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Understanding time-varying feed-in tariffs

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 22-May-2018 08:34:45
From 1 July 2018, the Essential Services Commission (ESC) has announced that energy retailers in Victoria must offer at least one of two feed-in tariffs (FiTs):
  • the time varying FiT and/or
  • the single-rate FiT
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Topics: solar energy, energy efficiency, feed-in tariffs, solar pv

Jim's Energy Post-Installation Guide

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 10-Apr-2018 11:15:55

Congratulations! Your solar system has been installed - but what happens next?

Jim's Energy explains the post-installation process for residential solar energy and some common misconceptions.

  • When will my solar system start producing energy?
  • How long will it take for my electricity retailer to connect my system to the grid?
  • When will my feed-in tariff appear on my electricity bill?
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Topics: solar energy, energy efficiency, feed-in tariffs, residential solar, solar pv, electricity retailer, grid connection

What's the best way to finance a solar system?

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 20-Mar-2018 17:10:21
If you're considering solar for your home, you're probably weighing up the options for financing your project.

There's no 'best way' to finance a solar system, but this article explains some of the most popular ways to finance a residential solar energy project:

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Topics: renewable energy, solar energy, feed-in tariffs, residential solar, solar pv, solar finance

Jim's Energy launches in NSW

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 23-Feb-2018 09:21:51

After the success of our inital launch in Victoria, Jim's Energy has now officially expanded to New South Wales. Offering a portfolio of solutions to improve households' energy efficiency, Jim's Energy specialises in the supply and install of residential solar, energy storage, energy broking and energy monitoring systems.

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Topics: renewable energy, solar energy, battery storage, energy efficiency, sustainability, residential solar, jim's energy, community solar, solar pv, Jim's group

Customer demand surges for Jim's Energy

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 25-Jan-2018 16:18:05

As 2017 comes to a close, Jim’s Energy, celebrates its launch and huge growth, having already installed solar systems for hundreds of customers throughout Victoria. Divisional Manager, Erik Zimmerman says:

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Topics: renewable energy, solar energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, residential solar, jim's energy, community solar, incentives, solar pv, neighbourhood solar, Jim's group, Jim's

Jim's Group goes Solar!

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 05-Dec-2017 09:47:52

Jim Penman explains why Jim's Group has gone solar.

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Topics: solar energy, jim's energy, Jim's group, Jim's

The Solar Bulk Buy Experts

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 04-Dec-2017 11:02:04

Jim’s Energy are proud to offer solar bulk buy campaigns through our corporate and independent organisation and community energy partners.

We were recently selected as the preferred supplier for the Strathbogie Bulk Buy run by the Yarra Energy Foundation and have installed over 450kW of solar across the region. Jim’s Energy are bulk buy specialists with over 200 solar bulk buy and solar neighbourhoods completed since 2007. We have more collective experience than any other company in Australia.

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Topics: residential solar, community solar, incentives, solar pv, neighbourhood solar

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) Explained

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 19-Oct-2017 15:40:08

This week, the federal government announced that they will be moving from the Clean Energy Target (CET) proposed by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, to a new energy policy called the National Energy Guarantee (NEG). This is big news in the industry, after a tumultuous year and many months of indecision.

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STCs set to drop an additional 6.5% on 1 January

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 02-Oct-2017 17:27:15

Did you know the price of Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STCs) has dropped dramatically over the last few months and is showing no signs of slowing down?

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4 big reasons to go solar in 2018

Posted by Lillie Gredley on 31-Aug-2017 16:28:22

No matter how many panels you can fit on your roof, going solar will certainly have a positive impact in reducing your electricity bills and carbon emissions.

  • Generous return on investment
  • Feed-in tariffs
  • Battery ready status
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Topics: solar energy, feed-in tariffs, residential solar, jim's energy