Illawarra solar homeowners have been dealt a tough blow in the last week, with The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) recommending that energy retailers slash the voluntary Solar Feed-In Tariff by 44% (from 11¢-15¢/kWh to 6.9¢-8.4¢/kWh). It has been labelled by many in the solar industry as a step in [...]
There are some very cool energy-saving and storage technologies now out. Get the low-down on the latest here.
If you’re unsure of the critical questions to ask when it comes to choosing and installing a battery, here’s our Battery Storage Buying Guide with the Top Ten Questions You Need To Ask.
Winter Bill Creep Did you know that heating and cooling your home can account for up to half of its energy use? Half! Here’s how you can save energy this autumn/winter: Rotate your ceiling fans. In the winter, set your fan clockwise to move hot air downward; during summer, turn your [...]
As the weather gets warmer, we tend to chew up a lot of power trying to cool things down. But we’re paying a higher and higher price for that comfort as electricity tariffs continue to increase. Try our top tips for using less power this summer and save your hard-earned cash. [...]
You probably know the Solar Bonus Scheme is ending on 31 December 2016. So what does that mean for you? If you’re currently on the 20c or 60c Feed-In Tariff…you’ll want to switch to a net meter by the end of this year. Talk to your energy provider… but before you [...]
If you’re concerned about rising electricity prices, you’re not alone. According to a recent CHOICE Consumer Pulse Report, three in 10 Australians are struggling to get by on their current income, and are particularly worried about their power bills, with electricity coming in at the No 1 cost concern – even [...]
Here are my five top tips on how to get the most out of your solar power system. Tip 1 - is to look at when your solar panels are actually producing the most electricity. For a north-facing roof, for example, between 10am and 3pm, for solar [...]
Hi, I'm Caro from TheEnergyExperts.com.au and today I'd like to talk to you about why people choose to use a brokering service to save them time, energy and money. Let's have a look at time - everyone I know these days is time poor, we're all racing around like headless [...]