NCPW Blog

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History of NCPW
Learn about how North Coast Power & Water began as a BP Solar shop on the Coffs Coast in 1990 and how it has evolved over the years, there are even some PDF Downloads (with photos!) of the business as it has evolved over the years!
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How To: Read and Understand Your Electricity Bill
We often get customers calling in or making enquiries about solar power and solar hot water. One of the first things we discuss with them is their electricity bill, how many kilowatt hours (kWh) per day do they use, or how much power is being used for the hot water? What we uncovered during this process, is that more often than not, people do not understand their electricity bill - they simply pay it! As electricity prices continue to rise, we decided to create a simple guid to explain how to read and understand your electricity bill.
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10 Tips to Save Energy In Your Home
The easiest and cheapest way to reduce your energy usage and costs is to become more efficient within your home, but to do this you nee to be able to understand your energy bill. One of the biggest things we find is that customers have no idea how to read their energy bills, how much power they're using and what it is that's using the power! We recently wrote a post called on this very subject so you can check that out here. If you understand your bill already - read on to see what else can be done to save energy in the home.