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Solar Victoria Officially Release Rebate Information

Posted by Sam Quennell on 19-Jun-2019 12:53:45

Solar Victoria have officially released all information regarding the solar rebates that will be on offer from 1st July 2019.

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Topics: solar energy, sustainability, government incentives, residential solar, incentives, solar pv, solar battery system, solar rebate

The Risks of High Voltage

Posted by Sam Quennell on 29-May-2019 11:37:37

High voltage issues are often ignored or simply not even considered. However, if not managed properly, it can become an annoying problem for your household. In Australia, the normal grid voltage is between 225 and 240 Volts (V). Voltage levels will fluctuate during the day depending on how much power is being drawn from the grid, and how much solar is being sent back. It is up to the electricity distributor to monitor the voltage levels; however, it is becoming more difficult to keep voltage levels below 254V.

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Topics: residential solar, voltage

Important changes to the Victorian solar rebate and our commitment

Posted by Sam Quennell on 02-May-2019 13:12:03

It's fair to say there's a little confusion surrounding the Victorian solar rebate. So, just to clarify, it has closed. However, the rebate will be re-opening from 1st July with even more on offer for Victorians - including:

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Topics: sustainability, residential solar, solar pv, demand response, solar rebate, victorian solar rebate

Two reasons why now is a good time to lock in your solar purchase

Posted by Sam Quennell on 14-Mar-2019 11:07:03

1. The number of STCs being created is higher than the target set 

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Topics: renewable energy, solar energy, sustainability, government incentives, community solar, incentives, solar rebate

Jim's Energy transforms into ekoenergy

Posted by Sam Quennell on 08-Mar-2019 10:16:04

Following a decision not to progress a franchise model, Echo Group has moved away from the Jim's Energy brand, and has officially become ekoenergy.

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Topics: sustainability, residential solar, community solar, solar pv, neighbourhood solar