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Do I Need Solar Batteries?

There’s no doubt about it. The future of renewable energy - even energy in general - lies in solar power. Using solar energy to generate electricity for your home allows you to take charge of your energy consumption in a manner that’s friendlier on the planet and...

How Does My Roof Affect My Solar?

So you’re thinking of having solar panels installed at your property? Great choice 😎 In this article, we will be talking about one of the least understood (but equally important) factors of how solar can help decrease your electricity bills. So without further adieu,...

Can somebody please tell me what a feed-in tariff is!?

As we roll into the new year, you might be considering how you can make your home more environmentally friendly and cut down on your consumption of non-renewable energy sources at the same time. You’ll be happy to know that the State Governments in Australia have...

Why Should I Go Solar In 2019?

Many of us make New Year’s Resolutions that we have difficulty keeping. Lose 5 kilos. Go back and study for our dream jobs. Save more money.   Well, what if we could help you keep that last resolution in 2019 by going solar!?   Going solar gives you the opportunity to...

The Future of Solar Power

Solar energy is emerging as one of the best renewable alternatives to our diminishing gas, coal, and oil supplies. We must reduce our dependence on fossil fuels that emit greenhouses gases, and are the major contributors to global warming and climate change. The...

How Solar Energy Systems Work

You know that solar power is free, clean, environmentally-friendly, quiet, and doesn’t give off any greenhouse gases, but just how does a solar energy system work? The sun produces a lot of energy, more than we could ever use in our life time, but to use this energy...

Things to Consider Before Going Solar

Once you’ve decided to change install a solar energy system, there are a few things you need to consider before you make the change. This includes your roof size, energy needs, how much sun your roof receives, choosing an installer, and whether you want to become...