Getting solar

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 […]

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How many solar panels do I need?

The number of solar panels you need will depend on how much electricity you use in your home, your house’s roof space and your budget.  […]

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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 […]

What is a renewable resource? - DC Power Co

What is a renewable resource?

A renewable resource is a naturally replenishing energy resource – it won’t run out. This includes sunlight (solar), wind, water (hydro) and heat from the […]

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What is solar power?

Solar power is electricity that has been converted from sunlight, which means it’s a renewable energy resource. There are two ways to create solar power: […]

How does solar power work

How does solar power work?

Solar systems convert sunlight into solar power. The solar panels absorb sunlight and the solar inverter converts that power into electricity to be used in […]

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Harvesting the sun: how solar power is made, and why it means savings for you

Most of us know that solar panels convert sunlight to electricity. But how does this magic happen? And why does it mean big savings for […]

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7 things to know before getting a solar system

Solar panel 101: solar power systems Thinking about getting solar panels but not sure where to start? With so many installers out there and a […]

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The A to Z of monitoring

Solar monitoring allows you to keep track of your solar. From generation to export to behind the meter usage, monitoring systems are the best way […]

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How does a grid-connected solar system work?

A solar system is comprised of two key components: the panels and the inverter. The solar photovoltaic panels (also known as solar PV) are used […]