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Then vs Now: Installing a Solar System
With 2018 backed to be Australia’s biggest year of solar installations yet, it’s the solar power boom and advances in technology which remain as the key driving forces. Australia added a massive 1.3 GW of solar in 2017 and is on track to well exceed that again in 2018. Rising
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A look at Australia’s Solar Performance
Over the course of the past 12 months, Australia has seen a dramatic increase in the installation of Solar Systems across the country. For the first time last year Australia exceeded utilising 1 gigawatts of rooftop solar panels. What does 1 Gigawatt of power look like? Think about it this
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Queensland’s Solar Approach
The Queensland government has set a target of reaching 1 million rooftops with solar in Queensland by 2020 – that’s only just over two years away! This target is designed to help lower electricity costs for families and businesses while creating more jobs across the state and ultimately protecting the environment. How is
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How are Australians Coping with Their Energy Prices?
According to the National Electricity Market, household energy bills in Australia increased 61% on average between 2008 and 2014. So, it’s not surprising that Energy prices are in the top 3 worries for Metro Australians and top 5 on the list for Regional Australians. With Australia being such a large
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Queensland’s Solar is on the Rise
The Queensland Solar energy sector is growing, and the government have set a target and a promise to continue for it to grow. This is a great act by the government as solar energy brings along many benefits including the creation of more jobs and the reduction in greenhouse gas
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Start Saving with Solar
As a miner Adrian Hogue spends three weeks a month away from his home in Kirwan, Queensland. The time apart from his wife and 16-year-old daughter is tough – but it’s even tougher when the energy bills come in. Despite having only two people in the house most of the
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Warranty for PV Systems
There can be a lot of confusion as to what items are covered under the “Warranty” of a PV system. There are a number of items with different warranty coverage so we thought we would try and detail these for you. Panel Warranty: Solar panels have 2 warranty periods. Limited
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Here’s what’s happening from our end
With Solar As A Service, there’s a new way for solar energy to be delivered to your home.  It’s here to make solar easier and more accessible. For starters, you won’t have to pay to have the system installed, we’ll cover that. Plus, as we own the solar system, we’ll take care of any ongoing maintenance costs* Problem
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ORIGIN LAUNCHES FIRST SOLAR BATTERY SOLUTION WITH THE TESLA POWERWALL
The most anticipated battery on the market, the Tesla Powerwall, is now available for purchase from Origin. Origin is proud to announce it’s now selling the Tesla Powerwall battery as part of a new solar system and battery solution.  Solar batteries have been a hot topic recently as more Australian’s
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Safety Switches Save Lives
Safety switches are a life-saving device that minimise the risk of electric shocks, injuries, deaths and electricity-related fires. Sadly, many homes across Australia still don’t have safety switches installed, which is a serious safety concern. Master Electricians Australia (MEA) Chief Executive Officer, Malcolm Richards, said MEA has been calling for
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