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Free power, and the rest

The following article, by Mathew Cawood, appeared in the rural newspaper The Land on 20th of February 2010. It talks about a recent 10kW installation in country NSW that Solar Choice brokered. The installation earns […]

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How to save energy in your home

Every quarter that electricity bill rolls in, and you may be left wondering – how is it so high, and how am I using that much energy? Here is a summary […]

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Solar trackers

NB: Some of the information about Solar Feed-in Tariffs and return on investment in this article may be out of date. See our Solar Feed-in Tariffs page for up-to-date information […]

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NSW feed-in tariff loophole to be closed

A loophole in the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme (the states feed-in tariff) that allowed energy retailers to only offer credit instead of cash will be closed. The NSW Energy Minister, John Robertson, […]

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The Green Loans program

(N.B. the Australian government’s Green Loan program came to a close on 21 December 2010. Some information below is out of date.) A solar PV system is a great way to […]

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Power prices set to rise by up to 60%

The NSW Energy Minister John Robertson said last Monday that he had received verbal advice from the state’s pricing regulator that power prices could rise by up to 60% in […]

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ETS voted down in the senate for a second time

The Federal Government’s proposed Emissions Trading Scheme has been just been voted down in the Senate for a second time. After the tumultuous political events of the last week, the […]

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Victorian Feed-In Tariff Commences

After much deliberation the details of the Victorian feed-in reward rate have been announced, with a commencement date on the 1st of November, 2009. Official specifications for the reward rate […]

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Solar Credit discounts legislated today!

Great news for all Australian residences and businesses looking to install solar energy. The Senate today passed the Renewable Energy Target (RET) bill, which includes legislation for the Solar Credit […]

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The Solar Sailor

There is a sleek looking vessel in Sydney Harbour that has been creating ripples of intrigue amongst tourists and locals. Noticeably quiet and modestly sized, it has attracted attention from numerous […]

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Hot water heat pumps

When it comes to heating water, there are a handful of energy sources that are used. Widely known examples include natural gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and electricity. Most properties […]

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