The NSW Solar Bonus Scheme with its 60/20¢ feed-in tariff is coming to an end. Where to from here?
The recent floods and storms have left 250,000 homes without power on the Eastern seaboard which has led to several requests for solar backup systems.
Find out whether or not a grid connect solar system meets your needs and puts money back in your pocket.
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.
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.
SOARING NSW power bills are partly due to flawed government regulation that encourages massive over-investment in towers and wires and pays inflated returns to state-owned electricity transmission and distribution companies, a report has found.
The director for the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of NSW, Mark Diesendorf says "the costs of the scheme were dwarfed by the huge increase in electricity bills necessary to pay for new infrastructure".
In the production of LED Screens harmful chemicals like lead and mercury and other VOCs are left out of the process.
A chemical used to make LCD televisions and semiconductors could cause more global warming than coal-fired power plants.