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More Off-grid Solar & Energy Storage for the Bush?

The recent devastating bushfires have caused some power distributors to think more about using solar and also battery storage. The existing energy infrastructure has been so badly damaged by the fires that consumers in bushfire-prone regions could face higher prices once rises in insurance costs are taken into account. Looking for another way Energy Networks…

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Responding to the Coronavirus Accordingly

In these trying times, it is extremely important for all Australians to look after each other and stop the spread of Coronavirus. To take all precautions and act on the latest advice from the government and medical professionals. At Accord, we remain committed to servicing our customers during these difficult times in the safest way…

The Tigo Energy Optimiser Review

The Tigo Energy Optimiser Review

The Tigo TS4 energy optimiser offers users a selective deployment feature so that you can customise it to your specific needs. This optimiser works independently of your system’s inverters and you can choose which panels you need to optimise – there’s no minimum or maximum number of panels. If two panels are often shaded by…

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All About Solar Panel Optimisers

Solar panel optimisation is an add-on feature that you can buy alongside your panels and it regulates and optimises the power output from each panel, independently from the others. It’s a good idea because many people don’t realise that in a domestic or conventional solar system, if one panel is performing badly or is shaded,…

Electric Cars

New Electric Cars for 2020

You’ve got an impressive array of solar panels on your roof and you’re making huge savings on your power bills. What about your petrol or diesel costs? Well, your solar panels could help with those, too! If you’re finally about to buy an electric car, then here are just a few of the models you…

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Is the QLD Solar Battery Rebate Worth It?

It has seemed that solar batteries aren’t worth the expense and effort, costing around $12,000 or so. Queensland’s Solar Battery Rebate came along last year and piqued a lot of interest in storage solutions, but is this $3,000 incentive enough to tip the balance? What can batteries do for you? Quite simply, they can store…