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A Brief History of Solar Panels

We often think of solar power as a modern form of technology, but using the sun to generate energy dates back at least to the middle of the 19th century. At the height of the Industrial Revolution, engineers developed different types of solar plants which heated up water, creating the steam necessary to drive machinery…

IKEA

IKEA Unveils More Solar Energy Projects

Swedish furniture giant IKEA is investing more money into its renewables offerings, particularly its solar storage solutions and their development in Australia. The company plans to convert one of its stores to being 100% renewables-powered. This will be the first store to go 100% renewable and this move comes after IKEA rolled out its retail…

Win a 6.6kW Solar System

To celebrate our 10 year anniversary, we are giving away a free solar system to one lucky customer. If you’ve been thinking about going solar, there’s definitely no better time. Celebrating 10 Years of Great Solar Service Halcol Energy has been providing quality solar system installations in Queensland since 2010. That’s right, we’re 10 years…

Halcol Energy Celebrates 10 Years

When Andy Colley and Andy Halford migrated from England to train as helicopter pilots, little did they know they would end up founding the largest solar installation company on the Sunshine Coast! The year 2020 marks 10 years since the pair established Halcol Energy and began servicing the whole Sunshine Coast region for their solar…