available to homeowners to install solar panels, worth around $4,000 for a 6kW system. The charge is being led by Tony Abbott who said recently that “Australians are paying far too much for our emissions […]

Too much solar not a problem, yet….

According to a Tony Wood from the Grattan Institute, Too much solar power produced in off-peak periods may cause grid issues, depress wholesale prices and lead retailers to reduce Feed in tariff amounts. Others, such as research firm Green Energy Markets say it’s not currently a serious issue and one that can be solved relatively simply […]

6 reasons you should invest in a solar system for your home in 2018

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last few years, you would have noticed solar panels across many Australian homes and businesses. The reason for this is because first and foremost solar cuts your electricity bills substantially and systems pay for themselves within 3-5 years through lower bills. In case you need convincing […]

Why Queensland, NSW and Victoria Are Facing Power Price Hikes

A new report by the McKell Institute criticises government inaction to halt the increase of wholesale gas prices. It blames the export of LNG for making gas powered plants at home more expensive to run. Many consumers are also unable to negotiate long term contracts with suppliers. Government reforms instigated last year are insufficient to […]

Record Power Prices Prompt Australians To Look for Energy Alternatives

Australians are looking for energy alternatives due to high power bills and unreliable grid. Rise of solar power microgrids to create local energy and lower power costs. Western Australia’s Horizon Power, AusNet Services and Enova Energy are companies trialling microgrids of varying sizes. Australia recognising the benefits of going off grid as more and more […]