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Unlock the full potential of your solar system with a retrofit battery installation. Discover how you can purchase a battery with zero dollars down by utilising the ACT Government’s the Sustainable Household Scheme. Are you eligible? Our latest blog demystifies the process, eligibility criteria, and the benefits of choosing Huglo Solar for your solar upgrade. Dive into our comprehensive guide and take the first step towards a smarter, more sustainable home.
In the ACT, Owners Corporations have a golden opportunity to adopt rooftop solar, backed by the ACT Solar for Apartments Program offering up to $100,000 in combined grants and interest-free loans. The Australian-developed SolShare technology enables equitable solar energy distribution across apartment complexes. With solar panel costs at a four-year low and rising electricity prices, the timing is ideal for such investments. Huglo Solar, a Mitchell-based expert in solar energy solutions, is your proven partner to help understand how this technology and program can suit owners corporations.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable and cost-effective mode of transportation. As an environmentally conscious consumer, you might be considering making the switch to an EV. However, one of the key concerns for potential EV owners is understanding how EV chargers’ work. In this blog post, we will demystify the process of charging your EV and provide you with all the information you need to make the transition to electric vehicles.
In today's digital age, managing your solar energy production has never been easier. The MySolarEdge app provides a user-friendly interface to monitor and control your SolarEdge inverter. If you need to reconnect your inverter to your home Wi-Fi network, follow these simple steps.
In the ACT an inverter anti-islanding test is required to be completed every 5 years. Huglo Solar offers this service, taking care of the paperwork for you.
Reconnect your Sungrow solar system to your home Wi-Fi network hassle-free with our step-by-step guide. Obtain network details, connect to Wi-Fi, configure settings, and reboot the app for seamless monitoring and management. Maximize your solar investment today!
Some households have received an email from their electricity retailer asking them to switch suppliers. That's right - stop buying from them.
Wondering what the deal is with carbon capture and storage? Is it really a viable climate solution for Australia? Find out more about the technology, as well as gaining an understanding about the controversial topic.
When looking to save the most money, naturally solar owners look for the highest feed-in-tariff. We explain why it isn't that simple, and why choosing a lower feed-in-tariff might save you more money.
Understand how and why you could be disconnected for a non-payment of your electricity bill.
If you have home solar and are looking to add an EV charger to the mix, find out how to select the best option for you.
We talk all things DMO – the Default Market Offer. Learn how it can influence what you end up paying for electricity.
You’ve almost definitely seen one, you might even have one in your house right now. Those ‘energy rating’ stickers. You get the gist of what they are, but what do they really mean and should you be paying more attention to them?
Noticing that the letters kW and kWh are showing up everywhere on your bill but you are not sure what they mean? Don't stress, we’ve got you covered.
In the current economic climate, many are struggling to pay their energy bills. In light of this, the rules and regulations relating to financial hardship, and customer financial support, are more important than ever.
The easy part was deciding to go solar. The slightly trickier part is now choosing the right system for your needs. But we’ve got your back on that one.
Explicit Informed Consent (EIC) is a key customer protection for energy customers in Australia. In order to sign an energy ‘Market Retail Contract’ (MRC) for your electricity, you must provide your EIC. In this update we explain what this means and how it protects you.
Energy businesses do not have free reign to market and advertise their services and products however they would like. Marketing and advertising is regulated by a range of rules, some that apply specifically to energy businesses, and some that apply generally to businesses in Australia.
A virtual power plant is a series of separate renewable energy generators such as rooftop solar panels, wind farms, or hydropower that is linked together with load storage and control systems into a coordinated network.
The retail tariffs available across the NEM have their pros and cons. Know which one is best for your needs so you know you're making the right choice.
The Consumer Data Right (‘CDR’), is a right of individuals to access and transfer their own data held by an organisation or business. The CDR is being gradually applied to different industries over time.
When you choose a retailer via a comparison website, the comparison website charges the retailer a fee.This can be as much as $200! This is a significant amount, which obviously eats into the retailer’s profit margins, and forces the retailer to build this fee into the costs of all retail plans.
Electricity costs make up a big part of the monthly bill for most Australian homes. Here we go through ten ways that you can reduce your electricity usage and costs in order to bring that bill down and under control.
A recent regulation allowing power companies to charge solar customers for electricity exported back to the grid has been announced. What does this mean for investors' revenue?
A question the Huglo Solar team often gets asked is "is it worth having panels on my home that face south?" Here we show the differences in value achieved depending on the orientation of your solar PV system.
It’s fairly common knowledge you receive some hefty discounts for installing solar. But do you know how that discount is calculated and applied? It’s worth understanding before you choose your solar installer. Here’s the lowdown on small-scale technology certificates and the discount it offers.
Everyone has heard of a solar panel, but do you know what it really is? We dive into how a solar panel generates electricity, can solar panels be recycled, and even if solar panels are worth it.
There is a big difference between the product and performance warranties of solar panels. Huglo Solar recommends you focus on the product warranty as this provides a better indicator of the quality of panels and the risk of defects.
A draft report by IPART 2021 show positive outcomes on performance and competitiveness of retailers, increased levels of customer engagement, a decrease in the electricity prices, and much more.
Solar inverters are the unsung hero of your solar system. These devices turn your DC power into usable AC power for your home. This is what you need to know about the inverters Huglo Solar installs.
We explain why Huglo is not your average electricity comparison site.
A recent review of the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) regulations has been conducted to improve its integrity and ensure better protection for consumer against dubious operators.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (‘AEMC’), recently consulted on a draft rule change which adjusts the timeframes for installing a new meter, having a meter replaced, or fixing a malfunctioning meter, in those cases where two customers ‘share fusing’.
‘Is it worth investing in a home installed battery?’ It’s a question we get asked A LOT. Having run these calculations many times, we break them down for you in this article.
Greenwashing has become more apparent in marketing, particularly in the energy industry. So we've sat down with Aussie provider, Energy Locals who gave us some tips about how to figure out which companies are truly green retailers.
Unsure of who is making electric vehicles now? There always seems to be a new story or a surprise release, so here we have collated the news to-date of car manufacturers who have announced their intentions for electric vehicles.
We explore the concept of community solar gardens, the benefits they offer and the options available to even the playing field for those unable to access solar.
So you’re thinking about getting a solar PV system or you have had your solar PV system installed and it’s working great, but you’re looking to get most out of it. Here are some tips to get the most value out of your system.
Teslas, Nissan Leafs, Hyundai Ioniqs and the launch of the new all-electric Mini: We do a deep-dive into what electric cars are and if it’s worth it. An FAQ on electric cars, if you will.