Ain’t No Tower High Enough

New Farm tower solar installation Part 1 The Project This week BSS solar and electrical are working on an exciting commercial solar installation for our good friends at Driftwind Electrical. We set out to install ninety two panels on two different apartment towers. They are connected and each tower is about thirty meter high. Enphase…

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The Real Cost of Cheap Solar

Damaged solar panel Brisbane

Australia offers some of the cheapest solar systems in the world as the Australia Government channels some of the existing electricity charges into rebates for purchasers of solar systems. Depending on the size of the residential system the Government “rebate” will be between $2500 and $3500 for many average residential systems. Unfortunately some very cheap…

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Economic Support Payment

Did you receive the Economic support payment? As we know, this Government payment, announced on 12th March 2020, is an attempt to address economic impacts of the global coronavirus (for more info: servicesaustralia.gov.au/covid-19). Many households across our beautiful county received $750 into their bank account, with payments starting last Wednesday, the 15th of July. Now,…

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How COVID-19 affected the solar industry

Covid19 has thrown all of our lives, in Australia and worldwide, in turmoil. ‘Unprecedented times’ was a common phrase used in the news to describe this. We all got thrown back to the basics, many of us working from home and/or homeschooling. The pace slowed down for many of us (but not for teachers and…

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We Do Like a Challenge

BSS Solar received a request to install a solar system on this story beautiful house in Newcastle, three stories with a 45 degree terracotta tile roof. The customer had been in touch with several solar companies, but none of them was keen because of the position and the tilt of the roof. We do like…

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