From 1 July 2018, the Essential Services Commission (ESC) has announced that energy retailers in Victoria must offer at least one of two feed-in tariffs (FiTs):
- the time varying FiT and/or
- the single-rate FiT
There's no 'best way' to finance a solar system, but this article explains some of the most popular ways to finance a residential solar energy project:
After the success of our inital launch in Victoria, Jim's Energy has now officially expanded to New South Wales. Offering a portfolio of solutions to improve households' energy efficiency, Jim's Energy specialises in the supply and install of residential solar, energy storage, energy broking and energy monitoring systems.
As 2017 comes to a close, Jim’s Energy, celebrates its launch and huge growth, having already installed solar systems for hundreds of customers throughout Victoria. Divisional Manager, Erik Zimmerman says:
Topics: solar energy
Jim’s Energy are proud to offer solar bulk buy campaigns through our corporate and independent organisation and community energy partners.
We were recently selected as the preferred supplier for the Strathbogie Bulk Buy run by the Yarra Energy Foundation and have installed over 450kW of solar across the region. Jim’s Energy are bulk buy specialists with over 200 solar bulk buy and solar neighbourhoods completed since 2007. We have more collective experience than any other company in Australia.
This week, the federal government announced that they will be moving from the Clean Energy Target (CET) proposed by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, to a new energy policy called the National Energy Guarantee (NEG). This is big news in the industry, after a tumultuous year and many months of indecision.
Did you know the price of Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STCs) has dropped dramatically over the last few months and is showing no signs of slowing down?
No matter how many panels you can fit on your roof, going solar will certainly have a positive impact in reducing your electricity bills and carbon emissions.
Great news for Victoria! As of 1 July 2017, the solar feed-in tariff for households will officially be increased from 5c/kWh to a minimum of 11.3c/kWh. A feed-in tariff is a payment for electricity fed into the supply grid from a renewable energy source, such as a residential solar energy system.
Elon Musk has agreed to build the world’s biggest lithium ion battery in South Australia in 100 days.
The array will be capable of an output of 100 megawatts (MW) of power at a time and will be able to store 129 megawatt hours (MWh) of energy. It is to be connected to the Hornsdale wind farm, which is currently under construction in SA.