Tag Archives: residential solar

By Chris Williams | September 4th, 2023 | Categories: General Solar, Home Energy Storage, News

Heat, dry conditions to increase risk of power outages

A dry and hot summer is looming, increasing the risk of bush fires and power outages. The forecast from Australian authorities paints a...

By Chris Williams | July 25th, 2023 | Categories: General Solar, News

The choice to go solar and electrify is obvious, but choose wisely

Last week was a big one for those of us helping Australians buy and install rooftop PV, solar batteries, and smart energy systems...

By ChrisWilliams | June 16th, 2022 | Categories: News

Dishwasher-gate: Energy crisis builds case for solar battery boom 

Australia's east coast has found itself in the electricity equivalent of a tailspin. Surging gas and electricity prices are resulting in the threat...

By ChrisWilliams | November 15th, 2021 | Categories: General Solar, Solar News

Australia basks in 3 million rooftop solar milestone, but dark clouds loom

While conflicting messages come from state and federal politicians, Aussie householders are taking climate action into their own hands and installing rooftop solar...


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.