Solar production and consumption monitoring: Why we include it with every solar system

For most people, one of the biggest reasons to install solar panels is to save on electricity. But how do you know how much you are saving because of your solar, if you don’t have a solar monitoring system that provides you with this information? That’s why we include solar consumption monitoring, as well as […]

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Why a heat pump hot water system is a great alternative to a solar battery

A recent survey found that nearly all solar households want to buy a battery, but price is still a “put-off”. The Solar Citizens survey of 1,700 households nationwide found that cost is still the main barrier to uptake of home battery storage, but that a “significant 84 per cent” of rooftop solar households are considering […]

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Energy guzzlers in your home and how to tackle them

With gas and electricity prices going through the roof, tackling the energy guzzlers in your home is more important than ever. This blog explains what the top five energy guzzlers are in most Victorian homes – and what you can do about them. 1. Heating and cooling Up to 40% of household energy bills Heating […]

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Solar uptake strongest in Melbourne’s outer suburbs

Households in five Melbourne outer suburbs are installing solar panels at the fastest rate in the state. Craigieburn, Point Cook, Tarneit, Clyde North, and Truganina are the top five hotspots for solar panel installations according to data published by the Victorian Government’s Solar Homes Program. 10% of Solar Victoria rebates going to just 5 suburbs! […]

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The Future of Australia’s GreenPower Program

GreenPower is 100% renewable energy you can buy from your electricity retailer. Set up in 1997, it is a government-managed program that allows businesses and households, including renters, to tap into clean renewable energy from their retailer. Customers pay a small premium on their electricity bill which goes towards purchasing new sources of renewable energy […]

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