Over the last few years, Western Australia has become Australia’s leader in the movement towards solar power - and with good reason. With a combination of high electricity prices relative to the national average, and the high levels of sunshine annually (nearly 300 days!), the pay-back for installing solar energy systems is much faster for consumers.
Local businesses are able to source and support consumers and businesses wishing to make the change to solar energy more readily, given that Western Australia is one of the largest producers of lithium in the world - lithium being one of the main materials used to make solar batteries.
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