Online solar power monitoring for cleaner, cheaper energy use

Online solar power monitoring for cleaner, cheaper energy use

If you own a solar panel and battery storage system, solar power monitoring questions like the following have probably crossed your mind:

‘Are the panels generating power right now? Is the battery charging? Did the home use mostly grid power or solar power last week? How would I know if it all stopped working?’

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5kW Solar Power Systems

5kW Solar Power Systems

For an average Australian family home a 5kW solar power system is a relatively large system and should easily supply enough electricity. If you have a 5kW system and its not big enough then your home is using way above the Australian average kWh domestic consumption rate.

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Thinking of Going Solar? Here's what you need to know

Thinking of Going Solar? Here's what you need to know

So you’re thinking of going solar? You’re in good company. Already more than 1.6 million Australian households and counting have taken control of their energy use and their power bills by generating clean, cheap energy from the sun. It’s nothing short of a rooftop revolution.

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How Solar PV Systems Work

How Solar PV Systems Work

In the southern hemisphere solar photovoltaic (PV) panels are usually mounted in a northerly facing direction to gain the maximum amount of sunlight possible hitting the surface of the panels.

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