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Solar Choice’s new Solar Quote Comparisons: Benefits to customers

June 4, 2013
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Solar Choice, Australia’s free solar energy installation brokering and advice service, has developed a new format for its popular Solar Quote Comparisons. The new system will make solar photovoltaic (PV) system shopping even easier for Solar Choice’s residential customers, whilst also giving them immediate access to the offerings of the full range of solar installers […]

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10 ways Solar Choice saves solar customers money

May 7, 2013
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Since 2008, Solar Choice has helped over 105,000 Australians make an informed decision about going solar. By working with over a hundred solar system installation companies across Australia, Solar Choice brings transparency to the market, making it easier for customers to compare and choose an installer and system. Below are 10 ways that Solar Choice […]

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10 ways Solar Choice saves installers money

May 7, 2013
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Since 2008, Solar Choice has been working with solar system installation companies across the country to bring transparency to the Australian solar market and to take the hassle out of solar shopping for the customer. Below are 10 ways that Solar Choice helps solar installers save money on sales and administration. Recommend on Facebook Share […]

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Find the best North Shore solar and Northern Beach solar deals with Solar Choice’s team of Solar Brokers

October 10, 2012
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Customers looking for the best North Shore solar and Northern Beaches solar deals will benefit from the expertise of local solar brokers, Solar Choice. Since 2008, Solar Choice has helped over 105,000 Australians go solar. Our team has considerable experience if brokering deals for both residential and commercial scale solar installations. If you are looking for solar […]

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Take a tour of the Solar Choice Commercial Tender Management Platform

August 28, 2012
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In order to streamline handling of the growing number of commercial enquiries, Solar Choice Commercial has developed a unique, interactive, web-based Tender Management Platform for its large-scale and commercial solar power clients. The Tender Management Platform will act as a repository for all information and documents associated with a particular project, and will be accessible via […]

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Solar Choice Commercial facilitates McDonald’s Australia’s move to solar power

May 23, 2012
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      With the help of Solar Choice Commercial, the first McDonald’s restaurant in Australia has gone solar. Although the Kilsyth restaurant’s  12kW solar PV system is ground-breaking in this respect, other McDonald’s restaurants may follow suit in the future. Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend Related […]

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The Best Solar PV System Installers in Queensland: Who to trust?

March 30, 2012
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With the popularity of the solar PV industry in Australia–and Queensland especially–Solar Choice has seen the rapid emergence of a very large number of solar PV installers. With this influx of companies vying for business, customers trying to quickly and painlessly locate a reputable and trustworthy solar installer can quickly become overwhelmed by a number […]

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Solar PV system prices reaching unprecedented lows. Why? And how long will it last?

December 14, 2011
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Solar PV system prices have hit all-time lows in Australia, according to Solar Choice’s team of Solar Energy Brokers. These solar price declines are due to a perfect storm of factors, including the strong Australian dollar, increased competition amongst installers and manufacturers due to withdrawn subsidies, and a flood of cheap solar system components from […]

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Solar Choice announces new Commercial Solar PV Finance Package

November 2, 2011

Solar Choice Commercial has announced an innovative and unique financing package for customers looking to develop large-scale commercial solar PV projects across Australia. The Commercial Solar Finance package will be a strong stimulus for the Australian commercial market, and is available to Australia’s solar PV industry at large, for projects sourced directly by installers/manufacturers as well […]

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Solar Choice gets Australia’s first i-MiEV 100% Electric Vehicle

October 18, 2011
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    Solar Choice now has its own electric vehicle–the first of its kind ordered and purchased in Australia. The Mitsubishi i MiEV (“Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle”), will be parked and charging its batteries in the evening in Manly, NSW when it is not being used on official Solar Choice business. Those living in Sydney […]

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Solar Power in Mackay, Qld: Join the Mackay Solar Community

October 12, 2011
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Solar Choice is currently organising a Solar Community in Mackay, Queensland. If you are a resident of the Mackay local government area, now is your chance to take advantage of a special bulk discount rate on a solar power system using the power in numbers of your local community. The Solar Choice staff are experienced […]

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Solar Choice solar power brokering: An overview of our personalised service.

August 12, 2011
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What kind of service can you expect after you fill out a request form for solar quotes from the installers in your area or place an inquiry with Solar Choice? First, you will be sent a solar quote comparison with a list of trusted solar installers who operate in your area. Soon afterwards, you will receive correspondence from […]

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Solar Choice Commercial Tenders Manager Iain McGregor to swim English Channel

August 12, 2011
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Solar Choice Commercial Tenders Manager Iain McGregor has been gearing up over the past six 6 months in preparation for a swim across the English Channel, to take place between 21 and 25 August, 2011, depending on weather conditions. He expects the crossing to span anywhere from 35-40 kilometers and take between 12-16 hours, depending […]

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Sanyo HIT Solar Panels: high efficiency panels from an industry pioneer

June 17, 2011
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SANYO is a Japan-based Fortune 500 company and one of the largest electronics manufacturers in the world. Although probably best known for its home appliances, Sanyo is also a major player in global solar panel manufacturing. This article outlines the points of difference for Sanyo’s innovative hybrid HIT panels. What distinguishes HIT solar panels from […]

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80kW commercial-scale solar roof in WA

June 8, 2011
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A massive rooftop solar power project developed and managed by Solar Choice has recently been completed in Derby, Western Australia. The owner of the shed is a WA businessman who recognised the long-term investment value of a this commercial-scale solar project, especially in the face of expected rising electricity prices nation-wide. Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin […]

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Leading Solar Power towns are found in regional Australia

May 6, 2011
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As part of Clean Energy Week, the Clean Energy Council has issued a list of the top 20 postcodes for residential solar power in Australia. The ranking was compiled based on percentage of homes in the postcode powered by solar photovoltaics. The top-rankers have all turned out to be from regional or coastal parts of the […]

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Solar Power comes to a Broome resort: Bali Hai

May 1, 2011
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Bali Hai is a luxury resort in Broome, WA for whom Solar Choice recently tendered an agreement for a 55kW solar photovoltaic array installation. Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend Related PostsHow much can you really save with ‘selective export’ of solar & battery energy? (7 […]

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Best solar power system deals Dubbo & Central West NSW

April 18, 2011
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Central West NSW is one of the most sunshine-blessed regions of Australia and the world, and is an excellent place to for homes and businesses to install solar panels to save money on electricity bills. Let Solar Choice help you find the best solar power PV system deals available in Dubbo & Central West NSW. […]

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Example of personal service from Solar Choice broker

October 5, 2009
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Hi Adam, Great to hear from you. Okay, so really the comparison of a 1.5 and 2kW system comes down to a larger outlay for a larger system. But is it worth it? Let’s put aside the environmental and social aspects of this and examine in purely economic terms the pros and cons. Recommend on […]

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Solar installations – a short 101

January 22, 2009

There are two main types of solar installations. The first and most common system connects your solar energy system with the main electricity grid. This Grid Connect system allows you to feed energy back into the grid through your meter, and be financially rewarded for it by your energy company. See our Feed-In Rewards page. […]

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Our approach to solar energy installations

January 22, 2009

To begin with, we don’t sell our own solar energy installations. Our goal is to help you find the solar energy system that best suits your individual needs, at the best price. We listen to what your solar energy requirements are, and then do the following: Assess your entitlement to the various Government solar cash-back […]

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