Solar Panels Are the Future of Energy. Here’s How They Work

May 11, 2022 9:45 am

Solar energy is created by the constant nuclear fusion reactions occurring deep within the sun. The photons that reach your solar cells and generate an electric current comes from the sun. These photons set the electrons on the solar panels in motion, generating electricity. Your solar panels are designed to...

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How long do Solar Panels last?

April 9, 2022 11:14 am

Routine care and quality maintenance are equally important to extend the lifetime of solar panels. Maintenance checks can alert you to any quality degradation in the panels. Working with a professional solar installer like Tesla Electricals and Solar will provide routine maintenance checks and ensure the panels function at their best. Should...

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Is a Solar Battery worth it in 2022?

March 9, 2022 8:27 pm

Australia has been reported to have the highest uptake of solar out of any nation in the world, with 30% of households with rooftop solar PV. As of 9 November 2021, more than 3 million rooftop solar PV systems have been installed across Australia. This trend has led to the...

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Clean Energy Regulator reveals a booming 2020 for solar

March 3, 2021 11:53 am

Recently released data (January 2021) by the Clean Energy Regulator highlights that it was another cracking year for small-scale solar power in Australia. This was on pace with estimation mid 2020 that it was on pace to be a record setting year for solar. By mid 2020, the total for...

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Victoria’s $1.6 Billion Support for Renewable Energy

January 28, 2021 10:55 am

The Victorian Government has recently announced $1.6 billion energy budget package as part of the Victorian Budget 2020/21, which is the largest investment in clean energy of any state, ever. As the budget is aiming for economic recovery from coronavirus with renewable, reliable energy that will save families money and...

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How Many Solar Panel Do I Need?

October 29, 2020 4:45 pm

How Many Solar Panel Do I Need? Installing a solar panel can be one of the greatest investments you can ever make, as it will allow you to produce energy that can reduce or even eliminate electricity bills. However, it is important to know that the number of solar panels...

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Commercial Solar Incentive Queensland

July 22, 2020 8:08 pm

Solar incentive for businesses in QLD In Queensland, businesses can benefit from subsidised solar systems that, depending on the location and size of your business can provide great benefits. The system in Queensland is categorised under Small Scale (under 100kW) and Large Scale (over 100kW) systems. Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STC’s)...

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What is a Solar Micro-Inverter?

July 22, 2020 7:15 pm

What is a Solar Micro-Inverter? Micro-inverters are – as the name suggests – micro. And instead of the traditional Inverter, such as a Fronius Inverter where there is one per Solar power system, with a micro-inverter, there is one per panel. They have recently benefited from increased popularity due to...

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Residential Solar Incentives for Victoria

July 15, 2020 6:31 pm

Solar Incentives for Victoria Victoria has its own state program, the second round of its Solar Program started July 1, 2019. It is defined as a subsidy, rather than a ‘rebate.’ This is a state level scheme, the value of this incentive is ‘up to’ a value of $2,225 or...

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What is a Solar Inverter?

July 1, 2020 4:07 pm

What is a Solar Inverter? Solar inverters are one of the most important elements for a Solar electric power system. It is how the energy which is picked up by your Solar Panels can then be fed back into your home and used as energy. The energy that comes from...

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