Solar News

induction cooktop

15 February 2022
Category:  Appliances

The consensus here at RPC is that gas cooking is still CURRENTLY the best way to go with off grid solar power systems.

tiny home with solar panels in front

11 January 2022
Category:  Appliances

Running a washing machine on a small off grid solar system is entire possible. There are a few things to consider though.

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.

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

We also have sales agents in
Grafton:contact Andy Wilkinson directly on 0409 508 144, and
Tenterfield:contact Diamond J Legend directly on 0425 769 444.