How Do Solar Power Purchase Agreements Work?
What is a Solar Purchase Agreement? A solar power purchase agreement, or SPPA, is a contract to purchase electricity from an Energy Provider. The provider will maintain ownership of the solar system. There is no upfront cost and depending on the provider, they may offer cash back as well. This is usually a small fraction […]Read More
What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?
How Much Power Do I Need? When considering an air conditioning unit, the first thing to consider is how much power you will need. Air conditioning capacity is measured in BTU (British Thermal Unit) and power output in kilowatts. Efficiency is measured with a star rating. The efficiency for heating and cooling are rated separately. […]Read More
How Do Solar Feed In Tariffs Work?
What Is A Solar Feed In Tariff A solar feed in tariff is a payment you receive from your electricity retailer. The tariff is paid for excess electricity produced by your system which has been fed back into the grid. How Solar Feed In Tariffs Work Electricity produced by your system above your own consumption […]Read More
What Size Solar system do I need?
You more than likely would have seen an ad for a 6.6KW system. I’ll start by explaining what that means. 6.6 represents the amount of DC power coming from the panels to your inverter. The inverter will only ever produce 5KW usable power. Why do they do this? It’s for two reasons. Firstly the extra […]Read More