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How you could be losing money with your solar system

Like your car or air-conditioner service, your Solar Panels require regular servicing to ensure they are operating at optimal capacity but importantly at the revised and renewed standards as set out by the Australian Government Clean Energy Regulator. It might sound like a quick oil check at a glance but it is so much more.

Comprehensive service checks are to not only ensure your return on your solar investment but they are more importantly for your safety from occurrence of electrical faults and possible hazards. If you choose not to have your solar serviced, you are very likely to be in breach of your home insurance requirements.

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Solar Service Group Field Trial

With the recent advancements in solar battery technology, and the demand for households to become less reliant on the grid, the solar battery storage market is the latest boom in the ever-changing solar industry.

To help validate this new technology to the broader market, we (Solar Service Group) are conducting an exclusive Field Trial program into the effectiveness of battery storage to explore the potential reduction of home energy costs, through the collection of wide data sets across the population.

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7 Solar Myths Exposed

1. Solar panels only work during warm weather
Solar Panels work under all daylight conditions. They perform at their peak when the sun is shining, however even when it is overcast electricity can be generated. The durability of Solar Panels enable sunlight to be received regardless of season.

2. Solar Batteries enables off the grid living
Even though Solar Batteries greatly reduce your grid reliance, it cannot be guaranteed how much electricity each individual household will use.

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The Benefits of Servicing your Solar

Servicing your Solar System is not only required by some distributors and retailers, it is the best way to ensure that your system is running to its peak capacity, and most importantly, that it is safe for you and your family.

With rising electricity prices a reality for most Australian homes, if you are in the fortunate position where you have a Solar PV System offsetting some of this cost, it makes sense that you would want to keep your system working at its peak potential.

A Solar Service is essentially a “Health Check” of your Solar System.

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Should I ADD Panels to my existing PV Solar System?

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With the launch of the Solar Industry in Australia from 2009 and the generous Solar rebates provided by the government, thousands of Australian households invested in installing PV Solar Panels at their homes.

The most popular size sold between 2009 – 2012 was a 1.5KW system. The reason for this was the size of the system, 8 panels, would fit easily on most roofs, and the rebate provided was twice as generous for the first 1.5KW of any system.

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