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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 …

7 Reasons to Choose Max Power Solar Panels Now LG Solar Has Gone.

LG has left the solar market. Customers who want premium quality solar panels with superior technology and features are scratching their heads about which panel to choose. In this article we look at 7 Reasons to choose the Max Power Solar MPS-390N as the obvious alternative to the LG Neon H+ Solar Panel.

For many years the LG NeON panels were considered the best available in the Australian market, featuring leading technology backed with a long (25-year) product warranty.

Now LG solar is gone, customers who wanted LG panels must now consider other panel brands. When selecting another panel brand, you need …

The Top 5 Solar Myths Debunked

If you’ve heard some wild claims about solar energy and wondered if they’re true, you’re in the right place. Let’s look at some common solar energy myths and then analyse the facts. 

solar power myth
1. Solar panels don’t work when it’s cloudy
The optimal weather conditions for solar panels are clear, sunny days. When your solar panels receive uninterrupted, direct sunlight, they will perform at their best. Clouds obviously reduce the amount of direct sunlight your panels receive, and therefore reduce solar energy production. However, it’s not …

Calculate Your Solar Panel Payback Period with These Simple Steps

Beyond contributing to increased sustainability and energy efficiency, solar power systems can create considerable savings for your household by reducing your energy bill. While the initial investment of installing solar can seem high, when you factor in the lifetime benefits of generating solar to help power your home, the costs are definitely worth the outlay. 

calculating your solar payback

When considering solar, it can be useful to understand when and how you will make your money back on your investment. Here we will discuss the components that …

8 Tips to Keep Your Energy Bill Lower During Winter

As the winter months approach and the days get shorter, it’s a good idea to start thinking about your home’s energy efficiency. During winter, with the majority of us spending more time at home, energy use can spike. As a result, our power bills can skyrocket. Therefore, it’s important to consider your energy consumption and the potential for reducing your power costs. Even small changes can lead to helpful savings, so here are a few tips on how to keep your energy bill lower during winter….

Why Solar Power Is the Healthy Choice for Your Family

 

Many people are making the switch to solar energy because of the financial benefits. With solar energy being completely free, you can obviously slash your electricity bill with a solar panel installation. If you choose a solar system battery, you can virtually eradicate electricity bills altogether – and with some batteries help protect your home from power outages. 

We know that solar is a smart choice financially, but what about the other benefits? Switching to solar is a healthy choice for your family, and it’s something that everybody can …

4 Key Benefits of the SolarEdge Energy Hub

The SolarEdge Energy Hub is a revolutionary new system designed to future-proof your household and help you maximise your solar savings. This smart inverter not only boasts a world-leading 99% efficiency, but it’s also configured to connect with battery storage, EV chargers and other smart appliances and energy add-ons. 

SolarEdge inverters are designed to work with small electrical devices called power optimisers. Optimisers were invented by SolarEdge, and one is fitted to each panel in a SolarEdge system. The optimisers allow each single panel to output to its maximum potential regardless of the output of the other …

How to Reduce Your Power Usage – and Your Bill – at Night

Solar energy is a great way to save money and slash your power bill. However, most residential solar systems without solar battery storage only power your home during daylight hours. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your energy usage at night and save even more.

 
Explaining on-grid solar systems
Most solar installed in Australia is “on-grid” solar. When you have an on-grid solar power system, you are still connected to the main electricity grid. Solar energy produced from your panels needs to be used immediately, as your inverter converts it to standard electricity. If you produce more than you use, …

A Look at Solar Finance

Solar Finance can be a good idea. The reason is the currently there is a Federal Government rebate helping with the solar purchase. These are called STC’s – Small Technology Certificates. This rebate reduces every year by around 7%. Currently in 2021 with a 6.6kW residential solar system consumers will get just over $3,300 in support.

So if you have not got the cash for solar today, and wait for example three years, you could have lost close to $1000 in rebate support.  Solar with finance, given the current low-interest environment, can still give you great savings….

How Will Rain, Wind and Other Weather Conditions Affect My Solar Panels?

Australia is blessed with a fairly temperate climate all year round. That’s what makes it such a great place to take advantage of residential solar panel installations. However, there are still conditions such as wind, rain and extreme heat that can have an impact on solar panel performance. Here’s what you need to know.

 
What are the best conditions for solar panels?
Unsurprisingly, most people get the most benefit from their solar panels during summer. When the skies are clear of clouds and the sun is shining, most solar systems will work to their peak capacity. The best time of day is …

Everything you need to know about MaxLight skylights: benefits, options and how to choose

If you’ve decided to choose MaxLight skylights for your home, then congratulations! The decision is inarguably an extremely smart choice, and you are installing some of the most technologically advanced skylights on the market. However, with several options to choose from, it’s not always easy to know which type of MaxLight skylight you should use in the different parts of your home.

This handy guide will help you make the right choice to maximise natural light flowing into your home, reduce your energy bills and keep the heat outside – where it belongs.
The key benefits of MaxLight skylights
Before we discuss …

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