Aug 2023

Conquering Costs: How Rooftop Solar Can Empower Australians Amidst Rising Energy Prices

Written by Kerry Mullany

Ever heard the phrase ‘focus on what you can control, not what you can't’?

The phrase could easily be applied to a number of things in today’s world, but one that it shouldn't be applied to is your electricity bill. 

In this blog, we identify an element of the cost of living crisis and provide a step by step solution to help more Australians take control of their household expenses with the power of solar energy. 

The everyday problem we face

The everyday problem we face

One thing affecting everyday Aussies everyday, is the cost of living crisis. 

Not sure about you, but the burden of paying 25% more per quarter on electricity feels like a pretty heavy hike to us. In fact, we know most of you would agree as a staggering 60% of Aussies said they were concerned about energy prices increases according to a recent Compare the Market survey.

Luck has it, there is a solution to lighten the load that thankfully more Aussies are adopting. 

So, instead of focusing on something out of your hands, focus on conquering energy costs the smart way with your fellow Aussie comrades.

The everyday problem we face
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The Clean Energy Regulator's (CER) Carbon Market Report for Quarter 1 of 2023 has been released, identifying that the number of Aussies installing rooftop solar is on the rise. Wahoo!

These Australians are focusing on taking control of their household power to nullify the uncontrollable issue of increasing energy prices. Good on you guys!

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How can you take control of the price you pay for power?

How can you take control of the price you pay for power?

Switching to solar is simple and affordable especially with Smart Energy. 


Contact Smart Energy

First of all we wanna hear your voices and introduce ourselves.


Show Us Your Bill

Next, we use your electricity bills to assess your energy needs and crunch the numbers to calculate how much you could save by switching to solar.

Fun Fact: If you don’t have a problem with high energy bills, you don’t need a solution. Though, with electricity prices ever increasing, the chances are your bills are probably bothering you.


Design Phase

For this part you can sit back and relax.

Meanwhile, our engineers will design a bespoke solution to suit your energy needs by assessing your roof using HD aerial images.




Then let’s have a yarn about it, run through the potential savings and answer all your questions. 



We Do All The Paperwork

Our dedicated technical support staff will take care of everything – like submitting grid and meter applications to your energy distributor and retailer.

They also ensure that a Smart Meter will be installed and that the Solar System can be connected safely to the Grid.


Accredited Technicians Install Your System

The only sparks flying around our sparkies, is their electric passion and dedication to doing the job right.

As proud members of the Clean Energy Council, all our installers are accredited, qualified and simply the best electricians to do the job. 

The installation usually takes 4 to 8 hours depending on the size. We ask you to be at home for the first part but otherwise you can go on about your day as usual. We will test and make sure everything is running correctly before connecting to the grid.


Let’s Get You Connected

Once the installation is complete and your meter board is updated to a Smart Meter, we connect your panels to the grid. 



Activate Energy Savings

All that's left to do now is let the power of the sun work its UV magic. 

From here, you can monitor your energy consumption and watch your solar system generate energy savings using your Smart Meter App! 


Don’t Forget About Us

Remember, we are here for the long-haul.

It’s our promise to maintain a degree of quality and reliability with your Smart Energy solar system. That’s why we offer a 5-year workmanship warranty, a 10-year product warranty and a 25-year performance warranty.

Even after installation, we are here for you. If you have any questions about your system or need technical support, our customer support team is here to help.

What's stopping you?

Taking control of your energy costs is something you can do by harnessing solar power. The rising trend to adopt rooftop solar is giving individuals across the country a solution that reduces their reliance on uncontrollable factors, such as increasing electricity prices. 

Smart Energy offers a simple and affordable way to transition to solar power; helping you manage your energy expenses and achieve greater financial independence during a cost of living crisis. 

With rooftop solar, Australians can truly focus on something within their control. Giving peace of mind for many years to come. 

Go One Step Further

Take your control to the next level by installing a solar lithium battery at the same time as your panels to nullify your pesky energy bill even further.

With exclusive energy plans, effectively ‘off-grid’ power and state of the art technology, you could kiss goodbye to quarterly energy bills all together.

Find out how a battery can benefit you here

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