Sustainable step – Get rooftop solar or green electricity

Sunshine. We get a lot of it where I live. Driving around the suburbs there are a lot of houses with solar panels taking advantage of all that sunshine to produce electricity.  And it is easy to see why.  Our rooftops are a large expanse of unused real estate so it makes good economic sense to use that space to capture the power of the … Continue reading Sustainable step – Get rooftop solar or green electricity

How green is your electricity company?

Rooftop solar has grown in popularity across the world.  It is common to see solar panels soaking up the sunlight and supplying renewable energy to households.    But let’s get real. Not everyone can install solar panels.  Rooftop solar systems require a significant upfront investment. While the systems will pay for themselves over time (approximately 4 years), not everyone has the money to invest in a … Continue reading How green is your electricity company?

Rooftop solar – the future of domestic electricity?

Electricity prices and consumer demand for renewable energy has spurred an increase in rooftop solar around the world. This popularity can be seen in countries that typically have many sun soaked days and high levels of solar energy potential such as Australia through to countries in Europe which have a comparatively lower number of warm sunny days and daylight hours. In Australia over 2 million … Continue reading Rooftop solar – the future of domestic electricity?