What is the difference between kW and kWh?

Home You may have seen kW and kWh on your electricity bills, on television, or online. But, do you know what they mean, and what the difference is between the two? Before we go into detail, here are the basics: k stands for kilo, or “one thousand.” W stands for watt, a unit of power. […]

5 common solar myths to avoid and the truth behind them

Home According to the Climate of the Nation 2022 report, approximately 76% of Australians rank solar in their top three preferred sources of energy. Also, Australia is the world’s leader in solar uptake per capita, with approximately 1kW of solar installed per citizen¹. Despite the growth, there are still some common solar myths that may discourage homeowners […]

The smartest way to invest in solar

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Home Australia is one of the sunniest places on the planet, so it’s not surprising that the lucky country also has the highest uptake of rooftop solar panels in the world. In fact, there are now over three million solar systems installed on homes and businesses around the country. With solar energy’s proven ability to […]

How does solar power work?

Solahart expert explains to home owners how solar energy works

Home Solar power is a great and proven way to reduce your energy bills, but have you ever wondered how it works? In this article, we will explore: How solar power works in providing electricity to your household; Why choosing solar power makes sense; and How you can store excess solar power for later use […]

Will my solar still work on cloudy or rainy days?

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Home Did you know that Australia has the highest solar radiation per square metre of any continent on the planet? At 58 million petajoules per year, it’s approximately 10,000 times larger than our total energy consumption1. Which is why for most Australians, using the abundant sunshine to power your home and heat your water makes so much […]

Solahart helps supply solar power to disadvantaged communities in Nigeria

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Home Solahart recently teamed up with The Alight Project to pioneer an innovative project that supplies working solar power panels to disadvantaged communities in Nigeria. The initiative fosters work and education, providing communities with basic lighting and the opportunity to charge devices such as phones, computers and tablets. Solahart Gold Coast and Hervey Bay are working closely with Tina […]

Looking to go solar but not sure if your roof is suitable?

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Home Every day, more Australians are making the switch to solar, with solar panels installed on over 2.6 million rooftops across the nation, and over 1 million solar hot water systems. However, some homes might not be suitable for traditional solar hot water due to factors such as: Too much shade: The likes of trees, […]

Why solar should be part of your next Home Renovation

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Home Any home renovation is exciting. The anticipation of seeing the final result makes all the thinking, planning and work worth it. The ultimate goal of a renovation project, no matter how big or small, is to improve a home and see aspirational ideas come to life. This includes increasing its value, energy efficiency, and […]

How You Can Make a Difference to the Environment with Solar

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Home Going solar has many benefits. You can: Reduce your energy consumption, helping you to keep more money in your pocket Take advantage of government incentives, known as Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STCs) to help you make the switch; and Potentially increase the value of your home Another significant advantage of going solar is its benefit […]

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