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South Australian Home Battery Scheme Update

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The South Australian Home Battery Scheme (HBS) gives South Australian households’ access to affordable solar energy systems by providing a subsidy towards the cost of a solar battery. This means eligible homeowners can receive up to $4,000…

World Meteorological Day 2020: Climate & Water

World Meteorological Day takes place each year on 23 March. Since 1950, the World Meteorological Organisation has been showcasing topical weather, climate or water-related issues. This year’s theme is Climate & Water, which brings to…

The South Australian Home Battery Scheme subsidy is set to decrease by $2,000

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The South Australian Home Battery Scheme subsidy will be reducing on 15 April 2020 by $2,000. At the present time, eligible homeowners can access up to $6,000 towards the cost of a solar battery. When the subsidy decreases in April, homeowners…

Why South Australian Families are turning to solar and batteries to reduce their energy bills

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South Australian families have been turning to solar and storage batteries to help reduce their energy bills and leave more money in their pockets. South Australia is one of the leading states in Australia for solar, with more than one-third…

How much you can earn with solar feed-in tariffs in South Australia

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When your solar system sends unused energy back to the grid, you’ll receive credit known as a solar ‘feed-in tariff (FiT).’ The rate paid is usually set per kilowatt hour of energy exported and is shown as a credit on your energy bills. Types…

Simple behavioural changes you can make to further reduce your energy bills with solar

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Australia’s uptake of solar has been incredibly strong with most Australian homeowners pursuing a lower bill and a reduced impact on the environment. Most can benefit straight away without any additional effort, but chances are if you’re…

Schools Clean Up Day 2020

Friday 28th February marks the annual Schools Clean Up Day. This is a great opportunity to inspire students about the impact pollution has on their local environment. A study conducted by The National Environmental Protection Council shows…

South Australia leads the way in renewable energy

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South Australia is leading the charge in Australia’s switch to renewable energy, shifting faster than any other state or territory. Having set ambitious renewable energy targets to reach by 2030, South Australia have shown throughout 2019…

Your guide to solar jargon

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Solar doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ve designed this handy jargon buster to help you understand terminology used by solar energy providers. Terminology Definition Alternating Current (AC) Alternating Current is the…