Having a solar system in conjunction with batteries at your home does not mean that it will have the functionality of providing backup power in the event your network provider has a power outage or blackout. The majority of solar & battery systems that are installed today will not provide power as this can result in a back feed into the energy grid and create potential risk to the electrical workers.
Heard those rumours about the end of the solar rebate? Worried that the rooftop solar system you are thinking about is going to be impossible to afford? Don’t worry, rumours of the death of the “solar rebate” are greatly exaggerated. It’s staying around for a while. Read on to learn how this rumour got started, and what’s really happening with the solar rebate.
Solar power companies can go out of business due to the high operation costs especially during the slow down period. In Australia, it is not rare to find solar power companies exiting the market, leading to a loss or reduction in tariffs feed around the country. Most recently, we witnessed the exit of Energy Matters and True Value Solar from the country which reignited the debate because of their enormous presence in the country. If this happens to you, then you have no option but to look for a new solar supplier. Choosing a new solar power company can be confusing especially if you don’t know what to look for. The following are 5 areas to look out for when selecting a solar power supplier.