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

Old switchboards – potentially dangerous?

switchboard upgrades

Despite their charming atmosphere old houses can bear risks.
Old electrical installations break down over time and need to be inspected and tested regularly. Cable insulation can fail over time due to heat, exposure to sun, age or vermin eating the insulation.

To make sure your home remains a […]

Old switchboards – potentially dangerous? 2018-02-21T16:28:05+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

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

Power firm Synergy holds out on carbon tax

ENERGY company Synergy is pocketing millions of bonus carbon tax dollars by holding on to the money collected from West Australians for up to a year before handing it over to the Federal Government.

The monopoly electricity retailer already has collected $68 million from households and businesses and will raise an estimated further $150 million […]

Power firm Synergy holds out on carbon tax 2015-10-23T11:29:25+08:00

Huge solar farm opened in WA

Australia’s first utility-scale solar farm has opened for business near Geraldton in Western Australia’s Mid West region.

The 10-megawatt (MW) capacity Greenough River Solar Farm, which is Australia’s biggest solar photovoltaic project comprising 150,000 panels, was officially opened on Wednesday.

Source: ninemsn

Huge solar farm opened in WA 2015-10-23T11:29:36+08:00

Support swells for Perth Wave Energy Project

CARNEGIE Wave Energy hit a major milestone today – finalising all the investment needed for its first revenue-creating project. The Fremantle-based company has secured $31 million in cash through a Government grant and institutional investment for the Perth Wave Energy Project.

Source: Perth Now

Support swells for Perth Wave Energy Project 2015-10-23T11:32:16+08:00

Carbon tax to feature on WA power bills

West Australians will soon be able to see the carbon tax proponent of their power and water bills.

While no other state is planning to do the same, from July 1, all WA utilities bills will show a breakdown of the carbon tax proponent.

 

Source: WA Today

Carbon tax to feature on WA power bills 2015-10-23T11:32:27+08:00