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They say people think about energy as they do taxes – uninteresting, complicated and something you can’t do much about.  Among the many challenges that are facing Australian businesses today (global competition, skills shortages, technological disruption), the rising costs of energy are now at the forefront. Energy prices are at an all time high and are viewed as the no. 1 area of concern for businesses for the next ten years.  There is a lot Read More
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You hear about all these claims about solar saving you a bunch of money on your electricity bill. Well here is the data to provide it. These are figures are taken from a residential solar PV system we helped commission and also own in Parramatta NSW 2150. Key solar system highlights: – 91% electricity bill reduction – 4.4 year payback trajectory – 53% of electricity sourced from solar (clean energy) – System production exceeded forecasts Read More
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Solar panels vs. energy management A solar pv system is a great way to reduce your grid energy consumption however optimising your energy management often provides access to lower hanging ‘fruit’. Below is the energy consumption profile of a two story corporate office. The weekday and weekend daily energy consumption is very similar, which is indicative of the building management system not recognising ‘weekend’ days and appropriately adjusting HVAC and lighting systems. A simple reprogramming Read More
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Ever wondered what part of your energy bill can be reduced and how? Well it depends on your tariff structure. The opportunity for your home or business can be broken down into three main parts as outlined in the table below. Supply charges are fixed however usage and demand charges can be reduced through various technologies and mechanisms e.g. being more energy efficient, offsetting through solar or load shifting through battery energy storage. The efficacy Read More
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