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Has the Solar Rebate Ended

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 A Clarification On The Solar Rebate Ending In the famous words of Douglas Adams, we would like to tell all of our readers: Don’t Panic. Over the last few weeks, it would seem that many of you have been bombarded with late night calls, and unwarranted emails advising that you need to rush out and buy solar right now, or else you will not be eligible for any solar rebate in the ACT. This is understandably confusing, so we thought we would try to clear a little of it up and stop the state wide panic before we all forget our towels. Is the Solar Rebate Ending? read more…

Going Off-Grid with an Energy Storage System

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 Going Off-Grid with an Energy Storage System Energy storage systems are fast becoming a popular investment for many homes or businesses that have, or are installing solar. With exciting technologies already on the market, including the Tesla Powerwall, and LG RESU, it would appear as if energy independence is finally within grasp for many. Yet do these technologies make you independent from the grid, and how essential is it to generate all of your own energy? These are some of the more frequently asked questions regarding energy storage systems, which we hope to answer for you below. Do energy storage read more…

Top Considerations When Choosing a Solar Company

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 Top Considerations When Choosing a Solar Company Investing in solar panels is often a big purchase for both home and business, and many considerations need to be taken into account. With so many companies out there offering seemingly the same service, it can become difficult to understand the difference between the options. Below, we outline some of our key points we think every solar buyer should consider when choosing a solar company. Have They Seen Your Roof? Every roof is going to be different when it comes to installing solar. The angle of the roof, the direction, the height, and read more…

Why Choose Solar?

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 Why Choose Solar? Home owners all around Australia are becoming more energy independent by generating their own electricity using the sun’s radiation- and the word about solar is spreading fast. The Climate Council (TCC, 2015) reported that within Australia over 1.4 million rooftop solar systems had been installed as of September 2015. We have outlined some of the top reasons we believe Australians are choosing to go solar: Reduce Your Electricity Bills Solar PV panels can help reduce electricity prices for homes and businesses by allowing consumers to create their own useable energy. Depending on system size and consumption habits, consumers are read more…