Understanding Smart Meters: Everything You Need to Know

Smart Meter Blog What is a Smart Meter? A smart meter is a digital upgrade from the basic electricity meter. It provides information about how and when you use electricity. Smart meters use digital technology to provide a comprehensive consumption report based on your electricity usage. This not only ensures that you are optimising your […]

What Solar Rebates Am I Eligible For? 2024 Update

Find out how to leverage solar rebates in 2024. Government subsidies and incentives are a major opportunity to cut your home or business’s solar or battery system costs. A government solar incentive or rebate is financial support aimed at encouraging investment in solar power systems by individuals, businesses, and organisations. These incentives, often in the […]

How does Solar Energy Actually work?

Energy generated from solar power significantly helps to reduce the cost of electricity, contributes to the electrical grid, and generates backup power for outages or night-time usage when paired with a battery storage solution. Not only does the generation of solar energy reduce environmental harm caused by traditional energy solutions, but it also spurs economic […]

Is it time to upgrade my solar system? 2024 Update

Have you considered upgrading or enhancing your existing solar system? In this article, we go over the key reasons many of our customers opt for the replacement of their older systems. Benefits of upgrading your solar panels Opting to upgrade your current solar power system presents a range of advantages. Most commonly, upgrading means increased […]

Your Complete Guide to Solar Panel Cleaning and Maintenance

At Horan & Bird, we cannot stress enough the importance of consistent cleaning and maintenance. We are here to help break down the costs and provide a complete guide to cleaning and maintaining your solar panels effectively. Why it’s so important to clean your solar panels: Keeping dirt and grime from building up on your […]

QLD Solar Battery Booster Rebate Program 2024

You can receive up to $8000 in Government Incentives when going Solar with a Battery in 2024. People going Solar in Queensland can receive up to $4000 in Government incentives. According to recent Government updates, we are expecting a Battery Rebate In early 2024, where Queensland homeowners can get up to $4000 to offset the […]

Solar and EV Chargers Can Be Revenue Making Machines for Your Business

The accelerated growth of Electric Vehicles (EV’s) is not just a trend within Australia, it is a global movement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs simultaneously. Not only are EV’s significantly cheaper to operate and more sustainable for the environment, but they are also extremely high tech and simply exciting to drive. The […]

Birdwood Investment Empowers Juice Energy and Horan and Bird

Birdwood Energy, a specialist investor in the renewable sector, has invested in the Juice Energy Group, an innovative behind-the-meter renewable energy solutions provider for residential and commercial customers. Birdwood has a $2bn portfolio of projects and investments. In Juice Energy and Horan & Bird, Birdwood recognised an opportunity to augment its front-of-meter energy strategy by […]

What is the Best EV Charger For Home?

What is the Best EV Charger For Home? Selecting which Electric Vehicle to purchase is the first step; however, deciding how to charge your new EV is also very important. Statics show that 80 -90% of all EV owners prefer to charge up at home. This blog will cover the different options available. Here are […]