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Solar Powered Penguins coming soon!

June 12, 2019 - Gippsland Solar have been fortunate enough to deliver some pretty cool projects over the years. But this one is going straight to the pool room! The Gippsland Solar team are proud to announce that they have just put the finishing touches on an epic 200kW system at the new Phillip Island Nature Park’s Penguin Parade Visitors Centre. Read More >

Winter heating for just 3.5kWh per day!

June 12, 2019 - Our Gippsland Solar Retail Manager, Mitch Richardson, upgraded his split system and put it to the ultimate test – heating a poorly insulated, 1980’s Mirboo North home in winter! The LG WH24 7.1kW reverse cycle split system certainly exceeded his expectations. Read More >

Solar Victoria Rebates Return on July 1

June 12, 2019 - Rebates for solar power, battery storage, and solar hot water will return on July 1, 2019. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you will be entitled to one of three rebates. Please contact Gippsland Solar to chat about your options. Read More >

New Bairnsdale Showroom

June 12, 2019 - We invite you to come and celebrate the opening of our new East Gippsland interactive showroom on Saturday June 29. We’ll have a free BBQ, free solar-powered milkshakes from Gippsland Jersey, kids prizes, and East Gippsland Mayor Natalie O'Conell will officially open the showroom at 11am. The new Bairnsdale showroom will feature live solar power and battery storage systems, heat pump hot water, heating and cooling products, energy management technology and much more. Read More >

Made in Morwell – our new stainless steel heat pump tanks!

May 15, 2019 - Gippsland Solar are now offering stainless steel storage tanks made by the Earthworker team in Morwell with our new Reclaim heat pump. Read More >

Where are they now? Sporting Legends

May 15, 2019 - Sporting Legends Club installed a 100kW system in mid-2015, at a cost of $120,000 at the time. And after 3.5 years, they have already saved $120,000 on their electricity bills, and achieved a complete financial return. Read More >

SEA join the team

May 15, 2019 - We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of industry leading solar company, Sustainable Electrical & Automation, and their incredible pipeline of large-scale projects. This provides Gippsland Solar with the largest in-house workforce of any solar and storage provider in the country. Read More >

Solar Victoria Rebate Update

May 15, 2019 - You may have seen that the Victorian Government has put a hold on the $2,225 solar rebate until July 1, 2019. We are taking pre-orders for installation in July, so you can claim the rebate when it returns. Read More >

5 Years at Gippsland Solar for Grant Wyett

February 24, 2019 - Congratulations to our Operations Manager Grant Wyett, the first Gippsland Solar employee to chalk up 5 years of service. Read More >

Tiny House Case Study

February 24, 2019 - We were privileged to deliver this 3kW solar installation for our friends at modhouse / Beach House Constructions. This remarkable home, made of 3 x 20 foot shipping containers, is less than 50 square metres in total! Read More >

3 Years Later, Battery Storage Savings Adding Up for Jamey.

February 24, 2019 - We have clients contact us every day, asking if battery storage makes sense for them yet. It’s a very interesting question, and one that is different for almost every situation. For but Jamey from Glengarry, he now has 3 years of impressive savings to justify his investment. Read More >

New $1,000 Solar Hot Water and Heat Pump Rebate Now Available!

February 24, 2019 - We are excited to announce that the Victorian Government is now offering a $1,000 rebate for any solar hot water or heat pump system. In a case of perfect timing, Gippsland Solar have just announced that our new revolutionary heat pump is now available, and installations are already rolling out. Read More >

Battery Storage: On Grid or Off?

February 24, 2018 - 24 February 2018 - Battery storage installations are booming across Gippsland, more than doubling in the last six months. One of the questions we are often asked is ‘Should I stay on the grid or disconnect?’ Read More >

New face at Gippsland Heating & Cooling

February 22, 2018 - 22 February 2018 - Grant Riordan moves into the Business Development role at Gippsland Heating & Cooling and Gippsland Skylights, to steer the rapid growth of these businesses. Read More >

Solar for Camberwell Grammar

February 22, 2018 - 22 February 2018 - Gippsland Solar is installing the largest solar system on any school in Australia, a whopping 862kW (2,650 panel) system at Camberwell Grammar School. Read More >

How battery storage can help the grid

February 22, 2018 - 22 February 2018 - Battery storage is advancing fast, enabling more solar-powered households to store their excess energy for use in the evening. This not only avoids peak rates, but also ensures they will still have power in a blackout. Read More >

The next step for your solar system

December 18, 2017 - 18 December 2017 - Regain control over how you use your energy and harness the true potential your solar system with Solar Analytics. Read More >

Clean Energy Council Approved Retailer

December 11, 2017 - 11 December 2017 - Gippsland Solar now a Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer! Read More >

Fishy Pub goes solar

December 11, 2017 - 11 December 2017 - Forward-thinking Fish Creek Hotel installs solar power and Tesla charging station. Read More >

Solar & Battery Storage Info Night

September 20, 2017 - Hear all the latest from industry leaders Selectronic, Tesla and Gippsland Solar at Latrobe City’s Solar & Battery Storage Info Night. Read More >

New Tesla charging station – Criterion Hotel, Sale

September 20, 2017 - We are very excited to have installed the first Tesla EV charging station in Sale – at the beautifully refurbished Criterion Hotel. Read More >

New Gippsland Solar showroom

August 24, 2017 - 11 December 2017 - A new interactive Gippsland Solar showroom opens in Traralgon, creates 9 new jobs in the Latrobe Valley, with another 5 in the pipeline. Read More >

Tesla Powerwall 2 rolls out across Gippsland

August 23, 2017 - 23 August 2017 - The first shipment of Tesla Powerwall 2 batteries have arrived in Gippsland and we have begun installing the first of many systems to come! Read More >

Sale Hospital Goes Solar

August 23, 2017 - 23 August 2017 - Gippsland Solar have installed a 330kW solar system which will help Sale Hospital reduce costs and allocate resources to vital health services. Read More >

Tesla Powerwall 2 rolls out across Gippsland

August 23, 2017 - The first shipment of Tesla Powerwall 2 batteries have arrived in Gippsland and we have begun installing the first of many systems to come! Read More >

A sunny new beginning for Geoff from Hazelwood

August 22, 2017 - Our newest labourer, Geoff, is a 52-year-old former Hazelwood worker who is taking on a new career in renewable energy. Read More >

STC prices drop – lock in your price

July 24, 2017 - You may have heard that STC prices have plummeted, but what does this really mean? Gippsland Solar explains the drop in real terms and offers to lock in a price to save you further rebate losses. Read More >

New Tesla charging station – Criterion Hotel, Sale

June 21, 2017 - 20 June 2017 - We are very excited to have installed the first Tesla EV charging station in Sale – at the beautifully refurbished Criterion Hotel. Read More >

South Gippsland – Environmental Upgrade Agreements

June 18, 2017 - 18 June 2017 - Great news for South Gippsland Shire businesses! Now you can install a solar power system with no initial outlay, and simply use your savings to pay back the system through your council rates. Read More >

Battery storage on display at Ecoliv, Wonthaggi

June 18, 2017 - 18 June 2017 - There is intense interest in battery storage among Australian solar powered homes, in fact Australia has been identified as a key market for battery storage by many of the world’s largest manufacturers due to our favourable sunlight, pricey electricity and threats to energy security. Read More >

Welcome Dave Coulthard

June 17, 2017 - 16 June 2017 - We always strive to find the very best tradesmen to represent Gippsland Solar in the field, and we reckon our latest staff member David Coulthard is a fantastic addition to the GipSol team. Read More >

Newhaven College leads the way

June 17, 2017 - 16 June 2017 - The Gippsland Solar projects team have delivered a 240kW solar installation for Newhaven College, without interrupting classes Read More >

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