Solar FAQs

Frequently Asked Question Related To Solar

The inverter is the brains of the operation. As sun light intensity fluctuates due to clouds/time of day, the inverter regulates that power and outputs a steady flow of usable electricity.

Each property has different electricity requirements meaning one size does not fit all. You will require an assessment of your current usage patterns to have a custom designed system for your property.

It is very possible to reduce your current electricity bills by 80% with the correct sized solar system.

A Feed In Tariff is the money that your electricity retailer will pay you for sending excess electricity that your solar will produce back to the grid.

If you look closely at your electricity bill you will see there are 4 things you need to assess before changing electricity retailers.
1. Usage charge @ c/kWh
2. Feed In Tariff @ c/kWh
3. Daily supply charge @ $/per day
4. Pay on time discount

After having a solar system installed you will require a solar electricity meter to be installed by your electricity network/retailer. This paperwork will be lodged by your solar installation company.

Small-scale Technology Certificates is the name for the Federal Government Rebate for solar. The STCs will be included in the price of your system to reduce your out of pocket cost.

Always ask your installer prior to them doing any work for their Clean Energy Council Accreditation card. If they can not provide you with proof that they are accredited, they should not be installing a solar system.

Solar panels do not work at night. They do however work on cloudy days but at a reduced efficiency.

Monocrystalline panels are more efficient than Polycrystalline. These days Monocrystalline is the standard and Polycrystalline is considered old technology.

Your solar system could be insured under your House & Contents insurance. It is always best to check with your insurance company what they cover.

Yes, solar systems can be upgraded to a degree. You will need an independent assessment of your current system to find out the options.

Each solar panel requires roughly 1.7 x 1.0 metre of space.

We will take care of all of this for you by lodging the paperwork with your service provider.

Your inverter will display all this information on the LCD screen and also connected to the system monitoring via the internet.

Solar panels can be mounted in a number of ways. We can tailor a system to work on any roof.