Solar Power & Solar Panels Central Coast

Central Coast, New South WalesCentral Coast, New South Wales

A perfect destination for holiday makers, the Central Coast is your kind of place to relax and enjoy the best mix of rural and beachside lifestyle.

Home to a number of picturesque towns and villages, it is not that hard to make the most of the relaxed lifestyle of Central Coast. The city offers a wide array of accommodation, quality produce, talented winemakers and some of Australia’s best restaurants and food venues to choose from.

With an abundant nature, Central coast got all the adventure to appeal all ages. The Central Coast also has many sporting leagues and is trying to be a national sporting force. Sporting activities that can be spotted around are golf, bowls, tennis. cricket and alike. Fishing, kayaking and sailing are also popular activities among locals and tourist.

Central coast has warm summers and mild winters and the rainfalls are spread evenly throughout the year. With this such climate, it completes the beach-life vibe every tourist wants to experience.

Solar power is cheaper alternative

As prices continue to fall, the uptake of solar power across NSW is accelerating and there are now more than 1 million solar systems across Australia. The switch to solar energy is known for reducing the household’s greenhouse emissions but switching to solar power also saves us money and helps create more jobs.

With daytime NSW electricity rates up to 35c/kWh, offsetting daytime usage with your own solar power is effectively like having a 35c Feed in Tariff.

When feed-in tariff rates were higher, the incentive was to export as much power during the day as possible by using appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines at night. Now with little incentive to export power, the best strategy is to set timers on these and other appliances and use them during the middle of the day so they run off your solar power and this will mean you won’t be paying the high rates.

Additionally, the fact that panel prices globally have plummeted over the last year means you can now have a 5kW system installed for under $10,000 whereas previously the same system would have set you back between $20,000~$30,000.

Combine these points with the fact that electricity prices have just risen 18% in NSW with more increases expected in the future.

To work out your payback period and returns on you investment, go here – Financial returns and payback periods or check out our new Solar Savings Calculator.

If you have any questions about how to use the formulas or any other matter, please don’t hesitate to ask us a question.

Solar Power in Central Coast: Comparing the best solar panel deals

Would you like access to the best deals for your solar power installation in the Central Coast? We’ve got you covered. We can help you fight the ever increasing costs of electricity in the Central Coast. For your ease and comparison, Solar Market offer three free zero obligation quotes to help you with your solar power systems install. Receive your three quotes now and compare the deals!

There are so many benefits when you switch to solar power. Find out all about solar power in the Central Coast area below.

Feed-in Tariffs for Central Coast residents

Although New South Wales no longer has a guaranteed Feed -n tariff, most retailers still provide a relatively high rate for the electricity you feed back into the grid.

Rates are subject to change and vary across different retailers, be sure to check with your retailer about the rate which you are eligible to receive.

Retail Energy Provider *Current Rate More info
AGL 11.1c Website
Origin 9c Website
Red Energy 11.1c Website
Power Direct 11.1c Website
Dodo 11.6c Website

*Rates updated July 2017

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