Virtual Power Plant – Is solar worth it? All you need to know

  • How are Virtual Power Plants useful?
  • How can you be a part of this VPP program?
  • Is solar worth it in Australia 2022?
  • Join the green side and reduce your carbon emissions
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May 13, 2022

Virtual Power Plant – Is solar worth it? All you need to know

A virtual power plant (VPP) is a network of dispersed energy supplies that operate together as a unified power plant, such as residences with solar and battery systems. The VPP operator charges or discharges energy from the batteries using WiFi technology and advanced algorithms, then trades it on the National Energy Market (NEM). Small quantities of energy stored in residential home batteries can become a significant amount of energy to assist sustain the grid in periods of need when several systems operate simultaneously. A VPP’s efficiency and power can occasionally equal or even surpass those of a standard power plant. 

How are Virtual Power Plants useful?

In the long run, the VPP could provide an economical solution for averaging out solar sustainable energy supply and preventing costly system improvements to match peak consumption. 

Cloud-based technologies are used to centrally control the system, during moments of heavy demand, the battery is discharged, and the grid is supported during the challenging times, and you shall receive updates for the same.

Renewable Energy is for a Sustainable World. Let us take responsibility to make earth a better place to live in. You will be a part of Australia’s green energy in the coming times by connecting your solar to the grid.

How can you be a part of this VPP program?

  • If you are a residential household owner in NSW, QLD, ACT, VIC and SA you can be a part of this program. However, it is based on postcodes and your energy retailer. Check your eligibility
  • If your house is feasible for solar panel and solar battery installation, you can go online with this program.
  • If you are a homeowner with no member dependent on life support, you are eligible for this. 

Is solar worth it in Australia 2022?

Solar in Australia is always going to be worth it. The Australian government offers attractive financial incentives and programs to switch to solar in Australia. The federal and state rebates itself make it easy to choose solar energy. However, there are various programs like VPPS that make installing solar panels on roofs worth it. We believe in offering the best quality solar panel system within your budget and considering your property requirements. What if you do not have money to install solar now? Book your solar system now with Arise Solar and pay later with Humm. 

Join the green side and reduce your carbon emissions

Solar Power: The best things in life are free. Use free and green energy from the sun. Installing solar panels and solar batteries helps you take control of your energy bills and generate your own power. You can start this by installing a solar panel system and save immediately with our $0 upfront cost plan . At a later stage, when solar has paid for itself, solar batteries can be installed to take additional benefits of solar. And yeah! Generating your own power with solar comes with environmental benefits, you are contributing to nature, by reducing your carbon footprints. 

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