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Financing for solar batteries: what are your options?

At DC Power Co, we know that one of the hurdles for people looking to get a battery is the cost of investment. So we […]

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Battery installation your way. And it won’t break the bank

We want our customers to have a choice over who installs their solar battery, but we also know convenience is key. So we’re teaming up […]

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Beyond the 40c+ feed-in tariff. Where to next?

Are you lucky enough to be getting 40c or more for every kilowatt hour (kWh) of solar power you send to the grid? If so, […]

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How much does it cost to get a solar battery installed?

Thinking about a solar battery but not sure how much the installation will cost? As a rough estimate, the cost of battery installation is usually […]

Infographic: how long will a 4.8kWh battery last in a blackout

How long will a 4.8kWh battery last in a blackout?

If the power goes out, because of extreme heat, fire or wild weather, there’s not usually much you can do about it. But if you’ve […]

Emma with her solar battery

Is a solar battery safe?

If you’re thinking about whether a solar battery might be right for your home, you might be wondering about safety. Like any household device, it’s […]

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How much do solar batteries cost?

The cost of solar batteries has been decreasing for a few years now, fuelled by the rise in electric vehicles, government rebates and increased demand […]

Ian Walker talking about his DC Sunny Saver battery package

Powering through blackouts: Ian’s solar battery story

For Ian Walker, the choice between a diesel generator and a solar battery was a no brainer.  Living in regional Victoria, Ian noticed the increasing […]

Home solar batteries

What size battery do I need for my solar system?

When it comes to getting a solar battery, bigger isn’t necessarily better (but it is more expensive). The goal is to get a system that […]

What type of battery for my solar panels

What type of battery for my solar panels?

So you’ve got solar panels and you’re ready to take the next step to add a battery. You may be thinking, what brand battery is […]

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Is solar battery tech really up-to-scratch?

Solar batteries are top of mind for solar households wanting to get in control of their energy and reduce their reliance on the grid. Falling […]

What you need to know about blackouts this summer

Blackouts (or power outages) can hit anytime, anywhere. They’re caused by a range of factors, but one of the most well-known and potentially destructive causes […]