Posts by Solaray

Solar Panels and Shade?

With today's modern and smart solar systems, using micro-inverter technology from Enphase Energy, this isn't the issue it was a few years ago. Even better, as you can see from this new system in Kenthurst, even when the sun is setting, some of the panels are still in bright sunshine and will be producing power right to the end of the day - which isn't possible with any other technology. For more information check out our post on the 10 key benefits of an Enphase Solar System.
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The Biggest Mistake People Make When Buying A Solar System In Sydney

If you don’t have a good understanding of your power consumption, sizing up a solar system can be a bit of a minefield. We normally start off by explaining that the average output of a solar system in Sydney is about 4 times a system’s size. For example, a 5kW system will output 20kWh a day, averaged out across the year. So if your usage was around 30kWh a day and you estimated that you could use around 60-70% of your power during the daytime, a 5kW system would be a good fit. The problem with this approach of using
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10 Top Tips For Reducing Your Power Bill

For years people have been asking us how they can reduce their power bills with solar power. The problem, of course, is that solar power is generated during the day and for many households, this is impractical as they are at work during the day and hence use most of their power at night. Sure, you can set appliances to run with a timer, and you can run the base load of your house on solar power during the day, but you want more! The key to reducing your power bills is to design a system that doesn’t require you
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Does solar power work at night?

Throughout the day, solar panels on your roof absorb light from the sun. This is transformed into power that can be used by your household. Typically either microinverters are connected to each panel, or a string inverter connected at a central location will convert the energy from DC to AC. With nothing blocking the panels from sunlight such as trees casting shade, or dirt and debris, your system will generate electricity whenever the sun is shining and power your home’s appliances. In fact, many households generate surplus electricity during the day. When this happens, you effectively sell your energy back
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Instant Asset Write-Off Extended Until December 2020

What is the instant asset write-off scheme? The federal government’s instant asset write-off scheme allows businesses with a turnover of less than $500 million to claim an immediate tax deduction of up to $150,000 on assets purchased this year. Assets that are eligible for dedication include vehicles, tools, office equipment and the entire cost of a solar installation.  How has the instant asset write-off changed recently? The extension of the instant asset scheme until the end of the year is part of the Australian government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The recent changes have strengthened the incentive with the hope
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4 Years In A Row! Solaray Energy Wins LG Solar’s Top Award as Australia’s Installer of the Year For 2019

Solaray Energy has again been awarded LG Solar’s top award as Australia’s LG Solar Installer of the Year 2019. Along with the prestigious title of being Australia’s #1 LG Solar Installer, Solaray Energy also won the LG Solar Installer of the Year 2019 for NSW. This makes Solaray Energy the largest installer nationally of the best panels available in Australia, and a clear market leader in the premium quality end of the Solar Power Industry. Solaray customers choose LG Solar Panels to maximise reliability and system performance in all weather conditions. The new LG Solar NeON 2 360W panel has
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