At Gold Coast Solar Power Solutions we often recommend a 24 hour timer be installed on certain loads to help maximise the self-consumption of solar power. The thinking behind the timer is to set the load such as a hot
What do electric hot water systems and storage batteries have in common? The answer is they both take electricity and store it so it can be consumed later. No the hot water system doesn’t give you electricity back, it transfers
Maximise the self consumption of your solar power with Solar Immersion With the price that electricity retailers pay you for surplus solar power these days being between 4c to 10c per kWh and the price we pay for power being
Navigating and comparing the rates of the different QLD Electricity retailers can be a real minefield, but hopefully the following table will help you compare the different rates that some of the most popular QLD electricity retailers have to offer.
Many people across Australia are already benefiting from solar panels on their roofs and one thing we are being asked by these people all the time is: Can I add more solar panels to my solar power system? And the
When you have a low solar power net feed in tariff like we do in QLD and NSW these days does it really make sense to install solar power? The answer depends on how you use your power. Here at
With our tropical climate here on the Gold Coast many homes have a pool in the backyard. Pools are great in the summer months but to keep them clean a pool pump needs to be running for many hours each
Appliances such as pool pumps use a large amount of power, potentially adding $150 to each quarter’s power bill.
Currently on the Gold Coast and in Queensland in general with the net feed in tariff you receive a grand total of nothing at all per kWh from the Queensland Government for any power you feed back to the grid.