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12th June 17 Cameron Quin

How Power Purchase Agreements Sydney, are helping Sydney meet its Renewable Energy Targets

In a solar power purchase agreements (PPA), a company installs and services a solar photovoltaic array for a client company, who in turn agrees to purchase the energy generated over a specified time period. The success of the solar power industry in the USA is in great part due to the PPA business model, coupled with attractive tax incentives for clean
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smart power
12th June 17 Cameron Quin

What Are Capacity Charges and How Can You Reduce Them?

Electricity costs are often analysed in terms of the kilowatt-hour (kWh) price. This approach is valid in residential settings, where utility companies normally charge a small fixed fee plus a variable fee based on total kWh consumption. However, the power bills of commercial and industrial customers have two main elements: there is an energy charge
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solar power purchase agreement
4th June 17 Cameron Quin

How will a Commercial Solar PPA work for you?

How will a Commercial Solar PPA work for you? A solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is a type of contract where one company installs and services an energy generation system, such as a solar photovoltaic array, and a client company agrees to purchase all the energy produced over a specified period of time. The energy price is negotiated before signing
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smart power
4th June 17 Cameron Quin

How Demand Management, Solar Energy Storage & Commercial Solar Power Will Revolutionise Australia’s Energy Consumption Profile

One of the greatest challenges faced by modern utility companies is managing the variable demand on their power grids. Since the total power consumption of all utility clients is constantly changing, it is not possible for all power plants to operate at once; some of them are only used for a few hours each day, when power grid demand reaches its highest
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Solar Quotes Sydney
2nd June 17 James Doyle

7 Countries That Use More Commercial Solar Than Australia

Innovation and technological updates means that our world is on an ever-increasing quest for power. Our world is so hungry for new sources of energy that in Australia we are still investing way too much money into projects like the Adani coal mine, instead of truly focusing our energy and resources onto something so much more worthwhile: solar.After
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solar subsidies
2nd June 17 Cameron Quin

How Solar Subsidies Work

If you’re interested in solar and have been looking around at your options, you’re probably going to know that if you buy a solar system today it’s subsidised by the Government. The subsidy sits at around $700 per kW that is installed, as long as the system is less than 100kW. Any discount that exists on your solar panels is usually applied at
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smart power
2nd June 17 James Doyle

How Far Solar Tech Has Come

Solar has been advancing in leaps and bounds ever since its inception, and while 2016 was an exciting year for solar power, 2017 has been incredible in terms of what has been achieved with technological advances. In fact, in the past year alone we have seen incredible advances in the efficiency of solar, the storage of solar energy, power purchase agreements,
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Commercial Solar Sydney
2nd June 17 Cameron Quin

How Does Commercial Solar Work?

A lot of businesses are very excited about the idea of getting commercial solar power for their building, and while it’s great to be excited it’s even more exciting when you understand the ins and outs of commercial solar power. To help with your understanding we have gone through some of the essential basics so that you have a better understanding
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solar suppliers sydney
2nd June 17 Cameron Quin

The responsibility is now on the rest of the world

What a crazy and volatile world we are living in, both in terms of climate change and politics. In a world where fact is indeed stranger than fiction, a TV reality star has become the President of the United States, the most powerful person on earth. Donald Trump’s latest, and possibly most destructive bombshell yet was his decision to abandon the
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renewable energy
2nd June 17 Cameron Quin

How Renewable Energy Certificates Work and How Australian Businesses can Leverage Them

Energy certificates provide proof that their holder has generated a specified amount of clean energy, and their name may change by country or region. In Australia they are called Renewable Energy Certificates (REC), and the owners of qualified generation systems are awarded one REC for every megawatt-hour of clean energy produced (1 MWh = 1,000 kWh).
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