It’s all too common that a household with rooftop solar will have their electricity bill showing zero energy exported and no feed-in tariff payments. This could happen from a renovation, maintenance or any other number of common situations.
A solar system not exporting energy back to the grid is wasting money. It may also indicate an equipment problem that needs prompt attention from a licensed electrician.
Here’s a few ways to check if your household’s solar is supplying electricity.
If the solar system is supposed to be connected and working but isn’t generating, call an electrician. Similar issues can be found with batteries.
David is a renewable energy and energy efficiency consultant and software developer. David helped establish and collaborates with CoPower partner organisation Earthworker Smart Energy Cooperative. David shares CoPower’s ethos that the financial benefits of the energy transition should flow to energy customers. Check his original post here.