What is a Solar Rebate?
A S.T.C is a Small-scale Technology Certificate, an electronic form of currency.
You are entitled to receive STC's when you install a solar power system as you will generate power from a renewable source.
Solar panels are generally self cleaning, but in particularly dry areas or where panel tilt is minimal, dust and other substances such as bird droppings can build up over time and impact on the amount electricity generated by a module. Grime and bird poop doesn’t need to cover an entire panel to have an effect.
These common questions are intended as a brief overview of the safety considerations involved in battery storage in residential and small commercial applications (e.g. 1 kWh to 200 kWh in size).
This information has been prepared with consumer safety in mind to answer some common questions about energy storage, and points to further sources of information that may be helpful to those using a battery storage system. It is aimed at those who have purchased or are considering purchasing energy storage, and therefore already have some knowledge or experience. However, it also provides some limited background information on batteries to ensure that consumers are appropriately informed.
Six months on, he has cut his daily power bill by nearly 90 per cent and said his family had become "smarter" with their use of appliances.
"I have absolutely no regrets," Mr Pfitzner told ABC Sydney from his home in the Hills district.
"The battery performance is still what it was on day one, and we'll be keeping an eye on that over the coming years.
"I'll consider more panels and another battery in a few years."