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How Giant batteries can power commercial factories

How Giant batteries can power commercial factories

With companies like Tesla introducing battery packs to Australian homes in a bid to introduce solar capabilities into public consciousness, industrial spaces are now following in lieu by investing budgets into battery pack rooms that store energy for their electrical...

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How Elon Musk & Tesla Are Spearheading Solar in 2020

How Elon Musk & Tesla Are Spearheading Solar in 2020

The face of modern-day renewable energy, Elon Musk is a unique figure that has caused a stir since his debut on the world stage in the early 2000’s. While the press is often hot on his tails in the hopes of obtaining material for their publications, one needs to only...

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The worldwide growth of wind, solar and hydro

The worldwide growth of wind, solar and hydro

Around the world, countries, businesses and homeowners are becoming more aware of the environmental risks faced by our planet in light of continued unsustainable practices. While a large spotlight has always been on the issues the planet is facing as a whole, there...

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Management of health and safety during the COVID-19 challenge

Management of health and safety during the COVID-19 challenge

As new reports of COVID-19 continue to develop, the welfare and safety of our customers and staff remains our top priority. As a South Australian, family owned and operated business we are doing our part to flatten the curve by moving our office staff to work remotely...

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Get the most out of your solar panels this winter

Get the most out of your solar panels this winter

A common misconception surrounding solar panels is the idea that during the colder months, solar panels do not work as well or at all. While it is true that they generally produce less energy in the winter, due to shorter days with less consistent sunlight, you can...

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A Quick Guide on Solar Inverters – What role do they play?

A Quick Guide on Solar Inverters – What role do they play?

If you’ve installed solar panels on your roof, you’re likely aware of the complicated-looking box that was set up outside your home with different coloured cylinders and knobs inside. This is called a solar inverter - but why is it one of the most crucial elements of...

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What is a Solar Power Plant and How Does it Work?

What is a Solar Power Plant and How Does it Work?

Solar power plants use the sun’s rays to produce electricity, just like solar panels that are installed on the roof of a residential home, but instead of powering only a few hundred square metres of a home, the energy is utilised to power in some cases hundreds of...

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How Solar Power Is The World’s Cheapest Energy

How Solar Power Is The World’s Cheapest Energy

For many years solar power was an expensive alternative to fossil fuels. While it was clean and green, the unaffordable cost associated with changing over to solar energy made it unfathomable to homeowners that this solution was a viable one. But with an increased...

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Understanding VPPs: What is a Virtual Power Plant?

Understanding VPPs: What is a Virtual Power Plant?

What is a VPP? A VPP is a Virtual Power Plant and it’s the future of renewable energy. It sounds complicated, but it isn’t really. A VPP is a network of independent energy creators virtually coming together to form a reliable power grid. It allows the excess energy...

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Understanding the Current Adelaide City Incentives

Understanding the Current Adelaide City Incentives

If you live within the Adelaide CBD there are a number of great rebates available to you when it comes to solar power. Depending on your circumstances you could receive up to $20,000 in financial incentives, as part of Adelaide City Council’s Carbon Neutral Adelaide...

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All you need to know about energy meters

All you need to know about energy meters

The energy meter at your home or business tracks your energy usage across a set period of time. This information is collected and given to your energy provider in order to charge you accurately for your usage. Types of energy meters available General energy meters...

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Solar Power Financial Incentives Explained

Solar Power Financial Incentives Explained

Buying solar panels for your home can seem pretty confusing at first. Can you still get solar rebates? How do you know what sized system to install? Will you need to notify your power company? How do you choose the right installer? And what on earth is a feed-in...

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The Tesla Energy Plan

The Tesla Energy Plan

If you’re on the ball with your energy-saving and have already installed a Tesla Powerwall in your home, do we have news for you! The new Tesla Energy Plan, powered by Energy Locals is offering the best electricity rate in South Australia* and it helps feed back in to...

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What is the SA Home Battery Scheme?

What is the SA Home Battery Scheme?

The SA Home Battery Scheme is a State Government subsidy which helps homeowners to pay for the installation of home battery systems. The Scheme is now available to 40,000 households in the state, with all South Australian’s who have households on the grid given the...

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All you need to know about the new Tesla Powerwall

All you need to know about the new Tesla Powerwall

Tesla is a name that has become synonymous with sustainability, quality and forward-thinking attitudes. For over 10 years, Tesla has been building integrated battery systems in cars. It’s innovation like theirs- using expert knowledge and quality control- that has...

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