Posts tagged as: Get More Value From Your Solar

Do you have any energy vampires hiding in dark corners? We all have them; appliances and energy users on stand-by that suck up energy even when not in use. These energy vampires or energy ‘ghosts’ are a consistent drain on your energy use, but there are a few things you can do to tame them.

For some Australian states, Daylight savings finished up over the weekend, meaning in our house we had to both turn all our clocks back an hour, as well as adjust our load energy usage patterns. April is a great time to re-visit your solar profile and make adjustments to ensure you're using your appliances at the right time. Download our handy Energy Stats cheat sheet printable to fill-in and stick up in your laundry (or wherever your major appliances are).

By learning how your household uses energy and when (and how much) solar your produce, you can make simple changes to really reduce your dependence on the electricity grid, to save even more. Our own Jonathon Dore and Daniel Tam delve into the myriad of ways that you can gain more grid independence.

Everyone wants to keep their electricity bills down, but with the latest energy price hikes it is becoming increasingly difficult. Well, if you have solar then we have some good news for you! With just some simple behavioural changes you could see your energy bills drop dramatically.

All you have to do is try ‘load shifting’. We show you how you can save by load shifting; check out our simple table broken down by each Australian state and by appliance, to see what potential savings you could make.

Your electricity costs have soared since 1st July. Yes, yours!

If you want to understand how to reduce your electricity costs, you first need to understand how you are charged. Here’s a brief run-down of how your electricity bill works.

Let’s think about this like we’re catching a taxi.

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