SMA’s ‘Sunny Boy Storage’ Makes Your Solar System Compatible With Batteries
It’s only a very small box but it solves a very big problem. German solar inverter powerhouse SMA have this week released their long awaited ‘Sunny Boy Storage’, which is a battery-ready solar inverter designed specifically for high-voltage solar home battery systems. The new inverter is designed to work with such batteries as the Tesla […]
Exciting News: Greenlife Solar Joins The ‘EcoSmart Energy Group’
It’s a very exciting time at Greenlife Solar. We are proud to announce that we are now part of the ‘EcoSmart Energy Group’, which is a combination of Greenlife Solar and EcoSmart Heating & Cooling. Greenlife Solar will still be operating in the same way as we always have, but now as part of a […]
(New Video!) The Top 5 Tips For Buying Solar Panels In Adelaide
Here at Greenlife Solar we know that shopping for a good quality solar system in Adelaide can be quite challenging, and in some cases downright confusing! On a daily basis we are asked for advice, recommendations and suggestions about what to look for in a solar system, and what areas should be covered when shopping around. […]
Fronius Solar Inverters – Now With Amazing WiFi Monitoring.
At Greenlife Solar, after years of careful monitoring and research, we have recently decided to Austrian-made ‘Fronius’ Solar Inverters to our product range – and we couldn’t be happier! The new range of Fronius solar inverters is, frankly, amazing. Not only do Fronius make some of the very best solar inverters in the world (and have done […]
New $5000 Solar Rebates Coming In The Adelaide CBD.
The Adelaide City Council has announced new incentives of up to $5000 to install solar panels and solar battery storage systems for homes and businesses in the Adelaide CBD. In an effort to make the Adelaide CBD more sustainable both environmentally and financially, extra incentives are being introduced to not only help homes and businesses […]
5 Things You Need To Know About Your Power Bill
In a typical week as a solar system designer – I look at a lot of power bills. Not only are a lot of them much higher than they need to be, but also I’ve come to realise that many people simply don’t understand their power bill – and power companies know this. In this article […]
Tesla’s new ‘PowerWall’ might just change the world, one house at a time.
If you haven’t heard of Elon Musk – you’re going to be hearing about him a whole lot in the coming months and years. A man of many skills – he’s equal parts inventor, entrepreneur and engineer. He is the co-founder of PayPal, the current CEO and chief designer of ‘SpaceX‘ – the company most likely to […]
Battery storage for your solar system – what’s it all about?
Over the last 8 or so years, people of Adelaide (and indeed Australia) have embraced solar power at an incredible rate. We’ve gone from virtually no solar power systems connected to the grid, to now being close to one in 3 homes having some form of gird-connect solar. And the number 1 topic that arises […]
Trina Solar are now the world’s largest solar company.
Here at Greenlife, Trina Solar have been one of our most preferred brands of solar panel since day 1, due to their excellent quality, 25+ year lifespan, and most importantly – their exceptional performance on hot days. All solar panels lose efficiency on hot days – but Trina solar has one of the best hot […]
How do I get the most out of my solar system?
In my time in the solar industry (around 8 years now) solar has evolved a great deal in a pretty short amount of time. Solar systems sizes have gone up, system costs have come down (can you believe that around a decade ago, a 1.0kW solar system was around $25,000?) and as a result, buyback rates […]