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Victoria’s solar rebates exhausted after three days

This month, the Victorian Government launched its Solar Homes program providing support for households installing solar and batteries. Between 2019-20, the Government will release 42,000 […]

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Are coal and gas to blame for my rising energy bills?

Are you shocked by your electricity bill, but know you’re doing everything you can to keep your energy use down?  Maybe you already have solar […]

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Supporting a renewable future through ethical investment

You don’t need inside information to know the future of energy is in renewables. The question really is, how quickly will we get there? Australia […]

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Energy essentials for a new home

For many people, their home is their biggest asset. So when it comes to building or buying your dream home, it’s important to strike the […]

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The future of energy and the power of your data

Australia’s solar homes have the potential to be incredibly powerful – they have three times the energy capacity of the country’s largest coal-fired power plant. […]

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Why are my electricity bills going up?

Have you been feeling the pinch of increasing power prices? You’re not imagining it. The cost of electricity has risen almost 120% in the last […]

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How to get a zero dollar electricity bill with a standard feed-in tariff

It’s the solar dream: getting a zero dollar electricity bill. If you’re on a premium feed-in tariff, it’s likely you’re already well on your way […]

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What you should know about the future of solar batteries

Around 4 million Australian homes will have solar panels on their roofs by 2030. The trend is undeniable – solar is the way to go […]

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Crowdfunding Round 2: Your questions answered

In 2018, 12,500 Australians invested in a new company for solar households, DC Power Co. We’ve now launched our second crowdfunding campaign so our CEO […]

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What it’s like to own an electric vehicle

By Johan Karlsson, DC Power Co’s energy data & pricing specialist   It’s hard to believe that there are currently less than 8000 electric vehicles […]

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How to make the most of your solar in winter

If you’ve got solar panels, it’s easy to get a little gloomy around this time of year. Winter is approaching and sunshine is getting more […]

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Which company is right for you? We compare the big players

Not all companies offer the same service and if you’ve got solar, it’s more important than ever to know what you’re getting from yours (and […]