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Client Testimonial – Michelle & Scott Jefferies

We love what we do!

The fact is, we love being able to help our customers create independent energy, to live the way they want to live and that means “where” they want to live too! See, connecting to the grid in many areas of Australia is just simply too expensive. Off-Grid Living has been a reality in Australia for many years, only improved in recent times with the advancement of battery technology and control devices.

Recently Off-Grid energy Stuff was engaged by Michelle & Scott Jefferies to design and commision a new system for a new rural home build.

here is what Michelle said about our service and approach:

“After googling and speaking with a lot of solar companies to design and supply enough power to run our household (which consumes quite a bit of electricity with teenagers) the return quotes were immensely different in cost and also when the power could be supplied. Energy stuff was competitive so we spoke with Scott, who ensured us we had come to the right place, and we had! Our house was fully powered in just over a month and we have enough electricity to go stupid with. ( No more turning off power points and light switches to save on power). Scott was with us all the way and still is to this day. Very knowledgeable guy and made our transition from electricity companies to stand alone solar so stress-free and simple. We had nearly been ripped off from one company that didn’t want to return our deposit- even though they had a 30 day cooling off period. We put our trust in Energy Stuff and they totally delivered. We are so impressed with them, we have offered to allow people to view our setup that are considering off-grid solar, through contact with Energy Stuff. So so happy we found a company who aren’t there just to take our hard earned money. Rare these days. Many thanks guys, we can’t say enough. 🙏” Scott and Michelle, Applethorpe, QLD

If you are thinking of going Off-Grid or power connection costs are simply too expensive as an option, contact the team at Off-Grid Energy Stuff today on 1300 656 205 for a custom design and quote.

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Customised Off-Grid Systems

We customise all our home and farm off-grid systems

The reasons for going Off the Grid are many i.e.
Building a new shed or workshop onto an existing rural property or if looking to build a new home in an area with no grid connection.

Our Off-Grid systems are the perfect green-field solution for your holiday retreat/weekender without the ongoing commitment and cost of grid connection.

 

Call our team 1300 656 205.

SHOULD I GO OFF-GRID OR GET GRID CONNECTION?

SHOULD I GO OFF-GRID OR GET GRID CONNECTION?

With rising electricity prices and large upfront connection costs, choosing to go Off-Grid for your electricity is increasingly more attractive. When choosing between an Off-Grid system or paying to connect your property to the grid, looking at your systems life cycle will help to understand the total cost of each option over the long term, not just the initial upfront cost.

Call today. 1300 656 205.

Download your free guide to OffGrid Living here:https://goo.gl/ArqAjM

Proudly Australian

Our systems are designed and assembled in Australia and are designed to go outside or inside, to solve customers’ real electricity problems without complication.

We work with the highest quality components available on the market, and integrate these into various formats of systems ranging from the smallest shed power systems to the container-sized systems designed for Outback Australia.

We use similar architecture so each system is serviceable and recognizable to outside contractors meaning easy maintenance.

Call us today for a quote. 1300 656 205

We customise all our home and farm off-grid systems

The reasons for going Off the Grid are many i.e.

– Building a new shed or workshop onto an existing rural property
– Looking to build a new home in an area with no grid connection.
– Looking for the perfect green-field solution for your holiday retreat/weekender without the ongoing commitment and cost of grid connection.
– Sustainable living

Our Off-Grid Team have a wealth of a combined 30 years’ experience in the solar energy industry. They have individually gained professional experience through positions held whilst working across a wide variety of industries over the past 30 years.

Being focused on our clients is the most important part of what our Off-Grid Team is about. To merely meet our client’s expectations is not enough – our goal is to exceed expectations to reinforce the high-trust environment that we’re built upon.

The only currency we have with our clients is goodwill. Doing well by our clients makes that currency more valuable and allows us to do more for them. Our clients entrust us to listen and help them find the solutions that they are looking for without being a roadblock; to create the highest quality Off-Grid systems; to serve them quickly and efficiently both in the early process and throughout the technical support phase after the system has been installed.

Call 1300 656 205 or visit for our OFF-GRID SOLAR PROCESS: 3 EASY STEPS

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Buying an Off-Grid system?

Live in a rural location without reliable grid access? Call us today on 1300 656 205.

Buying an Off-Grid system can be both complex and confusing. When considering an Off-grid system as a viable option to power your home, we must assess your daily power consumption.

When calculating how much power you may use in your household you must consider 5 important things and how they relate to reducing your system’s requirements, possibly saving you thousands of dollars in system costs.

Energy-intensive appliances are those that heat or cool a space, be it air, water or an element.

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The right Off-Grid System

Size Matters – when it comes to planning a Small, Medium and Large Off-Grid Systems!

Our small-medium and large Off-Grid systems incorporate highly sophisticated inverter/charger technology, one or multiple solar PV inverters with maximum power point tracking (MPPT). The systems will utilise any combination of solar panels and are prepared for backup generators.

The complete system requires a small amount of space and fits neatly in your utility shed, carport, dedicated room, garage or alternatively in our weatherproof and fully self-contained enclosure. Solar panels can be mounted on your roof or on a ground mount stand.

Enquire now to find out which system is suitable for you.

1300 656 205.

Off-grid Systems Design

Our systems are designed and assembled in Australia and are designed to go outside or inside, to solve customers’ real electricity problems without complication.

We work with the highest quality components available on the market, and integrate these into various formats of systems ranging from the smallest shed power systems to the container-sized systems designed for Outback Australia.

We use similar architecture so each system is serviceable and recognizable to outside contractors meaning easy maintenance.

Call us today for a quote. 1300 656 205

Price rises push companies to renewables

Karen Sweeney / The Daily Telegraph / May 15 2018

Businesses are warming to renewable energy after some experienced up to 90 percent increases in electricity bills over the last decade, new research shows.

Almost one in two Australian companies have switched to clean energy sources, including installing their own solar systems.

A report by the Climate Council found it’s a global trend, with two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies and almost half of Fortune 500 companies committing to ambitious renewable and sustainability targets.

Australia’s figures show business solar installations have grown by 60 percent in the past two years.

“These businesses are actively investing in renewable energy in a bid to cut costs and take control of their power bills while also playing a crucial role in transitioning the nation away from aging, polluting and unreliable fossil fuels,” Climate Council energy expert Greg Bourne said.

The report also found consumers care about the energy sources businesses use.

Four out of five Australians believe big companies should be using renewables while 76 percent said they’d choose a product made with renewable energy over a comparable product that used a traditional power source.

Shift to renewables would save Australians $20bn a year – report

Ben Smee / The Guardian / 3 May

Main Image: The report says momentum behind renewables can only be slowed by policymakers, not stopped. Photograph: Lucy Hughes Jones/APP

Study says 40% of transport could be emissions-free by 2035 and neighbors could trade clean electricity.

A total shift to renewable energy would pay for itself through cost savings within two decades, and ultimately save Australians $20bn a year in combined fuel and power costs, a new report says.

The report, released on Thursday morning, outlines a path to powering homes and businesses from renewable sources by 2030. By 2035, 40% of transport could be emissions free, it says.

Nicky Ison, the report’s co-author and a founding director of the Community Power Agency (CPA), said that despite political sparring over energy policy, momentum behind renewables can only be slowed by policymakers, not stopped.

“As the climate and energy wars continue to rage, a central policy that would actually enable rather than stifle the growth of renewables and other clean energy options currently looks unlikely,” Ison said.

“Calling for bipartisan support could really be holding us back, giving more power to those who want to oppose the transition to clean energy.

“Meanwhile, state and local governments, households, communities, farmers, and businesses large and small are getting on with the job of repowering Australia with clean, affordable energy. The going can be unnecessarily tough, as the rules of the game are stacked against them, but progress is happening at a remarkable rate.”

The report calls for a “public interest” retailer: a body to provide services such as efficiency upgrades to low-income households in order to reduce their power bills.

It also says the electricity market, which is dominated by large power companies, should “act more like the internet”.

“Think eBay, but for local energy,” the report says.

“Right now, people are completely beholden to a clunky, centralised electricity system and the handful of companies that dominate it. By shifting the electricity network business model from analog to digital, millions of us could trade clean energy locally, instead of a few big centralised generators selling us their polluting power from far away.

“Imagine a website that lets you easily buy your electricity from your neighbour, or get it from the nearby solar garden that you part-own, or the wind turbine at your friend’s farm at the edge of town.”

The plan calls for better access to solar, particularly for apartment dwellers, speeding up the rollout of battery technology, establishing an electric vehicle charging network, and re-skilling the workforce.

In particular, as the country transitions away from coal, gas and other fossil fuels, communities that rely on those industries should be granted a “just transition”.

“Snap closures of coal-fired power plants in Port Augusta and Latrobe Valley show why the foundations of a post-coal future must be laid early if workers and communities are to thrive through the transition,” the report says.

“Federal and state governments should immediately start to develop community-driven economic renewal plans in areas facing closures. They should work with unions, employers and community groups to retrain workers, fully fund early retirement, and create redeployment options.”

The CPA estimates the household cost savings from transitioning to renewable power will account for 110% of the cost to finance the shift. Carbon pollution is estimated to reduce from about 450m tonnes in 2015 to 196m tonnes in 2030.

“The more we turbocharge business, industry, community and household renewables, the more we tear down the barriers,” Ison said.

“We demonstrate that renewables work, that they have public and political support and that they are cheaper and more reliable.”


Energy Stuff specialises in Residential Solar with emphasis on Repairs, Replacements and upgrades. We also provide new systems, battery storage and smart monitoring systems so call us if we can be of support (1300 656 205) or go to our website at http://www.energystuff.com.au

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