Solar News

fridge with solar panel

13 June 2018
Category:  Appliances

Anyone going off grid needs to consider their fridge.

LED floodlight

10 May 2013
Category:  Appliances

Water-resistant LED floodlight (IP65) for solar battery systems - light up buildings, noticeboards, signs, gardens, entertainment areas, driveways ...

21 August 2012
Categories:  Appliances, Sales

Advantages & disadvantages of the three main types of light bulbs: halogen, fluorescent (fluoro) and light emitting diode (LED).

26 July 2012
Category:  Appliances

In 2005 TVs were by far the biggest energy wasters in the average Aussie household. Simple measures to stop the drain.

19 July 2012
Category:  Appliances

Refrigeration can add a lot to your energy bill. Urban myths about power consumption of fridges and freezers, including that old beer fridge.

black and white sketch of toaster

3 January 2012
Categories:  Appliances, Electricity

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.

14 October 2010
Categories:  Appliances, Renewable Energy

Television accounts for some 9.5% of the power used by the average Aussie home. The percentage is likely to be even higher for 'stand alone' home power systems.

5 August 2010
Categories:  Appliances, Renewable Energy

Innovative Grundfos pump systems work great in remote areas where water is scarce and where there is no existing power supply.

27 July 2010
Categories:  Appliances, Electricity

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.

9 July 2010
Category:  Appliances

Washing Machines. Power consumption during hot or cold wash programme. How much water do they use and how effective are they in getting your clothes clean?


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.

We are Open for Business

Rainbow Power Company would like to assure our customers that we are trading (not quite as normal). System designers are working from home and can customise a quote for you (free of charge) over the phone and online. We are still dispatching and posting items, with safety precautions in place. You can still order online or over the phone, and pick up items from RPC (our show room is closed however, and appointments must be made to pick up orders). We are still doing site inspections, keeping the recommended social distancing.

Contact us

This is the perfect time to start thinking about your power needs for the future, reducing your bills, and safeguarding against future power outages, so call today and get in before the oncoming solar rush. PH: 02 6689 1430 or send an enquiry
..stay safe and healthy, your RPC family