Is your roof suitable for solar?

Posted by Lillie Gredley on Aug 21, 2017 5:23:45 PM
There are a number of factors that impact your roof's suitability for solar:
  • Roof area and shading
  • Roof material and pitch
  • Direction
  • Your current switchboard


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Topics: solar energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, residential solar

Increase in Victorian Solar Feed-in Tariffs Explained

Posted by Lillie Gredley on Aug 1, 2017 3:15:31 PM

Great news for Victoria! As of 1 July 2017, the solar feed-in tariff for households will officially be increased from 5c/kWh to a minimum of 11.3c/kWh.A feed-in tariff is a payment for electricity fed into the supply grid from a renewable energy source, such as a solar system. The primary aim of feed-in tariffs is to encourage the adoption of renewable energy. In the past, consumers have felt short-changed by tariffs that do not accurately reflect wholesale electricity price increases and this news comes at a time when households are feeling the effects of recent electricity price hikes.There really has never been a better time to install solar for your home!

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Topics: renewable energy, solar energy, energy efficiency, feed-in tariffs, government incentives

The world's biggest battery storage solution is coming to South Australia, but what does it mean for you?

Posted by Lillie Gredley on Jul 27, 2017 3:19:48 PM

Elon Musk has agreed to build the world’s biggest lithium ion battery in South Australia in 100 days.

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Topics: renewable energy, solar energy, battery storage, energy efficiency, sustainability