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HOW TO READ YOUR POWER BILL

Posted on February 21, 2019

At an initial glance, power bills can look a little daunting. But they actually provide some very useful information regarding your power consumption habits. Once you get over the initial shock of the large bold final figure owing, you can take a look through the rest of the bill to figure out what time of […]

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Load Shifting

Posted on February 18, 2019

What is it and how do I do it? You might have heard of some thrifty folk who like to use power at weird times of night to save on electricity. These are households who are on Time of Use electricity plans and get charged different rates at different times of the day. If they […]

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SMART NET METERING

Posted on February 14, 2019

THE 6 STEPS TO ENSURE A SMOOTH PROCESS In December 2017, the Power of Choice reforms were introduced to give consumers more options in the way they use energy. As a result, all metering is now organised by your Energy Retailer (AGL, Energy Australia, Origin, etc). Usually your solar company of choice would help as […]

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Energy Efficiency Case Study – Sirron Holdings

Posted on February 12, 2019

Great to see a fellow Lake Macquarie company leading the way in innovation, solar, energy management and renewable’s. Well done Sirron Holdings!

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GRID SYSTEM UPDATE

Posted on February 11, 2019

Grid Feed Solar Power Systems have very much changed over the last ten years. In this article we aim to cover the most significant changes that have occurred, including Smart NET Metering, Average System Size, and Installation Standards. NET Metering Every solar system in NSW should have a NET meter installed once the installation of […]

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COMMON APPLIANCE POWER USAGE

Posted on February 7, 2019

One of the most common questions we’re asked at Solar Power Australia is how much it will cost to power an average home using solar. The reality is that power use differs wildly between different homes, depending on what appliances are used and how much they are used. Some people survive quite comfortably on 6kWh […]

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The 5 Step Process to Installing the Right Size Solar System for your Home

Posted on February 4, 2019

Solar Power Australia make setting up your home with Grid-Feed Solar Power easy. We manage the majority of the process and will work with you to ensure you have the right sized system for your household requirements. Send us a couple of your latest Energy Bills and we’ll quote an appropriate sized system to meet […]

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Meet the Team: Sabrina Wild – Business Development Manager

Meet the Team | Posted on January 31, 2019

Q: How long have you worked at Solar Power Australia?A: Three years. Q: What’s the coolest or most interesting thing you have worked on at SPAA: The electric conversion of the DeLorean was my first introduction into Electric Vehicles. An amazing transformation of a truly iconic vehicle. Q: What’s the best piece of professional advice […]

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Am I Actually Helping the Environment by Installing a Solar Power System?

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Solar power systems don’t produce air pollution, water pollution, or greenhouse gases. They create clean, pure energy from the sun. Using solar energy can have a positive, indirect effect on the environment when it replaces or reduces the use of other energy sources, such as fossil fuels, that have a negative impact on the environment. Installing solar panels on your home helps combat greenhouse […]

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Should I Just Cover My House with Solar Panels?

Posted on January 29, 2019

We are often asked this question when customers are considering installing solar. The answer is that it really depends… The main variables are: How much roof space you have; Your budget; and How much your electricity bills currently are. It wouldn’t make sense to spend $10,000 on solar if your bills are only $250/quarter. Likewise, […]

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