Tuesday 17th May, 2016
tarif increase
As of July 1, 2016 electricity charges are set to Increase by 3% In WA becoming more expensive for Western Australian homeowners and businesses. The WA State Government announced a 3% increase to the Home Plan (A1) electricity tariff as part of their 2016-17 state budget. The increase applies to most residents and businesses supplied by Synergy, as well as those outside the South West who are...
Friday 13th May, 2016
Solar Hot Water-Comparing Systems
Solar hot water systems are pretty great. Not only can they slash your electricity costs by a significant margin, but they add value to your property and contribute to a greener planet – and that’s a good feeling. But comparing solar hot water systems, and choosing from the countless brands and products available can be tricky. Before Solargain became one of the largest suppliers of...
Thursday 5th May, 2016
Choosing the Right Solar Panel for You. Cheap vs Expensive.
It’s an age-old question that impacts many buying decisions – should I fork out for premium quality or settle for the cheaper option? When it comes to solar panels although they all look similar, they are not created equally – therefore we recommend doing your research. Pay special attention not only to the price, but more importantly to the quality of the solar panels. Also, research the...
Thursday 28th April, 2016
Proudly Australian Owned
Over the last 20 years Solargain has grown from a humble one-man-band to become one of the largest solar power providers in the country. Australia has been incredibly good to us – not only providing a sunny climate, but over 50,000 happy customers along the way. Considering Australia’s high number of average ‘sunshine hours’ during the day, it’s hardly a surprise. Our...
Thursday 21st April, 2016
anzac
With ANZAC fast approaching on April 25, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the significance of the occasion. As a company that’s proud to be Australian owned and operated, Solargain acknowledges the sacrifice thousands of men and women have made (and continue to make) to protect our country and make it great. Today ANZAC Day has come to embody the many different meanings of war....
Wednesday 30th March, 2016
Batter Event Perth March 2016
Organised by Solargain for existing customers, suppliers, industry partners and general public, guests were invited to the exhibition suite at International on The Water in Ascot, WA. All in all it was a spectacular event, and we’d like to thank everyone who got involved – from our hardworking team, to all our special guests who contributed to the two very exciting sessions. The...
Tuesday 29th March, 2016
earth hour
This year Earth Hour was on Saturday March 19 and a record number of countries and territories switched off some of their brightest landmarks in support. As grim reports continue to flood in surrounding the Earth’s rising temperature and the damage it’s causing, a show of support for climate action is not only important, but essential to our future. Just recently scientists...
Tuesday 22nd March, 2016
Solargain - Official sponsors of the Fremantle Dockers
We’ve lined up the opportunity, kept our eye on the target, kicked… and scored official silver sponsorship status with the Fremantle Football Club. The crowd goes wild! We couldn’t be more excited to announce this brilliant news. Just like many of our customers around Australia, we’re big fans of the AFL and so the opportunity to support one of its leading teams is quite an...
Tuesday 22nd March, 2016
Whatever name you use, the same meaning applies to these revolutionary batteries that are set to feature in millions of Australian homes over the next few years. Put simply, solar batteries help you get the most out of your solar panels. They allow you to store electricity for later use during the evening or during blackouts and in some cases, provide the potential to go off-grid. But...
Monday 7th March, 2016
Solar Then Vs Now – How Much Can Change In 8 Years?
We don’t know about you, but 2008 doesn’t seem like that long ago to us. Yet in the context of solar power, that short span of time from when solar panels first started making their way into Australia, to now, represents a huge shift in affordability and tech. Like, really huge – check out the infographic below. It’s hard to think that ten years ago there wasn’t...