Jared Mullane

Jared Mullane Jared Mullane has worked as an energy specialist for several years and has been cited by various media outlets ranging from 9News, the ABC, The New Daily and 2GB. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Griffith University and worked in the comparison industry for over half a decade.


How to connect solar panels to a solar battery

Posted by February 7th 2024

Thinking about going solar? A solar system with a battery back-up can be an financially sound option if you intend to spend long enough in your current residence to recoup the cost of the battery …


What Is Solar Energy?

Posted by February 22nd 2024

Curious about what solar energy is and how it works, or whether it could be a beneficial addition to your home? As utility bills continue to soar, many Australian householders are turning to solar energy …


How to test a solar panel

Posted by February 7th 2024

While solar power systems can provide you with an eco-friendly, cost-efficient energy alternative to grid electricity, it’s important to be aware of the ongoing monitoring and maintenance that is required from time to time. Regular …


Preparing your home for solar battery installation

Posted by February 7th 2024

So, you’ve installed solar panels and an inverter or are thinking of doing so, and are considering whether to add a battery to your solar system? A solar battery storage unit can store the excess …


Solar panels after rain

How to protect solar panels

Posted by February 7th 2024

As the cost of energy rises and environmental awareness increases, more people are exploring ways to save money on their electricity bills by installing solar panels. As a homeowner or investor, you likely already recognise …


A Guide to Solar Panels on Flat Roof

A Guide to Solar Panels on Flat Roof

Posted by February 7th 2024

Have you ever looked up at your flat roof and wondered if it was a suitable location for solar panels? Perhaps you are concerned that the lack of a steep angle could limit the panels’ …


Bird-Proofing Solar Panels: What to do

Posted by February 7th 2024

You may love Australia’s wonderful birdlife. That doesn’t mean you’ll love what it can do to your solar power system. Birds nesting around solar panels - and even under them - usually leads to a …


How long do solar panels last in Australia?

Posted by February 7th 2024

Solar panels have become increasingly popular in Australia over the past two decades, with homeowners drawn by the possibility of saving money on their energy bills while also potentially lowering their carbon emissions and increasing …



What are Australian-made solar panels

What are Australian-made solar panels?

Posted by February 7th 2024

Thinking about getting solar panels installed and curious about whether it’s possible to buy Australian-made solar panels? Then you’re probably not surprised to hear that solar panels made in Australia are a popular choice for …