Interest-Free Loan’s Hidden Costs

For someone wanting to install a solar system or invest in a green energy efficient project, but can’t quite afford the upfront costs, an interest-free loan sounds like a great deal, and in honesty, too good to be true. The trend of advertising “Interest-free” is becoming increasingly popular amongst lenders and companies offering personal loans […]

NSW Solar Incentives Announced For Home-Owners

The upcoming State election in New South Wales has had the Labor and Liberal parties at war to win votes via the announcement of renewable energy incentives. Both parties have now announced the release of renewable energy programs for homeowner-occupiers with a combined income of $180,000 should they be voted in at the March 23rd […]

Battery Storage For Solar – What You Need To Know

This year an expected 70,000 Australian households are predicted to install batteries according to Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) who specialise in research for clean energy. This will make Australia 30% of the global battery demand forecasted for 2019 with battery uptake to triple across the nation. So why have batteries suddenly become the trend for Australia […]

Safety and Inspections For Solar Systems

Late last year Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor announced his concern that a substantial amount of rooftop solar installations across Australia may be unsafe or at risk. This was based from a national audit report that found up to one-quarter of all rooftop solar installations inspected since 2011 posed a “severe or high risk”. Another […]

What’s The Maximum Size Solar System I Can Install?

If you’ve been considering installing solar or expanding your current system you may have an ideal size in mind that will fulfil your energy needs and hopefully make your reliance on the grid minimal. However, you may not know that each state’s local electricity networks have restrictions on the size system your property can install […]