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Put your tax refund to good use

With millions of Australians set to receive an extra $1,080 tax refund it makes sense to spend it on something that will generate a significant income stream going forward. Installing a quality Sunshine Coast solar power system that has been professionally installed...

REC Alpha Series solar panel unveiled at Intersolar Europe

REC, the leading European brand of solar panels has unveiled its ground breaking new solar panel at Intersolar Europe. The REC Alpha series delivers up to 380watts of power making it the world’s most powerful 60 cell solar panel. The patented Alpha series solar...

REC Solar Panels now with 20 year product warranty

We are pleased to advise that effective immediately REC TwinPeak 2 and REC N-Peak Solar panels will now come with an industry leading 20 year product warranty on top of the 25 year performance guarantee. In addition SunWorks Solar is a certified REC Solar Panels...

REC N-Peak solar panels on Sunshine Coast home

P&P are building the first 10 star energy rated house on the Sunshine Coast and installing an off grid solar system is a logical step in that process however they are limited roof space. To maximise the solar power system’s size and return on investment...

Introducing SMA Smart Connected

SMA have been the world leader in solar technology since 1981 and continue to innovate and improve their service to customers. The new SMA Smart Connected  offers consumers total piece of mind with the knowledge that there solar power system is being actively...

REC N-Peak Series panels now available in Australia

We are pleased to advise that the long awaited REC N-Peak solar panels are now available in Australia. The REC N-Peak solar panels feature the same innovative cell technology as the popular REC TwinPeak 2 solar panels however instead of a multi-crystalline cell the...

SolarEdge announces arrival of new SolarEdge solar panels

SolarEdge have taken the next step in providing a totally integrated solution for consumers with the release of their new SolarEdge 300 watt solar panel with embedded DC Optimiser. For the first time consumers can purchase solar panels, optimisers and inverter all...

Euro Solar goes into Liquidation

According to the attached notice published on the ASIC website Euro Solar has gone into liquidation. This potentially leaves the thousands of Australian homeowners who purchased a solar power system from them without any warranties. In the past Euro Solar has been hit...

Jinko solar panels certified PID free

Jinko Solar have announced that their entire portfolio of solar panels has passed the Potential Induced Degradation (“PID”) resistance test under the conditions of 85 Degrees Celsius/85% relative humidity (“double 85”) as required by TÜV Nord’s IEC TS 62804-1...

REC solar panels named “Top Performer 2018”

REC Group, the leading European brand for solar panels, has once again been named a “Top Performer 2018” in the annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard issued by DNV GL, the world’s largest independent expert and certification body for renewable energy. REC earned Top...

Real life savings from a solar power system

A lot of our customers ask us how much a solar power system will save them and although that varies from household to household it is possible to reduce or even totally eliminate your electricity bill. Take Rob from Bli Bli, before installing a solar power system on...

Mass Energy Solar Inverter Delisted

The Clean Energy Council have advised that effective 21st February all inverters in the Shenzen SofarSolar (more commonly known as Mass Energy) inverters have been delisted due to safety concerns. It will be up to the Electrical Safety Office to determine whether the...

Is it worth cleaning your solar panels?

This is a topic we have covered before and now there is some scientific evidence to back up our claim that it is not worth cleaning your solar panels if you live on the Sunshine Coast. The University of Wollongong recently tested the effectiveness of cleaning solar...

Sungrow Solar inverters – a new model for 2018

The ever popular range of solar inverters from Sungrow will be updated in 2018. The Sungrow Crystal G2 Series will be available in models ranging in size from 2kW up to 5kW. These inverters will have the following features: Compact design. Metallic grey aluminium...

Beyond Solar Panels and Inverters…

There’s more to a rooftop solar power system than solar panels and inverters. When considering off grid solar options, most people forget about the racking system, quality of cabling, conduit, DC and AC isolators, and – most importantly – the quality of the actual...

Battery Storage and Emergency Power Supply

Based on recent feedback it is clear that customers are being misled by other companies about battery storage and emergency power supply. Emergency power supply or EPS is not designed to run your entire house during a power outage, in fact, systems are not capable of...

Sungrow releases new Battery Storage offering

Sungrow, manufacturer of the popular crystal series of solar inverters, have entered the battery storage market with the new PowCube 4.8 which features 4.8kW of storage per unit and up to 3 units can be installed increasing the total available storage to 14.4kW. The...

The hidden costs of an Enphase solar power system

Although Enphase microinverters are very good there are a few hidden costs that you may not be aware of. a) If you want panel level monitoring (Free with SolarEdge) then be prepared to pay $300 extra for the privilege. b) If the owner of the solar power system changes...

LG Solar increases product warranty

From January 1st 2018 the product warranty on LG Mono X Plus and LG NeON 2 solar panels was increased from 12 years to 15 years, fast forward to 2018 and that warranty has now been extended a further 10 years giving clients peace of mind thanks to the massive 25 year...

Enphase Microinverters Not Reporting?

If your Enphase system is showing the a status if Microinverters Not Reporting (  ), the SunWorks Solar Sunshine Coast team can help. Follow these steps to try and resolve the issue. This problem is generally caused by the Envoy being located too far away from the...