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The Best Value Solar Power System for a Sydney Home

Solar Power Systems in Sydney, NSW are at some of the cheapest prices in Australia, and this article takes a look at how to maximise the benefit of a residential solar power system in Sydney. The Best Value Solar Power System in Sydney, NSW Over the past few years, the price of a fully installed solar power system has come down dramatically thanks to government incentives and the substantial growth of the industry, both here in Australia and overseas in countries such as China, India and Germany. However, recently we have seen a number of new regulations brought in by
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Australian Solar Rebates are still available

Two days after the review into the Renewable Energy Target was released, and we have seen one of the biggest days in history for residential solar power. Around the nation, households took Australia’s renewable energy future into their own hands and collectively ‘went solar’. We have been swamped with phone calls to the point where we were not able to get back to everyone. We will be open all day today to help you finalise the details of your system. By placing an order we can pre-assign your STC claim. Call us today on 1300 221 586 to finalise the
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Review calls for Renewable Energy Target cuts: what it means

By Michael Hopkin, The Conversation The long-awaited review of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target has been released and, as widely predicted, has recommended winding back or even scrapping the various parts of the scheme. We asked Conversation readers for their questions about the review, what it means for Australia’s renewable energy industry, and your household power bills. We answer the most pressing questions below. What has the review recommended? Short answer: cuts to investment in renewable power stations, and the scrapping of incentives for solar panels. The report’s executive summary recommends two alternative options: Closing the scheme to new renewable power
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Why you shouldn’t install a 5kW Solar System in Sydney

[cherry_row] [cherry_col size_md=”12″ size_xs=”none” size_sm=”none” size_lg=”none” offset_xs=”none” offset_sm=”none” offset_md=”none” offset_lg=”none” pull_xs=”none” pull_sm=”none” pull_md=”none” pull_lg=”none” push_xs=”none” push_sm=”none” push_md=”none” push_lg=”none” collapse=”no” bg_type=”none” bg_position=”center” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_size=”auto”] [cherry_row_inner type=”full-width” bg_type=”none” bg_position=”center” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_size=”auto” parallax_speed=”1.5″ parallax_invert=”no” min_height=”300″ speed=”1.5″ invert=”no”] [cherry_col_inner size_md=”12″ size_xs=”none” size_sm=”none” size_lg=”none” offset_xs=”none” offset_sm=”none” offset_md=”none” offset_lg=”none” pull_xs=”none” pull_sm=”none” pull_md=”none” pull_lg=”none” push_xs=”none” push_sm=”none” push_md=”none” push_lg=”none” collapse=”no” bg_type=”none” bg_position=”center” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_size=”auto”] [mp_code] This blog post is now out of date. Please click here for the latest information. The energy distributors in Sydney (both Ausgrid and Endeavour Energy) have a regulation that you must have a 3 phase power supply to install a
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Enphase Micro Inverters on a hot roof? Yes, they stand the heat!

Enphase Energy analysed over 170 Enphase Micro Inverter systems in Australia during January 2014, which was a month of record-breaking heatwaves across much of the country. The results speak for themselves: Zero Enphase Microinverters shut down due to high ambient temperatures Less than 1% of Enphase Microinverters’ internal temperature readings exceeded 70˚ Zero Enphase Microinverters recorded an internal operating temperature close to or above the rated maximum of 85˚ Many customers ask our solar team about the performance of electronics on a hot Australian roof. It is a critical issue that micro inverter manufacturers must overcome in order to deliver
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Solaray RET Review Submission

BACKGROUND Solaray Energy and its sister company, Intero Energy Systems have been providing solar PV systems to the residential and commercial markets in NSW since 2009. Solaray has installed thousands of small-scale solar PV systems in the range of 2kW to 100kW. Intero Energy has provided design and implementation services for solar PV projects ranging from 50kW to 200kW and is currently engaged in consulting and Project Development services for several multi-million dollar projects. Solaray employs, either directly or indirectly, dozens of people with a particular emphasis on the development of younger employees and returning to work parents in part
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Solar After the Federal Budget 2014

The proposed scrapping of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in last night’s federal budget will be a backward step for Australia’s growing renewable energy industry. It will also be a backwards step for Australian companies that have been driving innovation in the solar industry, and attracting foreign investment, talent and resources. ARENA was established with bipartisan support to fund research and development in renewable energy and abolishing the agency will increase our reliance on expensive and depleted resources such as oil and gas. THE GOOD NEWS is that the solar rebate is still in place… for now. The solar
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Quality Solar Installation

Solaray are the largest and most experienced installer of Enphase systems in NSW, and are ranked in the top 5 solar installers in Australia based on feedback from over 10,000 reviews across Australia. We make going solar one of the easiest decisions you can make to help reduce your power bill and your carbon footprint. We take care of all the paperwork, including your grid connect application, claiming your rebate and arranging your installation. All you have to do is give us the go-ahead and we will do the rest. How much roof space do I need? Most solar panels
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