October 2022 and we’re now amber-fied! What does the average householder know (or understand) about solar, batteries, feed-in tariffs.. electricty power management? I suggest “very little”! That is not a criticism but a reflection of a complicated, ever changing market. Amber manages everything for you! With Amber you get to choose what to do with […]
OK, I just got our first electric bill since the solar panels/panel were installed and activated in August 2022. I want to keep the data as simple as I can, so that readers can compare with and without solar. Melbourne Victoria Australia – 18 solar panels (6.66k) + battery (13.3kWh) Period 16/5/2022 – 4/8/2022 – […]
I’ve decided to document our experience with a solar panels installation, aimed at helping people make decisions. Installation – July 2022 Largely, installation very smoothly with a couple of anomolies. The first team arrived, unpacked the solar panels and brackets. They fitted the brackets to the roof and then left, leaving the 18 panels in […]
The Solar System was installed by Allstar Energy Solutions Pty Ltd 6.6KW – Sunport 370w MWT panels (18) + Sungrow inverter 13.3KW Alpha-ESS battery Solar panes facing NORTH Battery and Inverter located on a west facing wall.
I am excited! It’s 3rd July 2022 and we’re now solar powered. A long journey ahead, but the aim is to be 100% self sufficient and good for the environment. Selling back to the grid will be a bonus if it happens. I plan to detail our experience from research, products, installation and statistics. I’m […]
Thinking about switching to solar but not sure where to start? Download the Solar Victoria guide to learn everything you need to know before adding solar to your home. What’s included? How solar works: the basics Saving with solar: costs and benefits Solar Panels: owning your power Solar Batteries: storing what’s yours Solar Hot Water: […]