18th May 2022 | Andrew
Creek life
Recently, our Echuca location had the opportunity to work alongside Clenergy on a unique solar energy installation in a rural area. A roof-mounted system was not going to work for homeowner Trevor Vincent’s beautiful 20-hectare property right by the creek. So, we had to come up with something unique. Check out the video below or read on for more details.
5th May 2022 | Andrew
Best Solar Panels for Australian Homes
When deciding on the best panel for your home, there are a number of factors one needs to consider. The best panel for a home in Europe might not be the best panel for a home in Australia. We only stock the best of the best, but what’s the best for you?
26th Apr 2022 | Andrew
Solargain and EV Charging
Solargain is adding EV Charging to the repertoire of different renewable products we offer. The latest in home charging options, this range of chargers represents one more step forward down the path towards a totally renewable future.
19th Apr 2022 | Andrew
The iStore competition comes to a close
On the 14th of February we started a competition for one lucky customer in the Brisbane metropolitan area to win a 180 L iStore system (valued at $2,990) simply by getting a quote on a solar energy system from our team. We had plenty of entries but in the end only one winner could emerge. So, congratulations to Nicholas Gordon of Redbank!
13th Apr 2022 | Andrew
Why now is the time to install a solar battery
Batteries have been seeing a recent rise in popularity, thanks to the increasing convenience and ease of purchase across Australia. Many government incentives and rebates have become available, battery efficiencies have increased, all while prices continue to fall.
4th Apr 2022 | Andrew
Changes to WA Switchboards
For residents of WA new rules put in place by energy regulator Western Power may prove rather costly. These new rules require that all main switches be updated to circuit-breaker main switches.
21st Mar 2022 | Andrew
Ethical businesses practices in Solar
Recently, Infinite Energy announced that they would be exiting PV (operational), and will be focusing on other opportunities and markets. As a long-time competitor of theirs, this was disappointing to see, as it reflects on the misdirection and poor practices utilised by many companies in the industry that could lead to an ethical and reputable company like Infinite Energy to be unable to keep pace. Infinite Energy chief executive officer Andrew Sutherland described the issue in his announcement, saying that; “While the Western Australia (WA) solar market continues to add rooftop solar
16th Mar 2022 | Andrew
Solargain, Canstar Blue winner, two years running!
For the second year running, Solargain has been given the award for most satisfied customers among solar installers by Canstar Blue, a well recognised and highly respected consumer comparison and review platform.
14th Mar 2022 | Andrew
How flooding can affect your solar energy system and what to do
Terrible flooding is affecting much of the East Coast and our hearts go out to everyone currently impacted by the flood. We would like to assist by offering practical advice in relation to the safety of your solar PV system, for when the water subsides and you are able to return home. Electrical systems of any sort and water do not mix, and solar PV systems are no different. If there is any possibility that your switchboard, solar inverter, solar battery, accessories such as isolators, or in extreme cases, if your roof and PV array were submerged during the flooding then safety should be your
10th Mar 2022 | Andrew
Benefits of the Next Gen Energy Storage Program
One of the best reasons to invest in solar energy in Australia is the number of rebates and incentives offered by state governments. There are few places where this is more true than in the ACT.
25th Jan 2022 | Andrew
South Australia, a vision into the solar future.
We recently had a day in South Australia where demand for electricity went into negatives due to uptake of solar. Discover what it means for the future.
12th Jan 2022 | Andrew
The benefits of a solar smart meter
Our team often recommends smart meters (also known as consumption meters) to our customers, especially when considering batteries. These devices come with a number of benefits, and with recent changes to power rules in WA from Western Power, they’re more useful than ever.