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Off-Grid Solar Systems

Off-Grid Solar Systems ‘Off-Grid’ Explained As it stands, the installation of a home solar system is not sufficient to allow most home owners to satisfy all of their daily energy demands. Instead, solar power is used as a means of reducing their dependency on existing power from their electricity...

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Solar Panel Efficiency

Solar Panel Efficiency How Is Solar Panel Efficiency Defined? Solar panel efficiency refers to the quantity of captured sunlight that solar panels are able to transform into usable electricity, expressed as a percentage. The greater the efficiency of your solar panels, the more money you’ll be able to save...

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Solar Energy Facts

Solar Energy Facts It’s an Exhaustible Energy Source – the source of all solar energy, the sun, is expected to survive for another 5 billion years, so the energy it generates is essentially infinite. A mere hour of sunshine received on Earth is enough to supply us with an...

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What Is Renewable Energy?

What Is Renewable Energy? Renewable energy refers to sources of energy that are practically limitless or those which can be readily recycled or ‘renewed’. These include solar energy, bioenergy, wind energy, geothermal energy and water energy (hydroelectric power). Why Is Renewable Energy Important? Climate Change One of the most...

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Advantages of Solar Energy

Advantages of Solar Energy 1) It’s Renewable Energy Unlike fossil fuels, such as natural gas, coal and oil, solar energy is an unlimited resource that cannot be exhausted. This energy is available to be utilised in every corner of the globe and can be readily accessed each day. Solar...

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

How Do Solar Panels Work? The standard solar panels that you typically see on the rooftops of people’s houses are known as Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels. Photovoltaic simply refers to the process of converting (sun)light into electricity using a semiconducting material (such as silicon). So how do solar panels...

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How to Clean Solar Panels

How to Clean Solar Panels An important part of owning a solar power setup is making sure that your solar panels remain free of dust, leaves and other debris that builds up over time. An excessive amount of rubbish on the surface of your panels will hinder their ability...

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The Importance of Having Your Solar System Serviced

The Importance of Having Your Solar System Serviced If you’re currently having problems with your solar installation, then it’s important that you have your system examined by a Clean Energy Accredited (CEC) specialist. Your problems may be caused by defective solar panels, a malfunctioning inverter, grid issues or other...

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