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Solar

How to Compare Solar Companies?

Its a minefield out there. Companies both large and small have taken the fall due to unethical management, poor product selection, and wild regulatory changes.  How does one compare solar companies and get a valid warranty? Is it a case of ‘3 quotes’ from a trusted blogging site?  What about the biggest company on tv?  Should you go with your

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Solar Repair and Maintenance Two
Renewable News

Solar Warranties Explained

WHATS IN A SOLAR WARRANTY? Confused as to what your solar system warranty covers? Well here are the nitty gritty details often covered in the fine print (or lack thereof) within the solar industry. RULE NUMBER ONE – GET IT IN WRITING If you’re not willing to check the terms and conditions, or read the warranty statement, then factor in

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Enphase Microinverter Shading Advantages
Solar

How to Fix Solar Shading – Solar Shading Solutions

Solar Shading Solutions Solar shading is the dirty phrase of the solar industry. There are plenty of people who have been sold a solar system only to find that its output is far less than what was promised. In extreme cases, solar shading can cause your panels to prematurely fail, or even form hot spots and cause a fire. Is

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Renewable News

RE IOT – Renewable Energy Internet of Things

Today’s technology is incredibly fast paced and increasingly convergent. This movement is intensifying at logarithmic speeds with little thought for issues such as scaling or inter connectivity. Like any period of change, this brings great opportunity accompanied by great risk. Over the past couple of years we have seen several major inverter manufactures begin to foray into what was traditionally

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Solar

Comparing Hybrid Battery Systems | ACCC

It seems as if a new type of hybrid battery system is hitting the market every day.  These systems are highly technical and their overly simplified specification sheets rarely provide the information required to make an accurate comparison. Advertisements are focusing on big numbers such as peak ratings at 25 degrees and terms such as ‘battery ready’ and ‘cut the

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Solar Learning Center

Solar Hot Water or Solar PV?

One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the most cost effective way of producing hot water and am I better off having solar PV or hot water or both? First of all the question is location and demand specific, as some areas have higher hot water demands than others. For example, if you live in

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