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How Long Do Solar Panels Last

2019-07-15T10:06:28+10:00

Manufacturers give a 25 or 30-year warranty for solar panels. Therefore you can be sure that your solar panel will last at least that long operating at peak efficiency. Panels still operate after the warranty period but at reduced efficiency.  However, they can only function longer if they aren’t damaged by debris, wind, or [...]

How Long Do Solar Panels Last 2019-07-15T10:06:28+10:00

How Much Roof Space for Solar Panels

2019-06-10T15:53:53+10:00

Looking for a way to cut your household energy bill? You are not alone. Most property owners in the country are in search of affordable, sustainable energy. While the country boasts ideal weather conditions to tap solar energy, the current use of this renewable energy is low. According to Geoscience Australia, the country receives [...]

How Much Roof Space for Solar Panels 2019-06-10T15:53:53+10:00

6 Ways to Protect Your Solar Panels

2019-06-10T15:41:25+10:00

Are you a homeowner using solar energy in Australia? Are you worried about the safety of your solar panels? If your answer is yes, it is time to learn how you can protect your solar energy system. More property owners now leverage the benefits of solar energy in the country. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency [...]

6 Ways to Protect Your Solar Panels 2019-06-10T15:41:25+10:00

What is a solar rebate in Victoria and how to claim it

2019-05-15T14:42:32+10:00

Victorian households can claim a rebate for their solar PV system installed on or after 19 August 2018, or their solar hot water replacement for a hot water system that’s at least 3 years old from the date of purchase. This is one of the Victorian government’s more recent strategies to encourage more households [...]

What is a solar rebate in Victoria and how to claim it 2019-05-15T14:42:32+10:00

How much money do you save with solar panels in Melbourne

2019-05-15T14:19:12+10:00

Installing solar panels in your home can save you money in a number of ways. You have to understand, however, that the complete return on your investment, or the payback time, may take years - between two and seven years, on average. The payback time, in turn, will depend on several factors, including your [...]

How much money do you save with solar panels in Melbourne 2019-05-15T14:19:12+10:00

How Many Solar Panels Will You Need?

2019-04-17T09:47:53+10:00

So, you’ve decided to make your household greener by switching at least part of your energy consumption to solar power. There are a number of things you need to consider before making the switch, and one of the questions you need answered is: How many solar panels will you need to power your home [...]

How Many Solar Panels Will You Need? 2019-04-17T09:47:53+10:00

How much do solar panels cost in Melbourne

2019-04-05T00:19:35+10:00

Why should you consider installing solar panels in Melbourne? Aside from the environmental sustainability aspect of using solar panels, harnessing the sun’s energy to support some of your home’s energy needs will also lead to considerable savings in electricity bills. But, of course, there are outright expenses for installation and other related costs. Switching [...]

How much do solar panels cost in Melbourne 2019-04-05T00:19:35+10:00

What You Need to Know Before Investing in Solar Panels

2019-04-05T00:20:11+10:00

Now that you know some basic information about solar energy, let's take a look at some information you should know before you invest money into a system. 1. How do solar panels work? Solar panels are comprised of a number of cells which convert light energy into electricity. While the first [...]

What You Need to Know Before Investing in Solar Panels 2019-04-05T00:20:11+10:00

How to choose the right solar panel system for your home

2019-04-05T00:24:07+10:00

Just like purchasing a home, purchasing a solar panel system is a long-term investment and there are many factors that you should take into consideration. Rather than trying to figure them out for yourself, we've put them into an easy list below. 1. Solar Panel Cost Cost is generally the first [...]

How to choose the right solar panel system for your home 2019-04-05T00:24:07+10:00

7 Things You Should Know About Solar Energy

2019-04-05T00:24:50+10:00

These 7 pieces of info will get your solar knowledge base off to a good start. 1. Converting Solar Energy to Solar Power The two main methods for transforming solar energy into usable solar power are: Direct or photovoltaic (PV) cells – These convert the sun’s energy (sunlight) through solar panels [...]

7 Things You Should Know About Solar Energy 2019-04-05T00:24:50+10:00