Energy essentials

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The biggest mistake people make when it comes to their solar feed-in tariff

When you get solar panels, you become an electricity prosumer – you both consume and produce electricity, and you’re paid a solar feed-in tariff (FiT) […]

Sungrow Battery Package

Why you need a hybrid inverter with your Sungrow Battery Package

If you’re ready to install the Sungrow Battery Package with your existing solar system, you might be wondering why you need the hybrid inverter when […]

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Financing for green homes

Are you a homeowner thinking about making your house more sustainable and energy efficient?  Whether you’re thinking about a particular project, such as installing solar […]

The top 4 benefits of smart meters

Smart meters have numerous benefits, from giving you greater visibility of your energy usage and solar exports to making estimated energy bills a thing of […]

Solar households in Australia

Single phase vs 3-phase power: what are they and what’s the difference?

If your home is connected to the electricity grid in Australia (and most homes are, particularly in built up areas), you’ll likely either be on […]

What is a smart meter?

Smart meters differ from basic meters in that they digitally measure when and how much energy you’re using in your home.  This means your energy […]

How much space does the DC Power Co Solar Battery Package take up?

Does the DC Power Co Solar Battery Package take up much space?

The DC Power Co Solar Battery Package is our compact, streamlined solar battery option that can be installed outdoors (out of direct sunlight) or indoors in a […]

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How to save money on your energy bill while stuck at home

As the effects of the COVID-19 crisis take hold across the country, more and more of us are now self-isolating at home. Besides boredom-induced viral […]

Blackout checklist: Know what to do when the power goes out

Blackout checklist: Know what to do when the power goes out

Blackouts are now a reality in Australia, with extreme weather and heat putting increased strain on the electricity grid.  The important thing to remember is […]

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 […]

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The bushfire emergency: fires, blackouts & solar safety

These past weeks and months we’ve been horrified to see the extent and impact of the devastating bushfires across the country.  Last week fires brought […]