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Trione Energy Blog

Pros & Cons of Solar Microinverters

If you’re considering installing solar panels on your home, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is whether to use a string inverter or solar microinverters to ensure you’re getting the most out of your solar system. Here at Trione Energy, we have extensive experience installing both types of systems. In this … Read more

Homeowners Switch To Solar In Victoria Amid Energy Cost Hike

Victorian families are struggling under the weight of skyrocketing electricity and gas bills, with some dual fuel households now paying over $4,400 per year, according to a recent study by St Vincent de Paul Society. That’s an eye-watering increase of $800 compared to last year. Installing solar panels can provide significant savings to offset these … Read more

The Enphase Micro Inverter – Benefits & Drawbacks

Enphase Energy pioneered solar microinverter technology and stands as the global market leader. Trione Energy has installed thousands of Enphase Energy solar microinverters in Melbourne homes, as a result, we’re well-positioned to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of this inverter for Melbourne homes. Microinverters are small devices attached underneath each solar panel to convert direct … Read more

How to Tell if It’s Time to Replace Your Solar Panels

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Solar panels are a long-term investment. Most solar panels come with 20-30-year warranties and can maintain over 90% of their original output at the 20-year mark if well-maintained.  However, solar panels will eventually show signs of decreased performance and physical wear and will need replacing. Knowing when it’s time to replace your solar panel system … Read more

Victoria’s New Interest Free Solar Battery Loans Explained

Overview of Victoria’s Solar Battery Loans In a nutshell, these new loans allow Victorian homeowners to finance a solar battery system over 4 years without paying any interest. Billed as “interest-free solar loans”, they provide up to $4838 towards the purchase and installation of a solar battery. To qualify, you need to meet a few … Read more

Most Efficient Solar Batteries For Melbourne Homes

Picking The Right Solar Battery Is More Important Than Ever As the world continues to embrace renewable energy, solar power has emerged as a reliable and sustainable solution for homeowners seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and lower energy costs. In 2023, the demand for solar batteries has soared, enabling homeowners to store excess solar … Read more

Top Victorian Suburbs For Solar Installation

Solar Power is Taking Over Victoria’s Suburbs It’s no secret that solar energy has been gaining traction in recent years. Everyone seems to be getting on board with the green revolution, and that includes the top 10 suburbs in Melbourne, according to Solar Victoria. From Tarneit to Rowville, these communities are leading the charge in … Read more

Q Cells vs REC Solar – A Solar Panel Comparison Guide

Are you considering upgrading your home to solar power but still unsure which solar panels are best for you? It can be a daunting decision, with so many options from different manufacturers. Don’t worry – we’re here to help! We want to make sure that the solar panels you choose will meet all your energy … Read more

Jinko vs Canadian Solar Panels – A Comparison Guide

When it comes to choosing solar panels for your home, you need to make sure you are making an informed decision. This guide will help you compare two of the best and more affordable brands in the industry, Jinko and Canadian Solar. We’ll look at cost, efficiency and warranty options so that you know everything … Read more

Sunpower vs REC Solar Panel Comparison | All You Need To Know

This solar comparison guide will compare two of the top solar panel manufacturers in the market: REC and Sunpower. Both companies have been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge technology to help homeowners maximise their energy savings with solar panels. This guide will explore the strengths and weaknesses of each company and its solar panels, … Read more