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7 Reasons Why Now is the Right Time to Install Solar

During these times with more people at home power bills will increase. Solar pays for itself and saves you money from day one and keeps doing it for years. Now more than ever, solar makes great financial sense.

When you consider these seven top reasons for getting solar power installation now, you realise why many families regard solar as essential in helping provide economic security for the household, and why now is the perfect time to go solar.
1. With More People at Home Power Use – And Power Bills – Will Surge
With in-home isolation due to the corona virus there …

Are solar home batteries the future?

Instead of buying a solar system alone, why not invest in a battery and solar combination instead?
The benefits of a solar and battery combination benefits are obvious.

From increased electricity bill savings to blackout prevention, why are not all customers in Sydney and regional NSW choosing a battery and solar bundle?

Why are some customers still commit to solar only and leave the battery purchase for another day?

More recently the feed-in tariff FIT), meaning the money solar system owners get paid to export solar to the grid has been reduced again.

From a high of 60cents for each kWh exported in 2009, we …

Is the LG NeON H Ideal for Australia Conditions?

With improved high temperature performance, salt corrosion resistance, hail and wind resistance and a country wide LG 25-year product and performance warranty, LG NeON H solar Panels are uniquely suited to Australian climate and conditions.

The Australian environment features harsh conditions with extremes from storms to winter snows to searing summer heat. WithBacked with LG’s stability, the characteristics of the LG NeON H panels make them the ideal choice of solar panels for Australia.
The LG NeON H Panel is a Safe Choice
There is now way to sugarcoat it – the Australian solar market has been a minefield for Australian …

LG Leads with the Advanced NeON H 390W Solar Panel

The advanced LG NeON H solar panels build upon LG’s solar technology leadership. The technology in the NeON H panels positions them as the flagship range to replace LG’s most popular panel in Australia, the NeON 2. With the LG NeON H 390W solar panels now available in Australia, let’s take a closer look at some key technologies in the panel.
A History of Solar Research and Innovation
With leading expertise in the research, design and manufacturing of semi-conductor technology, LG (at the time known as GoldStar Electronics) first began researching multicrystalline solar cells in …

The Risks of Cheap Solar

In this blog we look the risks of cheap solar and how some solar installers can offer solar at cheap prices.  We give advice on choosing a reputable solar panel supplier.
Most people will have seen the ads in their social feeds or on the internet for cheap 6.6kW solar systems priced for $3,200 or less. LIMITED OFFER or SALE ENDS SOON shout the banners, often featuring ex Aussie cricket captains.

Then you will see ads for other 6.6kW systems that are hundreds of dollars more. We often get asked by our customers “Why is some solar so cheap?” …

Skylight Warranty – It is All in the Tube!

Most Tubular Skylights Only Have a 10-Year Warranty. MaxLight’s Have 20-Years. Why the Big Difference?
If you are considering brightening your home with tubular skylights, you need to consider that not all skylights are made equal. Most so-called “industry leading” tubular skylights come with only a 10-year warranty for the customer, whereas the MaxLight skylight, designed and manufactured in Australia by SolarBright, offers the industry best 20-year warranty on the tube.

Before we explain why, let’s look at the major components that make up a tubular skylight.

All tubular skylights consist of 4 major components:…

Energy Star Rating & NFRC Standards for Skylights

Several skylight brands advertise their products with the energy star logo attached, the certification and logo of energy star rating are from USA and is given to any product that can be proven to reduce energy usage.

The logo is used by many certified products and skylights is one of them, The Energy star logo is a registered trademark for USEPA and can only be used for the products that have been tested and certified to the NFRC standards.

Manufacturers that have their products tested to NFRC standards and have proven to have minimum performance requirement can then also apply to participate …

Power Bills Doubling

Over the past several months, COVID-19 has turned the world upside down and some impacts of coronavirus are still coming to light. One of the latest developments are families are seeing their power bills double.

With unprecedented numbers of Australians working from home, cooking more meals, and not going on holidays, household energy usage across the country has more than doubled. In fact, since stay-at-home restrictions began in March, energy bills have shot up by 105% on average.

According to Domain, “in March 2019, the average household used 513kWh of power across the month, or 16.5kWh per day, which shot up …

Why More Australians Are Turning to Solar Power

More Australians are adopting solar power, with more than 2 million households across the country now relying upon this renewable natural resource. As accessibility to solar energy grows, this number continues to increase each year.

Queensland is leading the way in terms of the number of solar-powered households across the country, with four of the top five solar postcodes. It seems that many residents of the Sunshine State are taking advantage of their abundant sunshine and converting it into energy to power their homes.

The benefits of using solar power as opposed to other energy sources are quite powerful. In …

How Much Does a Solar Power System Save and is Solar Worth It?

Is solar worth it? How much does a solar power system save?

We hear these questions from family, friends, commentators and of course, from customers. There are legitimate reasons for people to ask these important questions and in this blog so we will seek to answer them and address some of the reasons why they are asked.

If we look at solar panels from a technical point of view, we know that solar panels produce electricity which can be used immediately by households or stored in a solar system battery solution for later use.

There are no arguments whether solar panels can …

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