Our Windows Could Become Solar Panels Which Store Power for Two Decades!

Swedish scientists claim that they’ve made a breakthrough that could transform our humble windows into solar panels and that the captured energy could be stored for decades. This potentially ground-breaking innovation, developed by scientists at Chalmers University of technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, could make lithium ion batteries redundant. The tech involves a combination of a…

Bloomhill Cancer Care Christmas Appeal

Halcol Energy are proud to support a tremendous local charity who are doing great things for Sunshine Coast residents all year round. For Bloomhill’s 2019 charity auction, we were happy to donate a 5kW solar energy system and are proud to support such a worthwhile charity. We’re also asking our loyal customers to help support…

The STC Rate Drop is Coming in 2020

How Does it All Work? The Australian federal governments offer the owners of rooftop solar systems an incentive that’s often referred to as a rebate. It’s not actually a rebate as you don’t have to apply for it; in fact, the incentive is the Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs) which you can use against the initial…

Attention Moreton Bay homeowners!

Gary is your local Halcol Energy solar specialist, he can help you start saving money on your energy bill. You’ll be able to visit Gary at the Peninsula Shopping Centre from Thursday 7th November to Sunday 10th November and have all of your solar questions answered. ✔️ Peninsula Shopping Centre ✔️ Thursday 7th November – Sunday 10th…

Tesla Megapack Unveiled in Australia

In recent years, Tesla has been taking giant strides towards creating renewable energy in Australia. From their Powerpacks to Powerwalls, each product created by this manufacturer has been more innovative than the last. However, they have broken the mould with their latest product, the Megapack. The Megapack is going to change solar power in Australia…

Halcol head to the outback!

Halcol Energy recently travelled 14 hours inland for a warranty issue on a ground mount solar system installed for the Veterans Retreat 8 years ago. We replaced the inverter with a newer up-to date inverter that we are able to monitor from our office! This is another example of the lengths we go to, making…

The Cheapest Energy Plans When you go Solar

The rapidly changing climate and energy crisis, that is also a global concern, has become more important than ever to not only find but also use alternative energy sources. Although there are many options available, solar power is the most convenient in sunny Australia. Most people foster a belief that transitioning from fossil fuel energy…

Sunshine Coast Goes Solar in a Big Way

With a name like the Sunshine Coast, it seems only natural that the progression into solar energy would be a reality as opposed to a maybe theory. It’s 350,000 inhabitants make the Sunshine Coast the third most inhabited region in Queensland, which, in turn, equates to high consumption of energy balanced by equally higher demand.…