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We Warned You!

Tasmania’s Economic Regulator approves increase!! As reported Friday the 23rd of June. Electricity prices will rise two per cent, or about $38, next year, the Tasmanian Economic Regulator confirmed on Friday. However, regulator Joe Dimasi warned prices would vary between households.  For example, residences with low light and power usage and high space heating usage could expect… Read More

Turn Your Excess Power Into Hot Water

You’ll be asking “What’s the catch” soon……but for a very different reason……. Let us at Jessups Solar Squad tell you about a great new product that will excite anyone that has Solar Panels. Generally it’s not economical to run your hot water from your Solar System. In Tasmania hot water and heating is generally placed… Read More

Interest Free Loans Doubled For TEELS!

Jessups Solar Squad has great news for all Tasmanian residents and small to medium business owners re the Tasmanian Governments current TEELS funding. 6 June 2017, Matthew Groom, Minister for Energy, released this Press statement….. Funding for TEELS to increase to $20 million “Due to the significant interest by Tasmanians to access interest-free loans through… Read More

Heat Pumps Recommended Over Gas

Consumers large and small are set to pay higher energy prices but it has little to do with looming “gas shortages” cited by the market operator, energy researchers with Melbourne University said. A study by Tim Forcey and Dylan McConnell at the university’s Climate & Energy College challenged forecasts in March by the Australian Energy Market… Read More

Benefit of TEELS?

With a TEELS loan you can get a Jessups Solar Squad premium Solar Panel  5.7Kw system that demonstrates some $1,260 annual savings  on power bills plus they will also save some 52% off hot water bills, that’s another $200 annually, all up some $1,460 annual savings as typical. Use your 3 year interest free TEELS loan… Read More

Great News! State Government subsidy on now … limited funds … A Daikin Heat Pump ,Up to $3600, they write off half the price and you pay balance interest Free !!!

With the support of the Aurora Energy YES Program and the State government,         The NILS Network of Tasmania will offer subsidies* and loans for the purchase of selected energy efficient items. A 50% subsidy is applied to the purchase and installation of selected energy efficient items. A maximum combined loan and subsidy… Read More

Solar prices to Increase! Beat the Price Rise Act Now

The REC rebate will be affected by supply and demand or as Greenbank Environmental explain…. “The 2017 Small-scale technology percentage has been announced to be 7.01% or just under 13 million STCs for the year which is lower than the previously released non-binding 2017 small-scale technology percentage of 9.02% (15.96 million STCs).   This will most… Read More

Mensland Loves Their Solar & LED

Mensland

Following a discussion with Jessups Solar Squad I was convinced the investment was a wise one with long term benefits. John also tailored up an energy plan for Mensland in Charles Street and after that, it was an easy decision. In short, my last two quarterly bil ls were $2,300 and after Jessups Solar Squad had… Read More

Great News On Solar!

Solar Panels

A solar park at Merino Street in Launceston is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 600,000 kilograms per year. The $2 million project is creating 15 jobs with the power generated sold to the tenants at a price which is significantly less than they are currently experiencing, and any surplus will go into the… Read More