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Solar Panels By The Sea And Corrosion Resistance

beach house with solar

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside, I do like to be beside the sea… Ever wonder why you never hear a robot singing that song? I’ll tell you why. Two words: corrosion! Sorry, that was one word. Two words – bad corrosion!

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Why Oversizing Solar Panel Arrays Is A Smart Move

house with lots of solar panels

Installing rooftop solar systems with a total panel capacity greater than the inverter capacity is usually a very good idea.  It will certainly save you money, but it can also help get around the restrictions many Australians face on the size of inverter they can connect to the grid.

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Seraphim Solar Panel Review: Heaven or Hell?

seraphim solar panels being reviewed by Ronald

One solar panel manufacturer who seems to be popping up a lot recently is Seraphim Solar. On the plus side they appear to make top quality panels which have done a good job of impressing people, receiving an average rating of almost 4.9 out of 5 from our customer reviews. But they get a black mark, for […]

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Chernobyl Gives Solar Power 3 Thumbs Up!

Why shouldn’t you wear underpants made in the Soviet Union? Because Cher-nob-yl fall out. And if you think that terrible joke doesn’t apply to you because you are female just spend some time in Chernobyl and maybe you’ll grow something that can fall out of your Soviet underpants.

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Dead Set Solar Legends Donate 30kW Solar System To Kid’s Charity

kid and solar panels

Do you love children? I do. And this is not a lead in to a stupid joke where I say, “…with tomato sauce”. In fact, all things  considered, I find children to be about exactly as annoying as I find adults.  So if you’re human, no matter what your age, you’re okay as far as […]

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Will LGCs Pay More Than STCs on a 10-100kW solar system?

What PVSell tells me about using STCS for a 10 kilowatt system.

Update 23rd Feb 2018: Solar installations of 100 kilowatts or less now only receive STCs.  However, applications made before March 31st 2018 for systems of 10 to 100 kilowatts may be accepted under the old rules and permitted to receive LGCs. Many people are aware the Renewable Energy Target, or RET, lowers the cost of […]

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Canberra reshuffle: Mr Coal gets the job but is it all bad news?

josh frydenberg

Like experienced card sharps waiting for the deal, all eyes were on the Canberra environment portfolio reshuffles last week. This following the near-disastrous election result for the Coalition where hopes were high that Malcolm 3.0 may have “got the message” on renewable policy.

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Will Malcolm grow a pair on solar power policy?

malcolm 3.0

Last week we touched on how the newly-elected Malcolm Turnbull could take on the anti-renewables wing of his party to implement sensible and far-reaching reforms. This week we look at whether Mal 3.0 has the stomach for the fight…and what this means for solar power policy in Australia.

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East West Facing Solar Panels On A Single Inverter Input Can Work Well

A portrait of Adelaide's first Surveyor General, Colonel William Light. Beneath him a caption reads, "I? Tipsy? Sir, I repudiate that Calumny! I was as jober as a sudge."[Continue reading…]

Tesla Quietly Release New Powerwall Warranty: But There’s One Big Problem…

A 404 screen which is what you get if you go looking for the original Powerwall warranty on the Tesla site.

Can I interest you in buying a revolutionary new energy storage system? It is called the Brakulator 7000. It has a usable storage capacity of 6.4 kilowatt-hours with a continuous power output of 3.3 kilowatts.  And the great thing is it comes with a 10 year warranty. Are you interested?

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