A micro-hydro system can produce sustainable power 24hrs a day, if you have a property that has a water course with a significant drop in height.
The Australian Energy Market Commission predicting a 42% increase in NSW retail electricity prices by 2014 due to the electricity networks being unprepared for the soaring peak demands.
South Australia's fire services have moved to correct a growing assumption about house fires at properties where solar power is installed.
If you wish to run a toaster on a solar system, you may want to look around for a low power one to keep your inverter size as low as possible.
Since the NSW Gov't came to power we have seen our industry decimated by indecision and a review that has ignored the broader benefits solar brings to our community.
Rainbow Power Company conducted a training course in Kiribati for outer islanders titled Installation and Maintenance of DC lighting systems.
Due to rising electricity prices and the current lack of a regulated feed-in tariff (in NSW), we are getting a lot of inquiries to 'get off the grid'.
In NSW, customers who have missed out on the earlier Solar Bonus Scheme will be best using a net meter.
Fundraising event on Sunday, 2nd October, 11am to 4pm, at the Nimbin Bush Theatre.
Rainbow Power Company's co-founder Peter Pedals lost his life's work on 14.9.11 when his home went up in flames.