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How to optimise your solar battery storage

You have invested in a solar rooftop PV + battery system. This revolutionary combination allows you to produce and store power from an unlimited source – the sun, and enjoy benefits which include: Free renewable energy at the point of…
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Habits that may be costing you the most money in your energy bills

Does it seem like no matter what you do, you just cannot get on top of your energy bills? This article will help by providing some insights into how Australians use power and what is it specifically that has a large impact on your electricity…
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Solar battery installations on the rise

The fires, C19 pandemic, lockdowns, and all the social and economic repercussions of last year have contributed to a recent lack of government’s help towards renewable energies and more specifically, solar batteries. The absence of a national…
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Australian “solar tax”: the facts

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) announced at the end of March that households with rooftop solar could be charged for exporting their electricity into the grid at times of peak supply and low demand. As the country with the…
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The myths of solar – winter edition

Solar homeowners dream of warm summer months with longer daylight hours – in Australia, a great time for solar generation and keeping energy costs under control. But what happens during the other half of the year when the sun seems to hide…
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Trade your energy for higher profits in the spot market

Winter tends to have a bad reputation for solar homeowners. For individual households, the additional consumption of electricity from heating combines with the reduced generation of rooftop PV systems due to our shorter days, a situation that…
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Winter Energy-Saving Tips

The lower the temperatures, the more likely we are of seeing our energy bills rise. This is because according to the 2016 Residential Baseline Study by Sustainability Victoria, home heating accounts for 38% of the total amount of energy used…
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Virtual Power Plants explained

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When you join Members Energy, you become an integral part of our Virtual Power Plant, or VPP for short. But what exactly is a VPP? And more importantly you may ask, how do they benefit you? Until recently, Australia has relied on large, centralised…
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What’s the fuss about solar batteries?

Over the last decade, the uptake of rooftop solar PV systems in Australia grew almost 100 times. We have, easily, the world’s largest operating solar capacity per capita - standing at 650 watts per person. This beats out second place Germany,…