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Capitalising on the Sun

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 Capitalising on the Sun Commercial solar is booming. A recent report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (2018) stated that businesses with solar installed have more than doubled in 2018 from the previous year. Sunwiz (2018) have also reported that the Large-Scale Generation Certificates (LGC) reached a record high volume of 2020MW in 2018, with the projected total volume being 2248MW. These figures are indicative of the growth in confidence for commercial solar, with further reports suggesting 2019 could be an even bigger year yet (2018). So why are so many businesses making the jump to solar? We break down the read more…

Summer. Simmer. Solar

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 Summer. Simmer. Solar If you haven’t already melted in this heat you may be among the many that are wondering if running the air conditioner 24/7 is a feasible solution. Yet with energy prices looking as if they will steadily rise (2018) and the heat wave continuing through Australia (Guardian, 2018) for the foreseeable future, it can make these decisions extremely costly. Instead, ensuring you take advantage of the available sunshine and applying some easy energy saving tips, you can gain greater control over your energy and subsequent electricity bills. Windows and Blinds It may seem like a very basic idea read more…

SUNNY REGARDS FROM 2018: A YEAR IN REVIEW

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 SUNNY REGARDS FROM 2018: A YEAR IN REVIEW 2018 was a big year for the solar industry with the Clean Energy Regulator reporting that 1 in 5 homes has now installed rooftop solar in Australia (November, 2018). This growth is reflective of the decreasing price of systems, advancing technologies and increasing electricity prices which are reportedly now double what they were a decade ago (SMH 2018). Other factors that contributed to this growth in 2018 were the introduction of the Victorian Government rebate, offering up to 50% off an average 4kW solar panel system (which currently equates to $2,225) for read more…

Our SolarHub ACT Showroom has moved

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 Our SolarHub ACT Showroom has moved   Our SolarHub ACT showroom has moved to unit 2 of 157 Flemington road, Mitchell. The showroom is adorned with SolarHub branding and customer parking can be found out the front of the building. All phone numbers and emails remain the same with the best contact being via (02) 6140 4678 or sales@solarhub.net.au The move is a result of the increased interest in solar by the wider community, and the subsequent expanding sales team. With recent reports from Solar Citizens (2018) finding that 21.6% of stand-alone houses in Australia now have solar, the market is continuing to prove read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: Leukaemia Foundation Solar Installation

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 MEDIA RELEASE: Leukaemia Foundation Solar Installation   Today marks the launch of an installation of a 11.88kW solar PV system, 2 LG Chem batteries and Reposit energy management technologies on the Leukaemia Foundation building, ACT. This installation was made possible through various collaborative partners supporting this innovative $40,000 project include Canberra’s leading Medical Charity the John James Foundation, ActewAGL via its Solar Grants Program,  ACT Government via its Next Generation Energy Storage Grants, SolarHub by contributing probono construction, coordination and certification works and Reposit Power, for their energy management technologies designed to support local energy networks when energy supply demands are seasonally read more…

New-Build Homes

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 New-Build Homes Are you looking to put solar PV panels on your new build or newly renovated home? At SolarHub we have extensive experience in both and have helped over 8000 customers throughout the ACT, NSW, Sydney and Victoria generate their own energy through solar PV. Knowing when to get  in touch and what is involved can help in the planning process and can help save you time and money. Planning If possible, get in contact with SolarHub as early as possible in the building process. This will allow us to discuss your energy requirements with yourself and to ensure that read more…

SMALL-SCALE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATES

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 SMALL-SCALE TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATES When you install a solar PV system you may be eligible for federal government financial incentives in the form of Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STC’s). These STC’s are generated for every megawatt hour of eligible renewable energy and are traded on the STC market. AM I ELIGIBLE? A SolarHub representative can guide you if you’re uncertain, however STC’s should be available for you if you comply with the following: You are installing a solar PV system on your home or business The system complies with Australian standards and certified by the Clean Energy Council Installed by an accredited read more…

Inaugural SolarHub Tipping Results

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Inaugural SolarHub Tipping Results Earlier this year SolarHub ran their inaugural tipping competition with $1750 worth of prizes to be won by participants. Covering AFL, NRL, Super Rugby and Super Netball, the competition was fierce among the participants, however only a few could win. Below we have outlined those winners for each sport category as well as the overall winner who accumulated the most points across all 4 sports. Congratulations to all the winners, and good luck tipping next year. Overall Winners Kieran Higgins Briony Geier Paul Fogarty NRL Winners Grant Sands Matt Cotter Briony Geier AFL Winners Keiran Higgins read more…

SolarHub Expands to the South Coast

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 SolarHub Expands to the South Coast SolarHub have opened up an office in Batemans Bay, South Coast. With over 8000 solar systems already installed throughout the ACT, NSW, South Coast and Victoria, SolarHub stand as an experienced player in the solar power industry with a wealth knowledge to impart. “SolarHub are thrilled to open up this office on the South Coast. We have been increasingly asked over the years if we can service the area and this seems like the next logical step for us to expand and offer a local presence.”  SolarHub CEO, Benn Masters says. Further, residents of the read more…

MEDIA RELEASE: SolarHub secures naming rights sponsorship with Netball ACT

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 SOLARHUB SECURES EXCLUSIVE NAMING RIGHTS SPONSORSHIP WITH NETBALL ACT FOR AN ADDITIONAL 3 YEARS 21st September 2018 SolarHub, a leader in the solar energy industry, have signed on for another 3 years of naming rights sponsorship with Netball ACT. The sponsorship is the result of a successful initial 3 years between the two companies which saw the centre being renamed as the SolarHub ACT Netball Centre in 2015, and 50kW of panels installed on the centre’s roof. This solar installation has aided Netball ACT to reduce their energy consumption by 38 percent, saving a projected average of $400,000 over 25 read more…