Solar Panels

Transparent Solar Panels Could Turn Windows Into Power Generators

A huge step in solar energy technology is about to be taken! Scientists from the University of Michigan have developed a solar panel that is completely transparent and could be used in buildings as windows at the same time they’re producing energy. This advance represents what it could be the beginning of a new era …

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How long do Solar Panels last?

Many people are full of doubts before going solar, and it is completely understandable. Solar energy is a whole new technology for some of us and we want to make sure that we are investing our money smartly, and the first question that always comes to mind is: how long is this going to last? …

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Free Solar For Low Income Households

By: Soleira The Berejiklian Government’s Solar for Low Income Households Trial, first announced last year, is now under way. The trial involves eligible low-income households in selected regions of the state choosing to swap their Low Income Household Rebate for ten years for a solar power system. It will provide 3,000 households with a 3kW …

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Gippsland Water adds more Solar panels!

By: Soleira 675kW of solar capacity in total was recently installed at Gippsland Water’s office in Traralgon and water/wastewater treatment plants at Warragul Victoria’s Gippsland Water announced last week it had installed more than 1,800 solar panels as part of its quest to slash the corporation’s carbon emissions. The utility says the systems will collectively …

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Reward For Solar

Going solar is now object of rewards! That is right, now the CBA offers home loan customers CASH back for solar installations. Commonwealth Bank says it is rewarding home loan customers who have made their home more energy efficient through installing solar panels. So if you are a Commonwealth Bank home loan customer who has …

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Final Large-Scale Solar Guideline released by Victorian Government

New planning guidelines for large-scale solar farms in Victoria were released by the Andrews Labor Government lately, but they may be still some way off from having teeth. The development of the guidelines was in part triggered in the past by various Victorian councils, finding it challenging to arrive at decisions regarding the development applications; …

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Home Battery Scheme Statistics

South Australia’s Home Battery Scheme subsidy has been active for around 10 months, so how’s it doing so far? The Home Battery Scheme was launched in October 2018, and has a goal of supporting 40,000 installations through subsidies of up to $6,000 for batteries and low interest loans for the balance of solar + storage …

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How to Get Free Home Solar Power

By: Soleira. You might have seen the commercials on the TV and the internet for free home solar systems and thought; “ah come on, nothing is ever free, what’s the catch?” Well… In the case of home solar panels, there is no catch! You can actually get solar panels installed on your home at have …

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Rebate For Solar

One of the greatest reasons to go Solar in Victoria is the rebate program. The Victorian government offers up to $2,225 of rebate for solar panel (PV) system installation. for homeowners and rental properties. To further reduce installation costs, householders can apply for an interest-free loan, for an amount equivalent to their rebate amount. This …

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