17 WAYS TO INCREASE SOLAR SELF CONSUMPTION

| January 28, 2020

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When choosing to install solar, many people have a primary goal of saving money on their electricity bills. Fulfilling your own energy needs through your own solar production is known as self consumption. 100% self consumption is the ability to provide all of your energy needs through solar and not need the grid at all. Your own solar power is cheaper than electricity purchased from power companies, so consuming your own solar is the most effective way to save on your power bills and ensure you’re getting the most benefit from your solar system. If you’re looking for ways to maximise your solar output and minimise your need for the grid, we’ve compiled some ways to ensure that you make the most of your solar system.

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