What Is A Smart Meter?

When looking to install solar systems to your home which may include solar panels or battery storage, during your transition to clean, renewable energy there are some minor upgrades that will need to be made to your property so that your solar benefits your home as much as it can. The most common change that will need to take place will be installation of a smart meter.

It is important that when making the switch to solar that your meter is upgraded to a smart meter.  Read more

How to maintain your rooftop solar PV system

Congratulations for installing your solar PV system, among millions of other Australian home or business-owners, you are contributing to a cleaner environment through renewable energy generation. Your solar system will be working around the clock, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and this will require some maintenance to ensure that not only the solar PV system is generating power for the home, but it is also operating safely for your property.   Read more

Getting To Know Your Energy Bill

As an essential necessity, all homes (unless off-grid) are connected to the energy grid to power your home and you choose which energy provider best suits you. We all know that we pay for the energy we use but when you receive your energy bill every quarter do you really understand how your usage is charged or do you just accept it? There are different charges on your energy bill which make up your grand total, here’s the different charges explained.  Read more

Solar Service Group Subsidised Solar Battery Field Trial – Results

In 2017, Solar Service Group saw the immeasurable benefits that solar battery storage with monitoring capabilities could make on Australian households already generating their own solar energy from existing rooftop solar installations. To independently measure and judge this new technology, Solar Service Group conducted a Subsidised Solar Battery Field Trial.  Read more

Power of Smart Energy Management

The power of technology has given us an incredible amount of knowledge – more recently we can monitor and assess solar panel systems on rooftops without being up on the roof completing any sort of ability test. How does this happen and how does it benefit my home? Read more