Category Archives: News

By ChrisWilliams | January 27th, 2022 | Categories: News, Tesla Powerwall

Is Tesla Powerwall worth it in 2022?

As more Australians per capita have solar installed on their homes than anywhere else in the world, and as feed-in-tariffs (FiTs) continue to...

By ChrisWilliams | December 10th, 2021 | Categories: General Solar, News, Solar News

What does Labor’s 43% plan mean for solar and batteries?

Part of the Australian Labor Party’s failure to topple the Morrison government in the 2019 election has been blamed on a lack of...

By ChrisWilliams | December 7th, 2021 | Categories: News, Solar News, Tesla Powerwall

Breaking new ground with solar and storage

Perhaps the only thing in Australia booming more than rooftop solar PV is the homes they're installed on. Driven by low-interest rates, the...

Take charge of your energy security

Whether it’s down to wild weather or simply the multitude of pressures on the grid, blackouts are a part of life and taking...

By ChrisWilliams | March 22nd, 2021 | Categories: News

Queensland Government announces landmark deal with Tesla Powerwall home solar batteries A first for Queensland!

JANUARY23. 2021: Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) has signed a landmark deal to use Powerwall by Tesla, the world’s leading supplier of high quality...

By ChrisWilliams | March 22nd, 2021 | Categories: News

Solar battery booms amidst coronavirus as clean energy gains ground

Amidst forecasts of a pandemic stringed recession, residential battery systems in Australia defied all odds as it registered a 20% increase in 2020....

By ChrisWilliams | January 7th, 2021 | Categories: News

To buy or not to buy a Tesla Powerwall

Every solar owner should consider the solar battery question. When Tesla Powerwall entered the market in mid-2015, home batteries which is an emerging...

By ChrisWilliams | January 7th, 2021 | Categories: News

Are solar panels and solar batteries a wise buy?

Whilst widely criticised for being expensive or inefficient, solar technology has come a long way and has now proved to be extremely beneficial -...

By ChrisWilliams | November 5th, 2020 | Categories: News

Victoria’s new Tesla battery in Moorabool to drive down power prices, State Government says

Victoria will be home to the largest battery in the southern hemisphere as part of a State Government push to transition to renewable...

By ChrisWilliams | May 4th, 2020 | Categories: News

Bill shock on the way for isolating Australians, made worse by ‘not fit for purpose’ homes

Australians are being warned their next energy bills could be shockingly high, a problem made worse by the country’s poor efficiency ratings for...

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