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How to buy quality solar PV

April 10, 2018 — Alison Potter

Our guide to picking the right solar quote and knowing your rights in this sometimes shady market.

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Home energy-efficiency ratings

Feb. 28, 2018 — Alison Potter

Can a house's energy efficiency be measured accurately?

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Sizing your solar panel system

Feb. 19, 2018 — Chris Barnes

Figuring out the right size of solar PV system to suit your home's energy needs

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Reduce your energy bills with smart appliance choices

Jan. 2, 2018 — Ashley Iredale

Energy prices are increasing across the board, but smart appliance choices can help keep bill shock at bay.

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Community energy projects in Australia

Dec. 28, 2017 — Alison Potter

Solar farms are offering renters, unit dwellers and low-income households access to the solar boom.

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LED light bulbs – what we found

Nov. 20, 2017 — Chris Barnes

We share our findings from several years of testing LED light bulbs.

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Solar roof tiles – solar panel alternatives

Nov. 1, 2017 — Alison Potter

If your roof isn't suitable for solar panels, consider (more expensive) solar roof tiles.

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Solar battery installs surge amid rising electricity bills

Sept. 22, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

Surprisingly, Tesla wasn't the most popular solar battery brand among Australians.

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Home energy management systems

Sept. 11, 2017 — Alison Potter

Get a grip on your electricity use with these monitoring tools.

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NSW solar owners still waiting for smart meters

May 12, 2017 — Alison Potter

Here's our advice for people who are out of pocket because retailers are dragging their feet changing their meters.

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Is GreenPower worth it?

May 8, 2017 — Alison Potter

We look at what your voluntary renewable energy purchase does and doesn't do.

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Solar battery installations grow as power bills tumble

Feb. 21, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

First Tesla Powerwall owner reports electricity bills up to 90% cheaper.

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Living with the Tesla Powerwall for a year: the first Australian case study

Feb. 21, 2017 — Tony Ibrahim

The solar system could pay itself off much quicker than expected

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Solar panel test - what we found

Dec. 16, 2016 — Chris Barnes

We share expert insights into what we found during our test of solar panels.

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