Saving Money, Increasing House Value, and Embracing Green Energy

Why Solar is the Best Solution for Saving Money, Increasing House Value, and Embracing Green Energy

As the world becomes more environmentally conscious and energy prices continue to rise, many homeowners in Perth are turning to solar power. Australis Solar, your trusted solar power and installation company in Perth, is here to explain why […]

Saving Money, Increasing House Value, and Embracing Green Energy 2024-06-28T10:31:03+08:00

Understanding Energy Consumption of Residential Household Appliances

Understanding Energy Consumption of Residential Household Appliances: A Guide by Australis Solar

Energy consumption is a critical concern for households aiming to manage their electricity bills and reduce their carbon footprint. As a leading solar installation company in Perth, Australis Solar is dedicated to helping you understand how much energy your household appliances use and how […]

Understanding Energy Consumption of Residential Household Appliances 2024-05-31T13:48:24+08:00

Perth council to seek mandate on renewable energy for new homes

A Perth council is hoping to radically alter its planning scheme to require new homes to have their own energy supply. Nedlands council, which covers some of Perth’s wealthiest suburbs, will apply to the WA Planning Commission to alter their planning scheme to require installation of onsite power generations, such as solar panels or wind […]

Perth council to seek mandate on renewable energy for new homes 2015-10-23T11:26:38+08:00

Printable solar panels, one step closer to market

Australian solar power scientists are one step closer to making available a cheaper and faster way to print solar cells onto plastic.

CSIRO’s senior research scientist Dr Fiona Scholes said the technology was almost at the commercialisation stage and could be used to power laptops to rooftops.

Printable solar panels, one step closer to market 2018-02-21T16:28:05+08:00

Solar experts say Australian renewable energy investment being stifled by Government policy

One of the world’s most advanced solar power companies has shelved plans to develop electricity plants for the public market in Australia because of the Government’s apparent hostility to renewable energy.

Solar Reserve, based in Santa Monica, California, has pioneered a technology that combines mass-scale solar power generation with storage, allowing energy from the sun to […]

Solar experts say Australian renewable energy investment being stifled by Government policy 2015-10-23T11:27:02+08:00

Technology, not regulation, will kill coal fired power

British banking giant Barclays downgraded the entire electricity-generating sector of the US high-grade corporate bond market because of the challenges posed by renewables and the fact that the market isn’t pricing in those challenges.

The thesis from the Barclays credit team is that it’s not so much regulations that will choke off coal burning, but technological […]

Technology, not regulation, will kill coal fired power 2015-10-23T11:27:16+08:00

Go west in bid to cut power bills

Tens of thousands of households are being urged to put solar panels on the western side of their homes in a bid to cut power bills and rein in rampantly expensive peak-energy capacity.

With solar uptake rates in Perth running at about 2000 households a month, Energy Minister Mike Nahan said it no longer made economic […]

Go west in bid to cut power bills 2015-10-23T11:27:53+08:00

Bill shock for WA businesses

Up to 21,000 WA businesses face a surprise 10 per cent power price hike from next month, in part because a surge in solar panels has reduced electricity demand and forced Western Power to lift its tariffs to claw back a slump in revenue.

However, the hit could have been worse, with the State’s economic watchdog […]

Bill shock for WA businesses 2015-10-23T11:28:04+08:00

Coal, gas profits suffer as business goes solar

SOLAR power systems are being installed by businesses at triple the rate they were a year ago as a glut of Chinese cells and rising Australian power prices combine to improve solar’s economics and threaten the profits of coal and gas-fired power providers.

Many of the photovoltaic cell systems used by businesses — which mostly need […]

Coal, gas profits suffer as business goes solar 2018-02-21T16:28:05+08:00