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Home Solar Battery System

If you have a home solar battery then you’ll use it to power your appliances after sundown or on days when there’s not much sunlight anyway. For some people having a battery is more about independence and going greener, whereas for others it’s a financial decision. Having a large enough solar array and solar battery…

TESLA Solar Panel Roof – the Next Solar Shingles

Australia has been somewhat distracted by lots of updates on giga-factories and Tesla’s electric vehicle news, but hasn’t been paying so much attention to the company’s renewable energy department. This department has, it seems, been busy with setting out its stall for its solar shingles. The news hit Twitter when Tesla mega-fan Tesla Tom announced…

The Benefits of Renewable Energy

We’re all used to seeing rooftops covered in solar panels, hilltop turbines and even backyard windmills now and there’s no doubt that renewable energy is A Good Thing. Renewable energy, which includes biomass, hydropower and geothermal energy as well as wind and solar, is increasingly a part of our lives, but there are more advantages…

What Are the Best Batteries for Solar Panels?

Australian consumers are starting to realise that solar batteries are worth the investment, especially with prices coming down and people wanting more independence from the grid in the wake of regular blackouts and bushfires. A solar battery lets you control and optimise your power production and consumption much more finely, but as it’s not a…

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost in Australia?

Primarily, of course, the price of your solar installation is determined by the size in kiloWatts (kW) that you choose. There are also variations according to season and manufacturer, but in the main prices are fairly consistent and stable. One thing’s for certain, solar panel cost has gone down! Ten or so years ago, you…

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The Premium Solar Inverters in Australia

Your solar inverter transforms the DC electricity generated by your panels into AC power so that your household appliances can use it. Most inverters also monitor your system’s performance and give you feedback. There are lots of different manufacturers of inverters and these makers also have several different models and sizes so that households can…