When you install a solar PV system, you are eligible to receive an upfront discount to recoup some of the costs. The discount is for the monetary value of small-scale technology certificates (STCs). These STCs are for the clean energy your system will create. Simply put, the more solar panels you install, the more STCs you create, and the more money you keep in your pocket. From January 2017, this will change.
How much solar power can you expect to generate on the shortest day of the year?
The State Government today announced the start of a solar battery storage trial for residents at Alkimos Beach, which aims to save participating households at least 15 per cent on their power bills.
Want to see how much power your solar panels are producing while you are on holiday? If you own a mobile phone or computer, you can.