Telling your energy retailer you’re going (Video)

Gavin of Altona has asked whether he needs to tell his energy retailer that he’s getting solar panels installed. The answer is yes, but B Solar does it for you because there are several documents that need to be completed and submitted on your behalf, for example, a...

What is the electrical grid? (Video)

In its simplest form, the electrical grid is a power system network that transports electricity from a power station and delivers it to your home. When you are connected to the grid, it means that you can access this power station electricity from home. There are two...

How do solar feed-in-tariffs work? (video)

So let’s say you have your solar system installed and it’s generating more power than you need. If you decide to export this excess power back to the grid, you are basically selling it, so you’ll be paid through the feed-in tariff system. Feed-in tariffs can be either...

What is a peak sun hour? (Video)

In the solar industry, we express the amount of sunlight that your solar panel receives in “peak sun hours”. A peak sun-hour is an hour during which the intensity of the sunlight is 1,000 watts per square meter. The amount of solar radiation delivered by the sun often...

Will my solar panels work in winter?

Will my solar system work in winter? When people think about solar power, they often think that it only works in summer. So today, I want to bust this myth. In actual fact your B Solar system will work during all seasons of the year. B solar systems rely on sunlight...

Learn how solar power works (video)

How Solar Works (Video): If you haven’t seen it already, check out our fantastic animation, which explains in lightning-fast time exactly how solar power works! #bsolar #gosolar #savetheplanet #solarpower