Maximising Energy Savings: Choosing the Right Solar Power System for Your Home

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Home Solar power is becoming increasingly popular for homeowners looking to reduce their electricity costs. By harnessing the sun’s energy, you can generate clean, renewable power for your home, lower your electricity bills and contribute to a greener future for our planet.  In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about choosing the […]

How solar can help reduce your cost of living

Home The continuously rising cost of living is one of the key concerns for Australians. According to recent research by, the percentage of households stressed about energy has increased from 18% to 23% between March 2021 and 2023. Soaring electricity prices continue to put pressure on households. The wholesale cost of electricity saw a significant increase, […]

Should I install a solar battery? Six factors to consider

Home Adding battery storage to your solar power system can maximise your solar investment. A battery helps reduce your reliance on the grid by storing the excess solar energy you have not used during the day and saving it for later use: at night, on low sunlight days, when utility rates are more expensive or […]

5 common solar myths to avoid and the truth behind them

Home According to the Climate of the Nation 2022 report, approximately 76% of Australians rank solar in their top three preferred sources of energy. Also, Australia is the world’s leader in solar uptake per capita, with approximately 1kW of solar installed per citizen¹. Despite the growth, there are still some common solar myths that may discourage homeowners […]

Why electricity prices have gone up and 4 ways to protect yourself

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Home The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), in its National Electricity Market (NEM) snapshot, said wholesale costs soared 141 per cent in the first quarter of 2022 compared with the same period last year. This announcement is particularly worrying for households without solar, who are set to experience energy bill shock, with a significant increase in wholesale electricity prices […]

3 ways to save energy consumption as you work from home

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Home The impact of COVID-19 on the lives of millions has been unimaginable. Our work and personal lives have been turned upside down, as we continue to come to terms with coping with such significant change. One significant change resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the shift to working from home. As social distancing […]

How does solar power work?

Solahart expert explains to home owners how solar energy works

Home Solar power is a great and proven way to reduce your energy bills, but have you ever wondered how it works? In this article, we will explore: How solar power works in providing electricity to your household; Why choosing solar power makes sense; and How you can store excess solar power for later use […]

Will my solar still work on cloudy or rainy days?

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Home Did you know that Australia has the highest solar radiation per square metre of any continent on the planet? At 58 million petajoules per year, it’s approximately 10,000 times larger than our total energy consumption1. Which is why for most Australians, using the abundant sunshine to power your home and heat your water makes so much […]

How much you could save with solar power in Australia

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Home Solar panels are hard to miss right across Australia, with over 3 million households making the switch. Why is this the case? Australia has more sunshine per square metre than any other continent in the world¹, which makes going solar too good an opportunity to pass up. Your potential savings with solar power Australia […]

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