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

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

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

When purchasing a house, it comes with all the appliances and fittings already there and you need to learn how to use them – most of the time without any kind of manual. Everyone has used an oven before, hot water systems are all similar and even heating/air conditioning is relatively user friendly.

But what happens when you purchase an established house with an existing solar PV system? Read more

There is a common myth that solar doesn’t need servicing as there are no moving parts. However, for the efficiency of your system and the safety of you and your family, it is important to get your system checked annually. With most components exposed to the harsh Australian weather and the electrical nature of a solar system an inspection by a qualified solar technician is a must.  Read more