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MEDIA RELEASE: CANBERRANS OFFERED SOLAR BATTERY REBATE UNDER NEXTGEN

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MEDIA RELEASE: CANBERRANS OFFERED SOLAR BATTERY REBATES UNDER NEXTGEN Friday 12th January 2018 SolarHub have been announced as one of the selected companies whom are able to offer subsidies under the latest round of the ACT Government’s Next Generation Storage Program (NextGen). The Next Generation Storage Grants program aims to facilitate the uptake of battery storage in the ACT. The program will support the roll-out of around 36MW of distributed battery storage in more than 5000 homes and businesses by 2020. This is one of the largest roll-outs of distributed solar battery storage technology in the world. Having successfully installed over 230 batteries read more…

Energy Saving Tips This Christmas

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Energy Saving Tips this Christmas Christmas should be a time for enjoyment- but can often be a stressful and expensive time of the year, filled with buying gifts, cooking meals, decorating, hosting the family, and forgetting all about just how much power you’re using- until you get the electricity bill shortly after. To help avoid post-Christmas electricity shock, we have put together a few ideas that can help reduce the impact you’re making on your electricity bill during this silly season, meaning you’re able to focus on more important things. Solar Power Decorations If you’re planning on stringing up some lights outside your read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: CANBERRA BATTERY OWNERS BAND TOGETHER TO SELL STORED ENERGY BACK TO THE GRID

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MEDIA RELEASE: CANBERRA BATTERY OWNERS BAND TOGETHER TO SELL STORED ENERGY BACK TO THE GRID Thursday 30th November 2017 New technology has been launched in Canberra this week which allows Canberra battery owners to sell stored energy back to the ACT grid at the press of a button. The technology from Reposit Power, Reposit Fleet, utilises a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) and takes advantage of more than 200 solar/battery systems installed in Canberra by SolarHub. These smart solar batteries allow Canberra owners to take advantage of an offer by ActewAGL Distribution (soon to be known as Evoenergy) to earn $1 read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: CANBERRA HOMES BATTLE TO BE ENERGY CHAMPIONS

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MEDIA RELEASE: CANBERRA HOMES BATTLE TO BE ENERGY CHAMPIONS Thursday 16th November 2017 ACT homes with solar and batteries are taking energy saving to the next level by competing with their neighbours to be named Canberra’s super solar heroes thanks to a new website by Reposit Power and SolarHub. Today saw the launch of Leaderboard the brainchild of Reposit Power and SolarHub that ranks solar battery customers on their solar production and consumption. The site is an initiative of the Government’s NextGen program which provides subsidies to home owners in the ACT to purchase solar batteries. Reposit Power CEO Dean read more…

Standards of Solar Installations

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Standards of Solar Installations The solar industry has undergone a lot of change and growth over the last 10-15 years since its initial boom. The prices of standard systems have reduced, while the performance and capability has increased. It has also seen the introduction of new technology, including optimisational technologies for home and business owners who can now learn more than ever about their energy habits, and adapt accordingly. But one of the most important aspects of the solar industry which has only grown further to protect the customer, and to help regulate quality are the solar regulations. To install read more…

Elements of a Solar System

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Elements of a Solar System So you have a solar PV system installed on your roof- but do you really understand what the parts are, and what they do? Below, we look at some of the basic components of a net-based solar system, and the importance they each play to help you generate your energy. Solar Panels The solar PV panels are the element that sit on your roof to collect the suns radiation. They will be installed on a roof space with optimal sunlight capacity- to help ensure you generate as much energy as possible for your home or business. This read more…

Why You Should Get Solar

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Why You Should Get Solar Solar panels are increasingly becoming a more common occurrence for home and business owners, and with so many benefits it is no wonder why. Below we have outlined a few key reasons that we believe you should go solar. Environmental Factors Solar PV systems are a great way to switch to a fossil-free energy source, and in turn reduce your carbon-footprint. In the ACT especially, there is a highly ambitious renewable energy target of 100% by 2020, meaning that incentives surrounding energy storage systems are available for home or businesses. Enquire with us today to read more…

When You Shouldn’t Buy Solar

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When You Shouldn’t Buy Solar Solar power is a fantastic solution for many home and business owners. It means they can begin to generate and even store their own energy, often resulting in reduced electricity bills, and greater energy independence. But despite these great benefits- it is important to note what is right for you, and that not everyone should buy solar. As such, when you’re investigating if it is worth it for you, ensure you take the time to talk to a solar representative who look at your home, and put together a report outlining your specific needs. If you’re in read more…

2017 NECA ACT Excellence Awards

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2017 NECA ACT EXCELLENCE AWARDS The National Electrical and Communications Association, commonly known as NECA, is a peak body that represents the interests of the electrical and communications contracting industry across Australia. They are responsible for training over 5,000 apprentices, placing them for on-the-job training with members of NECA where possible. NECA is also responsible for hosting an annual awards event, focusing on recognising excellence in projects across both state, and territories within Australia surrounding solar, and electrical work. SolarHub entered into the awards this year under the category for Energy Efficiency and Environment with their Project Altilium. This project focused read more…

Investing in Solar: Company Checklist

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Investing in Solar: Company Checklist Investing in solar should be an exciting and rewarding experience for a home or business owner, but now more than ever, there seems to be bountiful amounts of advice on which companies to trust, which panels work best, and what a typical system should look like. Unfortunately much of this advice does not come from a reputable source, and consequently we often see or hear of installations that do not last long,  don’t pass industry standards and can’t be turned on, or don’t even happen once the money is taken. By the time SolarHub gets involved, if it read more…