Total Solar becomes accredited partner of Verdia, the independent energy expert

Total Solar is excited to announce that it is now an accredited Verdia partner. Verdia is leading independent energy expert in Australia, delivering energy solutions that are practical and cost-effective. Verdia works with leading commercial, government and industrial organisations in the country to design efficient renewable energy projects. Verdia also provides organisations with end to […]

Victorian solar power users benefit as FiT increases by over 120%

Victorian residents can reap the benefits of their investment in solar panels as the minimum feed-in tariff (FiT) paid by electricity retailers to solar power users has more than doubled since July this year. Victorians with a solar power system installed in their homes can benefit from this change, as the minimum feed-in tariff that […]

Why opt for a Hybrid Solar System?

It is the big question. Why opt for a hybrid solar system over its non-hybrid counterparts? First things first: Hybrid solar systems aren’t necessarily a cost-effective alternative to solar systems. The costs involved in going hybrid comprises not just the battery, but also the upgrade to a hybrid inverter and consumption monitor. You also need […]

Battery Storage for Solar Power

Generally speaking, the solar panels on your roof act as the primary source of electricity for your home, with the grid acting as storage and, at times, back up. If the solar panels on your roof are creating more power than is needed by your home, then the excess goes into the grid. Later, if […]

Latest Update: Solar feed-in tariff in Victoria to be more than doubled to 11.3c/kWh

Victoria’s state regulator – the Essential Services Commission has recently announced that minimum tariff for excess electricity generated by households who have installed solar panels, would more than double from 5 to 11.3¢ per kilowatt hour. This will take effect from July 1st and would reflect both the rise in wholesale power prices and the […]

How can you get more from your Solar Panels?

Looking to install Solar Panels but not sure of how to make the most of it? Solar Panels are designed to work for long periods. But there are many ways its productivity can get hampered. Our last month’s blog focussed on how solar panels can be maintained.

This time our in-house experts have listed down the ways in which your solar panels productivity can be kept consistent over the years.

Maintenance tips for your Solar Panels

Have you recently installed a Solar Panel in your house?  Effectively maintaining the solar panels can help increase the output & shelf life of the panels. But this can be tricky. The Solar Panels are designed to work for long periods & are completely automated. As a result of this, identifying a problem with the […]

Solar Panel STC Reduction to be phased out from Jan 2017

The current government solar rebate will be phased out gradually from the 1st of January 2017. The rebate will reduce by one-fifteenth of its current amount on the first day of each new year until 2030 and will end on the 31st of December that year.

Summer Special! Make the most of the upcoming Summer

Looking to install a new solar system for your house? Summer is not too far away & this is the perfect time to begin the setup. With costs of electricity rising consistently, opting for a clean source solar energy has become a popular option. With the help of solar energy, you can not only save […]

How can Solar Energy help save money?

Thinking of adding value to your home with a new solar energy system? Solar Power has become popular over the past few years because of the demand for clean energy & the rising costs of electricity. Being one of the countries which receive an abundant source of sunlight, the demand for solar panels in Australia […]