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grid connected house with batteries

9 June 2016
Categories:  Electricity, Solar Systems

The NSW Solar Bonus Scheme with its 60/20¢ feed-in tariff is coming to an end. Where to from here?

Outback FLEXmax charge controller family

12 July 2012
Category:  Solar Systems

"Should I get a MPPT controller? Are they are more efficient?" We hear these questions a lot. Here is our answer.

Solar Savings Graphs

5 July 2012
Categories:  Electricity, Solar Systems

Find out whether or not a grid connect solar system meets your needs and puts money back in your pocket.

11 January 2012
Categories:  Electricity, Government, Solar Systems

South Australia's fire services have moved to correct a growing assumption about house fires at properties where solar power is installed.

18 October 2011
Categories:  Electricity, Solar 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'.

9 December 2010
Category:  Solar Systems

A revolutionary product in the solar energy industry, designed for the general consumer who wants to gain energy independence from the grid electricity or use electricity obtained from renewable and ecologically-friendly sources.

1 December 2010
Categories:  Renewable Energy, Solar Systems

Rainbow Power Company expands the region for solar panel installations.

6 October 2010
Categories:  Government, Solar Systems

A summary of funny and interesting findings by the Australian audit / inspection program

6 October 2010
Categories:  Government, Solar Systems

Consumers are advised to choose established solar installers using quality panels and inverters.

16 September 2010
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Solar Systems

Run by the wonderful Karlin Bracegirdle, Living with Solar aims to demystify extra low Voltage DC power systems.

25 August 2010
Categories:  Renewable Energy, Solar Systems

In the last years the sudden popularity of grid connect solar systems has far surpassed the amount of sales of stand alone systems.
Unlike a lot of the newcomers in the business we still develop and design the best off-grid stand-alone power solutions for remote areas.

5 August 2010
Categories:  Renewable Energy, Solar Systems

Nanosolar claims that its panels produce electricity at around 5 cents/kilowatt hour. This would be almost the same cost as power from coal and, currently, 33% of the cost of conventional solar systems.

Australias largest solar roof top installation

27 July 2010
Category:  Solar Systems

Trina Solar Panels have been chosen to Power Australia's Largest Roof-Mounted Solar Array for The University of Queensland.

8 July 2010
Category:  Solar Systems

Australian Geographic has written an article about the installation of the Nimbin 45kW solar farm to supply the town that will make Nimbin one of Australia’s most sustainable communities.

7 July 2010
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Solar Systems

NIMBIN is set to become Australia's most sustainable village after a development application to build a solar farm was lodged with Lismore City Council yesterday.

6 July 2010
Category:  Solar Systems

Beware of deals that seem too good to be true! We often make repairs on cheap panels and components not installed by us. Is your solar company still going to be there in 5 years time?


We install solar systems in Northern NSW and Southern QLD.


QLD:
Gold Coast (from Coolangatta to Southport), Nerang and Hinterland (Beaudesert) and out West (Warwick, Stanthorpe, Killarney)


NSW:
Northern NSW (Tweed Heads to Yamba, including Evans Head, Byron Bay and Ballina); the Far North Coast Hinterland (Grafton via Lismore to Murwillumbah) and out West (Casino to Tenterfield, including Drake and Tabulam, as well as Woodenbong and Bonalbo)

For larger system we also go up to Brisbane or down to Coffs Harbour and even Glen Innes. Other places by arrangement.