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Why Choose Fronius Inverter

2019-09-13T16:28:00+10:00

Why should you be picky with your solar inverter? Because it is the heart of your PV system. An Austrian brand, Fronius quickly made a cult following in Melbourne, Victoria, and many other parts of Australia, as a top-notch solar inverter. What sets it apart from other solar inverters? Below, we have listed all [...]

Why Choose Fronius Inverter 2019-09-13T16:28:00+10:00

Adding Solar Panels to Existing Solar System

2019-09-13T15:42:20+10:00

Why would you want to do this? To save more on energy costs. Here’s how you should go about adding solar panels to your existing solar system. What are your options? You can add more solar panels using your existing inverter. Your inverter’s rated peak power can be maximized up to 133%. For example, you [...]

Adding Solar Panels to Existing Solar System 2019-09-13T15:42:20+10:00

How to clean solar panels on the roof

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

Cleaning your solar panels often isn’t necessary. Any dust or pollen will be washed away by natural rainfall. However, if you live in a dusty or dry area or your panels are tilted minimally, you might have to clean them often.  Dirty solar panels absorb less sunlight and in turn, generate less electricity.  Also, [...]

How to clean solar panels on the roof 2019-07-15T10:06:00+10:00

Victorians Are Going Crazy For Solar, Here’s Why

2019-08-08T10:14:30+10:00

Victorians Are Going Crazy For Solar, Here's Why Advertorial Warning: Do not pay your next energy bill until you read this. Victorians saving BIG on Solar.. It's the worst kept secret in Victoria, and the power companies would definitely prefer you didn't know about it! As of July 1st, the Victorian [...]

Victorians Are Going Crazy For Solar, Here’s Why 2019-08-08T10:14:30+10:00

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