How Much Does It Cost to Install Solar Panels in Australia?

Basic installation might be $3500 and payback time could be within 2 to 7 years. Those are just rough estimates because the upfront costs and payback time depend on the available roof space, number of panels, your location (amount of sunlight, available financial incentives), your energy requirements, quality of the system, power output and integrity […]

Should I Get Solar Panels Now or Wait?

Should you still wait for solar panels to get cheaper and more efficient? Or is it the right time now to have a solar power system in your home or building so that you can start benefiting from the long-term savings? Should I get solar panels now or wait for something better? Here in Australia […]

Home Solar Power Systems: The Basics

Installing home solar power systems on your rooftop is a great way to save on electricity bills and reduce your carbon footprint. If you have been reading our blogs then you probably know what to expect during a solar panel installation. In this blog edition we are going to explain the basics of home solar […]

Australian Standard Solar Panel Installation: What To Expect

With immeasurable financial and environmental benefits, solar panel installations are becoming increasingly popular. Indeed, there were 362,000 Australian standard solar panel installations carried out in the last year alone. The installation process has to be performed correctly if you want the best results. If you’re new to solar energy you might not be aware of […]

Solar Feed In Tariffs May Be Reversed And Homeowners Charged To Export Energy

Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular in Australia due to more affordable solutions being developed and savings on utility bills becoming more evident. At the moment, Australian home owners with solar panels installed on their roofs can export energy back to the grid and earn solar feed in tariffs from the Government. However, recent proposals […]

Australian Solar Installations Create 10,000 Solar Jobs & Reduce Power Bills

Australian solar panel installations are on the rise and have been predicted to create 10,000 solar jobs across the entire industry. Green Energy Markets’ monthly index tracks the amount of clean energy available in Australia. It also records jobs created, power bill savings and environmental benefits. Solar power makes up 17.3% of total renewable power […]

Solar Panels Increase House Value

Solar panels increase house value by offering asset equity and utility savings. Humans have been harnessing solar energy to produce electricity since the 1950s when the first photovoltaic cell was invented. The principle of solar power is that the sun’s energy is renewable and can therefore be used indefinitely, unlike fossil fuels of which there […]

Working From Home Boosted Rooftop Solar Panel Installations

The COVID-19 pandemic by all accounts has resulted in an incline in the rate of solar panel installations across Australia, says the Clean Energy Regulator. Contrary to other reports which detailed declining investment in renewable energy in 2020, investment has actually remained stable. “I think the evidence very strongly supports the view that industry is […]

Offset Your Air Conditioning This Summer With Solar Panel Savings

This Summer, coming to a house near you, is a wonderful home augmentation that promises to save your neighbours hundreds of dollars on their Summer energy bill. Installing solar panels is cheap, and it promises great savings over the lifespan of a house. While a solar panel setup may not completely power your house over […]

Enphase IQ7 Microinverters Make Solar More Efficient

Enphase is an Australian solar company which produces, stores, controls and analyses the solar energy acquisition and consumption in your home. It’s a comprehensive system that applies convergence of several pieces of equipment. Systems provide data read outs and evaluative tools to the home owner. The company has recently released a new generation of microinverters. [...]

Half of Australian Rooftops Suitable For Solar Installation

Up to 50% of Australia’s roofing real estate is available for use by solar panels, but remains unused at present. Industrial suburbs account for most of the under utilised capacity at the moment. This is according to research conducted recently at The University of New South Wales. The paper suggested that solar installation on 40% […]

Solar Panels Now Pay Off

Solar Savings Now More Evident Than Ever Recent industry research points towards the fact that there are now 23 million solar panels installed in homes across Australia. The technology has been around for well over half a century. It’s only in recent years, though, that the technology has become affordable enough to invest in for […]