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Five best solar batteries: The DC Review

If you’re thinking about maximising your solar savings, your search for a solar battery could get very technical quite quickly. And many of the products […]


Why I chose the DC Sunny Saver battery package

My name’s Emma Jenkin and I’m co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at DC Power Co. We recently launched our solar battery package, DC Sunny Saver, […]

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DC Sunny Saver: the affordable solar battery package

Those of us who love solar power have been waiting for the right battery package to come along. One that’s efficient, high-quality and affordable. We’re […]

Why would I get a solar battery when my solar panels are already saving me money?

Why would I get a battery when my solar is saving me money?

Australians are feeling the pinch of rising electricity prices but if you’ve got solar panels, you’ve already taken the first step to taking control of […]

What should you include in a 2kW solar system?

What should you include in a 2kW solar system?

So you’ve decided to get solar panels? A 2kW solar system is an ideal size for a small household of 1-2 people and should include […]

How long do solar panels last?

How long do solar panels last?

Solar panels should last at least 25 years, however this doesn’t mean they simply stop working after that time. Solar panels can continue to generate […]

Solar Battery Buying Guide

The top things you need to know before buying a solar battery

For a few years now, we’ve been hearing that solar batteries are on the cusp of a residential boom, much like solar panels were a […]

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What makes up my electricity price?

While you only receive one energy bill each month or quarter, it takes more than just your power company to deliver electricity to your home.  […]

What is a daily supply charge? - Young Girl with Electricity Bill

What is a daily supply charge?

Also known as a service charge or fixed charge, the daily supply charge is essentially the cost you pay to be connected to the electricity […]

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How many solar panels do I need?

As a general rule, a typical small household (1-2 people) needs a 2kW solar system (or ~8 solar panels), a medium household (2-3 people) needs […]

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How much are solar panels?

The question ‘how much do solar panels cost’ doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all answer. The price of a solar system depends on the size of the […]

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Why Australia can (and should) be powered by renewable energy

A whopping 25% of our Facebook followers that we surveyed last week think that  Australia can’t be powered by 100% renewable energy. This is a […]