Category Archives: Installation Advice

Safety checks to make sure your system was installed correctly

So finally after many weeks of anticipation, you finally have that solar installed on your roof. But is it a good idea to turn it on right away? Here are some essential safety checks to make sure your solar PV system was properly installed.  Things to watch out for Secure Cables  Make sure all of […]

Before you buy solar: what you should know in 2022

Things to watch out for in Solar Retailers When buying solar, there are a few things to keep in mind. We’ve compiled some tips to avoid any headache further down your solar journey. Be sure to focus on the important aspects of your purchase as it’s a substantial investment and one you’ll be living with […]

Is Solar Worth it in 2022?

Solar power is highly advantageous for anyone. It provides a greener, cleaner energy solution, but it also offers increased savings on utilities. The only main downside is the initial cost of installing a solar power system. This is offset by incentives and rebates offered by the Australian government for owning a grid-connected system. The feed-in […]

The Price of Solar in Adelaide 2022

South Australians have the highest electricity rates in the country, so it’s no surprise that nearly one in three households in the state have installed solar panels. Solar is a great way to cut down your power bills, all the while making your house more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly. Furthermore, it makes your home more […]

6.66 kW Solar pricing and savings in 2022

If you’ve ever searched installing solar panels in Adelaide or anywhere in Australia, then you’ve probably come across the 6.6 kW system. Why is it so big? Why do installers tend to push this system over any other? To understand why it’s the most recommended residential solar PV system in Australia, we’ll have to look […]

Solar financing guide 2022: stcs, rebates and payback periods

In South Australia, we get plenty of sun all year-round. We typically get 7:36 hours of sunlight a day, and a total of 2774 hours of sunlight per year. In every state in Australia, solar panels are worth buying no matter your energy consumption. South Australia has a strong rooftop PV industry, with about 1 […]

AC and DC Coupled Batteries: know the difference

When connecting a solar array with a battery, it is not an easy matter to just connect a battery of suitable capacity with a solar array.  Advanced AC coupled off-grid systems use modern solar inverters to convert solar DC power directly to AC which can then be used immediately by most appliances during the day. […]

Are Solar Batteries Worth the Investment in Australia in 2022?

There are only 110,000 households with energy storage in Australia, less than 5% of solar adopters. Battery systems allow families to reduce their dependence on traditional on-grid electricity. But battery systems are costly and have high pay-back periods. The Benefits of Solar Batteries Adding a battery to a residential solar system can double the amount […]

How to choose Solar Panels in 2022

How do solar panels work? Using the photovoltaic effect, which is when sunlight hits certain materials like silicon, it knocks electrons loose from the material which creates direct current (DC) electrical energy in the panel  An solar inverter will convert the direct current into alternating current (AC) to be used by your home’s electrical circuits […]

When is the best time to buy solar during 2022?

Most might think that summer might be the time to buy solar, where sunlight is at its most abundant, but that might not be the case. What if we told you, the low-peak season, particularly the months leading up to summer, may just be the perfect time to start getting solar – here’s why.  The […]

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