Solar Panels for Business

Do it yourself in terms of electricity generation now makes a lot of sense for many businesses in Australia.

Generating your own power with solar panels has never looked so attractive

Solar power can deliver immediate savings on your electricity bill. It can also continue to deliver longer-term savings for 10 years or longer.

Even where a business is in a tenanted rather than owned premises there may be an ROI in as little as 3 years. The ROI could be even shorter if electricity prices continue to rise or you are a heavier user of electricity.

Regardless of what is happening in the political spectrum or in relation to subsidies- solar is something that should be considered now. Why? Because the prices of solar technology are better than ever before. And, electricity prices are not looking like going down any time soon.

For anyone with any questions in this area, please get in touch with us. We have helped many businesses of all sizes through the process and also been through it ourselves.

Tired of rising electricity prices?

Generate your own electricity to avoid current and future price increases

What areas to keep an eye out for?

The cost of solar technologies has reduced by over 60% in the last 5 years. The technology has also matured significantly. Federal subsidies are also still available for systems under 100kW (paid upfront) and over 100kW (paid on generation until 2030). There are a number of things that you should consider as part of the decision process:

1. Choosing the lowest price now may mean a lack of support later

The solar industry is very price-driven. As with other price-driven industries – compromises occur. Those compromises could be the quality of labour and notable exclusions in contracts.

It is important that you consider the likelihood that the supplier will be around to honour the warranties or support your installation after the fact.

2. Exclusions from installations

It is important to ensure that you are comparing apples with apples. Like most technical areas, a lack of specialist knowledge can be used against you. Be sure that when comparing quotes that they include:
• Structural Engineering Certificates
• Grid Protection Equipment / Injection Testing

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