Category Archives: Solar News

By ChrisWilliams | December 20th, 2019 | Categories: Solar News

How much does installing solar panels cost?

How much will it cost you to put in solar panels? Our experience suggests that the cost for an average, four-person Australian home...

By ChrisWilliams | October 31st, 2019 | Categories: Solar News


We are so proud and excited to announce that Natural Solar has been named a winner in the 2020 Awards Representing the best and...

By ChrisWilliams | October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Solar News

‘Highly charged story’: chemistry Nobel goes to inventors of lithium-ion batteries

Original Article: This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to three chemists who collectively developed something that has become an absolute necessity...

By ChrisWilliams | September 24th, 2019 | Categories: Solar News

In Australia With Solar Plus Storage, You Can Now Get All Your Electricity For One Low Fixed Monthly Price

Original Article: Residential energy storage company sonnen is creating innovative solar-plus-storage products, aggregating distributed assets to create virtual power plants, and becoming...

By ChrisWilliams | September 3rd, 2019 | Categories: General Solar, Solar News

Top 3 Types Of Solar Panels in Australia – Reviewed Here

Are you thinking about buying solar panels but unsure about which type to go for? Solar panels come in all different shapes and...

By ChrisWilliams | July 16th, 2019 | Categories: Solar News

Lithium Iron batteries could make Australia Submarines Obsolete in 2030’s

Watch Video 1:58 Military analyst says new subs could be obsolete before they're launched ABC News Australia has been warned its first French-designed...

By ChrisWilliams | July 16th, 2019 | Categories: Solar News

Toyota shows off solar Prius with 860 W output from 34% efficient cells

The car will be road tested at Toyota City in Japan. Solar charging technology for the vehicle will then be further optimized before...

By ChrisWilliams | July 5th, 2019 | Categories: Solar News

Giant Floating Solar Farms Could Make Fuel and Help Solve the Climate Crisis, Says Study

"A massive reduction in CO2 emissions from fossil fuel burning is required to limit the extent of global warming. However, carbon-based liquid fuels...

By ChrisWilliams | June 8th, 2018 | Categories: Solar News

University Queensland goes 100% solar with 64MW solar farm

An artist's impression of the proposed solar farm near Warwick. The University of Queensland is to build a 64MW solar farm to become...

By ChrisWilliams | September 11th, 2017 | Categories: Home Energy Storage, Solar News

sonnen, E3 / DC, Senec and LG Chem dominate German residential PV storage market

Article originally posted on: (link) Nearly two-thirds of all solar storage systems sold in Germany come from these four suppliers. According to...


These costs are based on the SA Power network in Adelaide but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. This comparison assumes a general energy usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on Energy Locals Time of Use Tariff – (TOU – Peak, Off-Peak & Solar Sponge).

The reference price is set by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a financial year in relation to electricity supply to residential customers in the distribution region and is based on an assumed annual usage amount. Any difference between the reference price and the unconditional price of a plan is expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.