Category: Solar Energy
01 July 2014

INTEGRATING SOLAR INTO LIFE OUTSIDE OF THE HOME

We have been thinking, what ways can solar be used outside of the home in order to make a positive impact upon the world?

After some research we discovered that an increasingly common trend around the globe is creating solar power farms in car parks, mainly in supermarket and retail hub car parks. […]

13 February 2014

LARGE-SCALE SOLAR ENERGY IN A TEMPORARY PICKLE

The solar boon afforded by Australia’s thousands of hours of sunshine every year is a precious gift that is currently being squandered. This is the opinion of energy experts who maintain that unless more adequate infrastructure is developed, the sun drenched nation could consistently fail to efficiently harness what is a huge source of energy. […]

15 January 2014

THE KEY ELEMENTS OF A GREAT SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM.

As consumers continue to embrace the power and cost-effectiveness of residential solar energy, one is left wondering: how is the hardware made to ensure quality? After all, consumers rely on these solar cells to power their homes every day, so durability is a must for these consumers. Let us examine some of the essential components of the hardware, as well as the technical specifications that distinguish one product from another. […]

16 December 2013

WHAT INCREASES IN ENERGY PRICES REALLY MEAN FOR HOUSEHOLDS?

While households have noticed increases in electricity and gas prices over the last few years, most haven’t looked at the profound impacts these increases can have on their lives and budget. The impacts can be both varied and profound. The three that cause the most stress are detailed below. […]

18 November 2013

THE TRUTH ABOUT SOLAR IN WINTER

It is the month of November, and winter in Melbourne is finally showing signs of being over. We’re not sure about you, but we always feel that it overstays its welcome on both seasonal sides. […]

03 October 2013

WHAT IF THE MCG WENT SOLAR?

Given that there is a bit of ‘footy fever’ going on surrounding the AFL grand final, it got me thinking: does the MCG use any solar energy? Our sporting Mecca, and a national icon, one would think it should be a shining example of renewables, but I, for one, haven’t ever heard a thing about […]