The Complexities of Installing Solar Panels on Terracotta Tiled Roofs

In the world of solar installations, not all roofs are created equal. Among the various materials we encounter, terracotta tiles present a unique set of challenges. At Specialized Solar and Electrical, we specialise in this intricate process, navigating the complexities that many other companies avoid. In this blog, we delve into why installing solar panels […]

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Rebates and Grants in Victoria: Powering the Solar Revolution

The transition to renewable energy is not just an environmental imperative but also an economic one. With the rising costs of electricity and the undeniable impacts of climate change, there’s never been a better time to consider solar energy. For Victorians, the state government has rolled out a series of rebates and grants to make […]

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Green is the New Gold: The 12% Rise for Energy-Efficient Apartments

In today’s real estate landscape, there’s more to property value than just location and aesthetics. The modern buyer and renter are discerning, prioritising sustainable living and energy efficiency in order to counterbalance the rising cost of living. For landlords and owner-occupiers, this presents a golden opportunity to significantly enhance property value. According to the Domain […]

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Powering the Future: Electrifying Your Apartment or Townhouse

The transition to a more sustainable and eco-friendly living environment is not just a trend; it’s a necessity. As the world grapples with the effects of climate change, there’s an increasing push towards adopting cleaner energy sources. One significant step in this direction is the electrification of residential spaces, including apartment buildings and townhouses. Here’s […]

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Unlocking Solar for Apartments: The Future is Bright with Allume Energy

Solar energy is not just a trend; it’s the future. As the world grapples with climate change and the urgent need for sustainable solutions, solar energy stands out as a beacon of hope. But while individual homes have been quick to adopt this renewable source, apartment complexes have faced challenges. Enter Allume Energy and their […]

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Navigating the End of Victoria’s Solar Premium Feed-In Tariff: What’s Next?

Harnessing solar energy is not just an eco-friendly way to address our power needs, but it can also be a profitable venture, thanks to initiatives like the Solar Premium Feed-In Tariff in Victoria. This program, which was launched in late 2009 and closed to new participants at the end of 2011, has provided substantial benefits […]

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Electrifying your business in 2023: Steps you can take.

Electrifying everything in your business has the potential to transform your operations, improve your bottom line, enhance your environmental credentials, and improve employee and client satisfaction. Because gas and fuel prices are skyrocketing, forward-thinking Australian businesses are moving fast to fully electrify their operations, powering them with solar. Competitive advantage No matter whether you own […]

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Why solar is the best protection from surging electricity prices

The federal government’s prediction in the October 2022 budget that electricity prices will rise by 56% in the next two years has sent shockwaves through most Australian households. How much more will Australians be paying for gas and electricity? The average Australian household paid $1,434 for electricity last financial year, according to the ACCC, and […]

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