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How much does solar cost?

By Ben Towers • February 5th, 2020

This is the question we get asked 15-20 times a day. It’s the big question everyone wants to know. But with so many different products, different prices and different options, it is hard to distinguish between whats overpriced, what is a bargain deal and what is a big red flag. This picture below was taken from more…

5 DAYS OF REC

By Ben Towers • December 6th, 2019

Intro REC (Renewable Energy Corp) are a private solar panel manufacturer with headquarters in Norway and operational headquarters in Singapore. They first set up shop in 1996 and now employs over 2000 people all over the planet and produce approximately 1.5 GW of solar panels annually. Whilst not the largest solar manufacturers, REC are definitely more…

5 DAYS OF SOLAREDGE

By Ben Towers • November 29th, 2019

Intro Founded in 2006, SolarEdge (Israeli based) is one of the most popular inverters in the world. It is well-known for the ‘Optimisers’ which allow individual panel monitoring and individual panel optimisation. I will explain both over the following sections. The SolarEdge inverters have the ability to generate more power over the lifetime of the more…

5 Days of Solaire Connect

By Ben Towers • November 18th, 2019
5 Days of Solaire Connect

Family Growth From 3 brothers, mum and dad, working on one computer in their study, to having 9 office staff and over 10 installers. Established in 2009, Solaire Connect have since become one of WA’s most reputable solar and renewable energy providers. With over 6,500 residential installs, our local family ran business made the decision more…

THE SAD TRUTH OF THE SOLAR INDUSTRY!

By Ben Towers • October 29th, 2019

All industries try and stuff away their demons in the closet. Unfortunately for solar our closet is bursting at the seams. How many industries have a dedicated Facebook page showcasing shoddy workmanship? Well Solar does, don’t believe me? Just search ‘Crap Solar’. With over 23,000 members it truly highlights the weaknesses and vulnerabilities of the more…

Shifting through the S%#! What you should be asking!

By Ben Towers • October 21st, 2019

In the minefield that is solar it is hard to separate the bad guys from the good. We feel sorry for customers because even we have trouble keeping up with companies coming and going from the industry. As you will see not all companies out there are bad and here are the questions to ask more…

SOLAIRE CONNECT BECOMES A CEC APPROVED RETAILER

By Ben Towers • August 23rd, 2018

Media release 23/8/2018 Solaire Connect commits to raising the bar in the solar industry Solaire Connect has committed to providing a high level of customer service and a minimum five-year whole of system and installation warranty on all solar systems after signing on to the Clean Energy Council Solar Retailer Code of Conduct. The code of conduct, more…

Home Automation Powered by Solar!

By Ben Towers • May 9th, 2018

Batteries are becoming more affordable, now people are looking at different ways to save more money on their electricity bills. LOOK NO FURTHER! SolarEdge has you covered, Solaire Connect has recently partnered up with SolarEdge to offer customers a flexible solution with individual panel monitoring……. yes you read correctly, individual panel monitoring. SolarEdge DC optimized more…