Category: Solar 101

How much solar power should my new system produce?

This week’s blog post is inspired by a recent callout I received, and a part of solar world that’s sometimes not known or understood. I received a called from Jason. He’d had recently had a new 6.6kW solar system installed at his property and was worried that his system wasn’t performing as expected. Luckily, we […]

June 29, 2021

Solar Panel Direction, Pitch and Shading Explained

Not all solar installs are the same. There’re a number of different factors that can have an effect on energy production. Solar Panel direction and pitch play a major part in the efficiency of your system, as well as shading. How will panel direction affect my energy yield? The solar panel direction play a part […]

March 13, 2020

What Size Solar System Do I Need?

What size solar system do I need? Trav and I spend a lot of our afternoons assessing potential solar projects, and designing systems to suit the needs of a variety of different energy usage profiles. A common question we get asked is, “what size solar system do I need?” One day, for instance, we’ll meet […]

March 13, 2020

Is The Solar Rebate in QLD Confusing You?

The Solar Rebate in Queensland: There are usually a lot of questions surrounding the solar rebate in Queensland. Does it still even exist? How much is it worth? How do I claim it? Well, you can rest assured the solar rebate is definitely still alive and very generous! Yes, the rebate is coming to an […]

March 13, 2020

Solar Feed In Tariff Qld

The Solar Feed-In Tariff QLD The solar feed in tariff and the solar rebate are often confused with each other, but they’re two very different pieces of the puzzle. What’s the difference between a solar tariff and solar rebate? The solar rebate is the cash back incentive offered by the government to entice you to […]

March 13, 2020

Solar Panels and Inverters

Solar Panels and Inverters There are two main components to any solar system – solar panels and inverters. These big-ticket items require careful consideration when investing in solar. Solar panels: To put it simply, solar panels work by converting light energy from the sun into DC (direct current) electricity. The main element in a solar […]

March 13, 2020

What is a Solar Panel Warranty?

What is Solar Panel Warranty?   Due to the nature of the Solar industry, finding products that will last the test of time and are made by reputable companies is an absolute must. A common misconception, is that just the one solar panel warranty covers your entire installation. In fact, there are four solar panel […]

March 13, 2020

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