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Will My Solar Still Work in Cairns Power Outages?
Living in Cairns means dealing with frequent power outages, especially during cyclone season. Standard solar panels won't work in a blackout unless paired with a battery system. Learn how battery storage, generator changeover switches, and PV Points can keep your home powered and safe during outages. Plus, discover why it's crucial to have your solar...
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EOFY 2024 Instant Asset Write-Off on Solar for Your Business in Cairns
In Cairns, sustainable practices are gaining traction among local businesses, with many turning to renewable energy solutions like solar power. As the EOFY 2024 approaches, companies can take advantage of the Instant Asset Write-Off, allowing them to claim immediate tax deductions for solar installations. This tax incentive not only simplifies the taxation process but also...
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Celebrating Labour Day in Queensland!
At Hielscher Electrical, we proudly celebrate Labour Day, a day that marks the historical achievements of the Australian labour movement towards fair working conditions, including the pioneering eight-hour day. This day resonates deeply with our values, as we strive to ensure a balanced, safe, and fulfilling work environment for our team. Join us in honoring...
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Solar Panel Maintenance in Cairns: Extend Your System’s Lifespan
Maintaining your solar panels in Cairns is crucial for ensuring their efficiency and longevity. In this guide, we cover essential maintenance tips including regular cleaning, visual inspections, and performance monitoring. Learn how to manage shading issues and keep a maintenance log to ensure your solar system continues to provide reliable, clean energy for your home...
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Product Review: LONGi Solar Panels Cairns
In the radiant heart of Cairns and the wider expanse of Far North Queensland, LONGi Solar Panels shine as a beacon of sustainable energy solutions. As Brenton Hielscher from Hielscher Electrical and Solar delves into the unparalleled efficiency, robust warranties, and exceptional value of LONGi Solar Panels, he shares a compelling narrative drawn from years...
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2024 Queensland $4,000 Solar Battery Rebate Scheme
G’day, Queenslanders! Brenton from Hielscher Electrical and Solar here, hoping you’ve weathered the recent storms and the festive season. As we step into 2024, still feeling the after-effects of Cyclone Jasper and the severe storms that hit our region, there’s a beacon of hope on the horizon. The Miles government, picking up where the Palaszczuk...
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How Solar Storage Batteries in Cairns Safeguard Homes During Cyclones and Storms
Harnessing the abundant sunshine in Cairns, Queensland, has never been more crucial. Our article explores the pivotal role of home batteries in ensuring uninterrupted power, especially during storms and cloudy days. We delve into how these batteries work, their performance in extreme weather, and the government's upcoming Battery Booster Rebate Scheme in 2024, offering rebates...
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Cyclone Jasper vs Cairns: A Solar Owner’s Survival Guide
As Cyclone Jasper nears Cairns, it's crucial to perform a 'storm check' on your solar panels, not only for their safety but also to prepare for any potential insurance claims. I'm Brenton Hielscher, your local solar expert, here to guide you through safeguarding your solar system against the storm's impact. By taking proactive steps now,...
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Unravelling Solar: A Deep Dive into Different Types of Solar Panels
Monocrystalline solar panels are the premium choice for those seeking maximum efficiency and long-term value, despite their higher upfront cost. Constructed from a single crystal structure of high-grade silicon, these panels offer unparalleled efficiency rates, often exceeding 20%. Their sleek, dark appearance is not just aesthetically pleasing but also indicative of their superior performance. While...
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Solar Power & Cairns Weather: Cloudy Weather Solar Performance
Solar panels use photovoltaic cells to convert sunlight into electricity. These cells can capture both direct and diffused sunlight. In fact, Germany, a country known for its cloudy weather, is one of the world's top solar energy producers. So, a bit of cloud cover doesn't mean your panels are on a break. They're just working...
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