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Published on March 1st, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

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Economics Driving Solar Panel Installation in Australia

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March 1st, 2011 by
 

The results of a recent survey by Sun Connect, an Australian solar power installation company, show that rising electricity bills have a major influence on homeowner’s decisions to go solar. Respondents pointed to high electricity bills, anticipated electricity price rises, and pain caused by high power costs, as significant areas of concern. In fact, when solar panel owners were asked why they originally converted to solar, the results show that people were 2.6 times more likely to identify “electricity bills too high” than to claim “environmental responsibility” as the primary reason behind their shift to renewable energy.

Read more on our sister site, Planetsave: Sun Connect Survey – Economics Drive Solar Panel Installations

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