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CEC guide to buying residential solar

CEC guide to buying residential solar

01 March 2021
The Clean Energy Council have prepared a comprehensive guide to the process of buying and installing a residential solar system. Excerpt from cleanenergyco ...
SunWiz recognises Solar Power Direct as a Top Volume Solar Retailer for 2020!

SunWiz recognises Solar Power Direct as a Top Volume Solar Retailer for 2020!

22 February 2021
SunWiz have analysed solar installations in 2020 and found Solar Power Direct to be a top 10 solar retailer in South Australia for another year! Read more at s ...
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

26 November 2020
Solar Panel Installation & Product Questions How and where should the panels be positioned? For optimum electricity production, solar PV panels should be mo ...
Regulatory Changes for Smarter Homes

Regulatory Changes for Smarter Homes

06 October 2020
South Australia can be proud to say that they have been one of the world’s most enthusiastic communities when it comes to distributed energy resources. We can s ...
Companies making inroads into carbon neutral business

Companies making inroads into carbon neutral business

09 June 2020
In order to get ahead of the curve on climate change, businesses across Australia and the world are adapting to the ever changing landscape of running a profita ...
How to protect your panels from nasty external forces

How to protect your panels from nasty external forces

09 June 2020
Panels have come a long way since their inception, however the technology of these unique solar energy generators is ever changing and constantly improving. Whi ...
How sustainable living is affecting new home kitchen installations

How sustainable living is affecting new home kitchen installations

05 June 2020
Going green is becoming less of a trend and more of a lifestyle choice these days. From composting to plant-based eating, environmentally friendly solutions to ...
How Giant batteries can power commercial factories

How Giant batteries can power commercial factories

22 May 2020
With companies like Tesla introducing battery packs to Australian homes in a bid to introduce solar capabilities into public consciousness, industrial spaces ar ...
How Elon Musk & Tesla Are Spearheading Solar in 2020

How Elon Musk & Tesla Are Spearheading Solar in 2020

14 May 2020
The face of modern-day renewable energy, Elon Musk is a unique figure that has caused a stir since his debut on the world stage in the early 2000’s. While the p ...
The worldwide growth of wind, solar and hydro

The worldwide growth of wind, solar and hydro

08 May 2020
Around the world, countries, businesses and homeowners are becoming more aware of the environmental risks faced by our planet in light of continued unsustainabl ...
Management of health and safety during the COVID-19 challenge

Management of health and safety during the COVID-19 challenge

20 April 2020
As new reports of COVID-19 continue to develop, the welfare and safety of our customers and staff remains our top priority. As a South Australian, family owned ...
Get the most out of your solar panels this winter

Get the most out of your solar panels this winter

20 April 2020
A common misconception surrounding solar panels is the idea that during the colder months, solar panels do not work as well or at all. While it is true that the ...
A Quick Guide on Solar Inverters – What role do they play?

A Quick Guide on Solar Inverters – What role do they play?

14 April 2020
If you’ve installed solar panels on your roof, you’re likely aware of the complicated-looking box that was set up outside your home with different coloured cyli ...
Battle of the renewable energy sources – which is the most efficient?

Battle of the renewable energy sources – which is the most efficient?

05 April 2020
Switching to more efficient ways to harness energy has been a priority for not only the Australian government but for the entire world for some time now. Derive ...
What is a Solar Power Plant and How Does it Work?

What is a Solar Power Plant and How Does it Work?

20 March 2020
Solar power plants use the sun’s rays to produce electricity, just like solar panels that are installed on the roof of a residential home, but instead of poweri ...
What is Going Off the Grid and How Can Green Energy Make a Difference

What is Going Off the Grid and How Can Green Energy Make a Difference

11 March 2020
With the introduction of solar power and other forms of renewable energy, you’ve probably heard the saying “going off the grid” before. But what exactly does th ...
How Solar Power Is The World’s Cheapest Energy

How Solar Power Is The World’s Cheapest Energy

05 March 2020
For many years solar power was an expensive alternative to fossil fuels. While it was clean and green, the unaffordable cost associated with changing over to so ...
Understanding VPPs: What is a Virtual Power Plant?

Understanding VPPs: What is a Virtual Power Plant?

24 February 2020
What is a VPP? A VPP is a Virtual Power Plant and it’s the future of renewable energy. It sounds complicated, but it isn’t really. A VPP is a network of indepen ...
SunWiz recognises Solar Power Direct as a Top Volume Solar Retailer for 2019!

SunWiz recognises Solar Power Direct as a Top Volume Solar Retailer for 2019!

20 February 2020
SunWiz, a major service provider to the solar industry, have labeled Solar Power Direct as a top 10 solar retailer in South Australia! Due to the thousands of s ...
Understanding the Current Adelaide City Incentives

Understanding the Current Adelaide City Incentives

20 January 2020
If you live within the Adelaide CBD there are a number of great rebates available to you when it comes to solar power. Depending on your circumstances you could ...