Industry is United Against Ban on Home Batteries Amidst Warnings of Chaos in Energy Storage Market

Standards Australia has been condemned by the energy storage industry for their proposed, potentially industry damaging, installation safety guidelines for home batteries, which it is claiming are essentially flawed. If passed it is likely they will create bedlam in Australia and globally with regards to the energy storage industry. The Australian Energy Storage Council state…

Nest Cam makes it to Australia

Nest’s easy to use yet powerful home monitoring cameras have arrived in Australia, the big question on everyone’s lips; are they worth the wait? A home security camera (wired), the Nest Cam retails for $319.95, however the operation of the camera isn’t as straighforward as you might have been led to believe. Yes, it is…

Does your home have rooftop solar panels?

Prepare to benefit from the recent tariff increase Its good news for householders in Australia with residential solar photovoltaic panels, following a recent announcement by AGL to increase the amount they currently pay for electricity fed back to the grid. Increases effective from July 1st As a direct result of wholesale power price rises across…

Solar Power Myths

Solar Power Myths Debunked

There’s no doubt that the solar revolution is well underway, especially here in Australia, where we have way more than our fair share of the shiny stuff. At present Australia has around 1.5 million solar-powered homes, with 30% of households in Queensland having their own solar power system. By 2040, it’s thought, half of the…