• Solar Households Stung By Poor Quality Inverters

    Posted on September 10, 2012 by in News

    A consumer watchdog organization in South Australia states it is receiving dozens of phone calls a week from disgruntled owners of solar power systems who have discovered their systems feature low quality inverters. When buying a solar power system, much of the purchaser’s attention can be focused on the solar panels; but a critical component […]

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  • Debt-Laden Chinese Solar Firms Need Infusion of Funds

    Posted on September 5, 2012 by in Grid Connect, Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Solar PV

      By REUTERS     Published: August 15, 2012 As solar panel prices continue to tumble, Chinese solar companies are struggling with heavy debt loads, fueling expectations that many will be forced to seek new infusions of funds through takeovers or mergers. Suntech Power Holdings could be liable for hundreds of millions in new payments after it […]

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  • Safety, AC v DC your choice

    Posted on September 5, 2012 by in Grid Connect, Off Grid, Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Solar PV, Sustainability

      Within the PV industry, the risk presented by DC arc faults is gaining significant attention, and for good reason. The DC circuits within a PV installation can generate, and sustain, arcs of considerable intensity. Not only have these arcs started fires, but the intensive energy that generates these arcs also poses a significant risk […]

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  • TGAL’s Grahame Hogan Interviewed in Port Macquarie News

    Posted on September 5, 2012 by in News, Solar Energy, Solar Hot Water, Solar PV

    WANT a way to minimise that nasty electricity bill that keeps coming every three months? With electricity costs constantly increasing and the trend set to continue over the next few years, now is the time to consider Solar PV to help reduce your electricity cost. Grahame Hogan and TGAL Solar are your local Mid-North Coast […]

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  • Fat cats feel pain of rising household bills

    Posted on April 2, 2012 by in News

    Source: Daily Telegraph Andrew Clennell, State Political Editor The Daily Telegraph April 02, 2012 12:00AM ENERGY and water bosses will have their pay rises and bonuses slashed – with the savings passed on to household bills. Treasurer Mike Baird will impose the 2.5 per cent a year public service wage cap on all 20,000 employees […]

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  • Fury as solar subsidy scheme cut short

    Posted on February 29, 2012 by in News, Regulatory, Solar Hot Water

    Source: AM – ABC Radio The Federal Government is under attack from the Greens, the Coalition and the solar industry after pulling the plug on a solar energy rebate scheme yesterday. The $320 million bonus scheme encourages households to reduce emissions by switching from older electric hot water systems to solar or heat pump systems. […]

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  • Welcome to TGAL Solar!

    Posted on December 25, 2011 by in Electric Cars, Grid Connect, News, Roof, Solar Energy, Solar Hot Water, Solar Panels, Solar PV, Sustainability

    Welcome to our blog! We are a business based on the Mid North Coast of NSW (Australia) and we have (between the 2 partners) over 50 years of combined solar, sales, management and technical experience. Our solar panels are “Australian made” which provides jobs for Australians . The SolarBridge (Pantheon 11) micro-inverter has a 25 […]

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