Meet The New Tech That Will Optimise Your Solar

Many of you have probably heard about home energy monitoring devices and I’ve seen my fair share over the years. Most are hobby type products, that are invariably difficult to install, unreliable and do not show accurate electricity costs with network charges, let alone real-time...

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Meet The New Tech That Will Optimise Your Solar

Today, I’m here to review a new kind of energy monitoring system that will very soon be on the market. Wattcost is an Australian company, that describes their innovative AI-based technology as a consumer product that “makes your home energy intelligent so you always pay...

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The Solar Feed-in Tariff

A feed-in tariff is just another great benefit of installing solar panels. The renewable energy feed-in tariff is a rate paid to eligible households, small businesses and community organisations for excess electricity fed back to the electricity grid from designated renewable electricity generation sources such...

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Is Your Power Company Ripping You Off?

The wholesale cost of electricity is almost always the focus of power companies when asked why energy costs are rising. The reason for this focus is it's the one cost that your power company can blame on you. As energy consumers, we are told that...

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Solar power safety

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are connected to the normal power supply for use in homes and businesses. As they are powered by the sun, or any other source of light, they can continue to generate power from the solar modules up to the inverter even...

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2017 Solar Rebate Changes

Besides renewable and sustainable energy use, the other element of solar investment that appealed most to Australians was the attractive solar rebates offered to households selling excess power back to the main grid. Thanks to these rebates, over 1.5 million Australian households have installed solar...

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Is Your Power Company Ripping You Off?

Don't get caught out! Find out what is really happening with Australian electricity prices and get the facts before you pay your next power bill. If you have not taken action against the energy companies then you need to read this now! Don't get ripped...

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Wind Farm Energy Curbs Greenhouse Emissions

Researchers from Edinburgh University state that 36m tonnes of dangerous coal and gas emissions have been prevented by wind power over the last six years. A new study has demonstrated wind energy plays a primary role in decreasing greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fuel sources such...

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Solar Power Already More Efficient Than Oil

A major scientific review has determined that solar can generate more energy than oil and is twice as powerful than originally thought. The review has found that scientists are significantly underestimating the power and energy efficiency of solar panels as their data is about seven...

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Tech Giants Race to 100% Renewables

The worldwide campaign to encourage 100 per cent renewable energy usage by businesses is resulting in an increasing number of Silicon Valley big players to invest in wind and solar power. Companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook are going head on to reach the...

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Tesla vs. BMW i8 for NSW Police investment

I just love getting up close to luxury cars! Spinning them can be a mix of pure excitement and tough life. The BMW i8 and Tesla Model S are simply futuristic and a real game changer for the high-powered fleet. Both boast rechargeable battery packs,...

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Undersea Cable To Export Solar from WA to Indonesia

Geoff James, a private consultant has posited a prospective undersea cable estimated between $6 and $10 billion in a bid to connect Java in Indonesia to Western Australia with the aim of exporting solar power. According to the Australian WestBusiness, Geoff James has recommended an...

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Emergence of the Solar & Battery Powered Smart Home

All solar households across Australia can now enhance their energy efficiency and grid independence by adopting the “smart home” concept to explore the various home automation options. A smart home automates the control of appliances remotely through the internet using electronic devices such as a...

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