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When talking to your solar power retailer, they might mention the option of “oversizing” your solar power system. In this article we look at what that means and and if oversizing is right for you. What is “oversizing” exactly? At the core of a solar power system, you have panels that generate electricity and an inverter that converts that generated electricity into electricity that you can use to charge your phone and other devices. Solar…

From July 2019 onwards, the $2,225 solar power rebate will be joined by a $4,838 solar power battery rebate. Dive into the terms and conditions however and you’ll see that it’s either-or, and you can’t combine them. That begs the question; Which one should you choose? When the Victorian government announced their plans for a battery rebate, there was a lot of excitement. A lot of people had been waiting for a battery rebate to…

As our cities get bigger, our jobs arduous and our bills ever higher, living a self-sufficient life has become a dream for many. But what does it take to make that dream a reality in 2019? In this article we find out. The off-grid dream for some is to get a cabin in the woods, growing your own food and calling it a day when the sun goes down. For most however, it’s simply about…

If you read our article on solar power batteries here, you might have seen that we predict the future of solar is in batteries. In this article we look at how you can future-proof your home to take full advantage of that future with a battery-ready solar power system. Why the future of solar power is in batteries you can find here. The long story short however is that it just makes sense that you…

Batteries are everywhere and power seemingly everything. Well, nearly everything, because most people still rely on the grid to supply electricity to their house. But that’s about to change. Getting energy when you need it Solar panels are most effective during the day, when the sun is at full blast. Most of us work during the day however, leaving the house empty and all that energy mostly unused. Your energy provider buys that excess energy…