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Adelaide Solar Update February 2016

The market for solar system installations in Adelaide in January and February (to date) 2016 has been fairly flat and the competition amongst solar installers in Adelaide remains very strong. The decline of the Australian dollar means that solar system prices has risen marginally as the cost of solar panels and inverters has increased due […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Adelaide solar industry|Comments Off on Adelaide Solar Update February 2016

Solar Panels Becoming The Standard In New Homes?

27 December 2015. It is interesting to see several Adelaide home building companies now offering solar panels as part of their offering. Adelaide and South Australia have embraced solar installation (as a percentage of dwellings with solar power installed) more than any other capital city and State in Australia. As the cost of solar battery […]

By |December 27th, 2015|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Solar Panels Becoming The Standard In New Homes?

Paris Climate Deal And Solar

14 December 2015. It is interesting to see a ‘deal’ has been agreed on at the U.N. climate change talks in Paris yesterday. The agreement sees 193 countries coming together to tackle climate change and most importantly, in our view, agree to firm targets, the main one being to keep temperatures  “well below 2°C above pre-industrial […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Adelaide solar industry, Future Of Solar Power In Adelaide|Comments Off on Paris Climate Deal And Solar

Cost Of Solar Panels Installation – Creative Programs And Accessibility To Solar

It seems the ‘pendulum’ of Government support and endorsement for residential solar power systems is swinging back in favour of encouraging the uptake of solar. The Victorian Government announced yesterday that they had introduced regulatory changes that will allow solar installation companies to install solar systems at little or no cost onto home owners roofs. […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Adelaide solar industry, Future Of Solar Power In Adelaide, solar news, Solar Panels Price Adelaide|Comments Off on Cost Of Solar Panels Installation – Creative Programs And Accessibility To Solar

Adelaide Solar Outlook 2016

It has been an interesting year as far as the solar installation industry in Adelaide is concerned and the solar and renewable energy landscape Australia wide. The areas of change concerning the Adelaide solar installers market this year has focused around:

Adelaide solar consumers are increasingly considering the pro’s and con’s of solar energy storage technology. […]

By |December 1st, 2015|Adelaide solar industry, Future Of Solar Power In Adelaide, solar energy storage systems, solar panel efficiency|Comments Off on Adelaide Solar Outlook 2016

Price Of Solar Could Rise If The Demise Of The R.E.T. Eventuates

As we have discussed previously, the current review of the Renewable Energy Target is being closely watch by the solar industry and significant ‘lobbying’ is already being seen by groups like the Solar Council who are actively targeting ‘marginal’ seats to pressure politicians into keeping the current Renewable Energy Target. Should the Renewable Energy Target. go then […]

By |August 21st, 2014|Adealide Solar Power R.O.I., Adelaide solar industry, Renewable Energy Target and Solar, Solar Panels Price Adelaide|Comments Off on Price Of Solar Could Rise If The Demise Of The R.E.T. Eventuates

Renewable Energy Target To Stay?

There has been news released today that the Federal government Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has stated that the Renewable Energy Target (R.E.T.) will not be scrapped. The R.E.T. has been directly responsible for the uptake of solar panels systems over the last 8 years and the solar industry has been extremely concerned that that current review […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Adelaide solar feed In Tariff, Adelaide solar industry|Comments Off on Renewable Energy Target To Stay?

Solar Adelaide – Rapid Solar Panel Uptake in Adelaide

4 April 2013 – With now over ten percent of households in Adelaide having solar panels systems installed, Adelaide is often referred to as ‘Solar Adelaide’ within the renewable energy Industry. We also note that Australia has an astounding 2 Giga Watts of installed solar capacity- solar power has certainly proven to more than a ‘fad’.

Reasons […]

By |April 4th, 2013|solar adelaide|Comments Off on Solar Adelaide – Rapid Solar Panel Uptake in Adelaide

Solar Panel Manufacture Shake-Out Continues

Following on from the troubles facing Chinese solar panels manufacturer Suntech we noted with interest that Bosch, the German multinational, has announced that it will be closing down its solar business from 2014, following substantial losses. Bosch, generally associated with high levels of innovation and certainly quality, has been seen in the Adelaide solar market as […]

By |March 31st, 2013|solar energy Adelaide and south australia|Comments Off on Solar Panel Manufacture Shake-Out Continues

Micro-Inverter Solar Technology Update

As we discussed in the Solar Inverters – Simplifying a Complex Subject post, one of the key features of modern inverters used in solar panel systems around Adelaide is the M.P.P.T. or  Maximum Power Point Tracking which attempts to maximise the power output from the solar panel array. This is hugely beneficial however in the last couple of […]

By |March 26th, 2013|Micro-Inverter|Comments Off on Micro-Inverter Solar Technology Update