In NSW, the Feed-in Tariff is set to more than double on July 1 and the gov't rebate is currently capping at $3,870

Now really is the right time to invest in solar

Important:

Join over 350,000 households in NSW that will benefit from the proposed Feed-in Tariff increase on July 1. The increase is set to jump from 5.5 – 7.2c/kWh to 11.6 – 14.6.c/kWh. There’s never been a better time in NSW to invest in solar.

However, households without Solar in NSW will have to pay up to $660 a year more for power from next financial year, according to Fairfax Media reports.

3 facts on how solar panels can improve your lifestyle

Government subsidy + various financing options = $0 Upfront cost

  • Installing a solar system is the most affordable it's ever been, especially since the price has dropped by over 80% in the last 5 years.
  • With a generous Government incentive still available, the cost of a Solar System is comparable to a new white good, like a curved TV or refrigerator.
  • There are numerous low to interest free financing options (line of credit, salary sacrifice, installation scheme by Solar Suppliers & etc) that are readily accessible.

Appreciation, instead of Depreciation

  • One of the most important home additions that will instantly increase the value of your home.
  • Solar Panels, unlike other home products such as air conditioner or refrigerators, are built for the lowest maintenance with $0 running cost.
  • You could even earn some income for any excess electricity generated, by feeding it back to the grid.

Solar isn't just about the savings, it's also about being the best investment for your home, your family and your future

  • No need to restrain your lifestyle by tracking your electricity usage and the big bills that come along with it.
  • Operating from the FREE power of the sun, it is definitely the best Return On Investment (ROI), compared to any other investments you’ll make.
  • Compared to shares or options, there is no risk at all. No bears, just bulls.
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With power prices out of control in Australia, now is the time to invest in a solar system and take control over your electricity bills.

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Going solar improves your eco-friendly lifestyle while reucing your monthly bills and your carbon footprint.

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Understanding Batteries

Off-Grid Systems

For some households a battery system can be of great benefit and minimise a home’s reliance on the grid. However, it’s important to understand for a battery to be useful your solar system needs to be generating excess energy for the battery to store, which you can then use at night or when the sun is not out.

When selecting a battery, you’ll want to invest in a system that is most suited to your home and can drive the best return on investment (ROI). Despite a larger upfront cost, a higher quality battery may significantly increase your ROI.

    Battery systems start from $6,000 and costs can vary greatly based on the following factors:

  1. Cycle Life-Time

    The number of times a battery can fully charge and discharge.

  2. Battery Power (kW)

    How fast it can be charged or discharged.

  3. Storage Capacity (kWh)

    The maximum amount of energy a battery system can store.

  4. Battery Management System (BMS)

    An electronic ‘smart’ system that gathers data and manages the battery ensuring it does not overload or operate outside of its safe functioning zone..

  5. Inverter

    Battery systems require their own inverter if your solar system does not have a hybrid inverter.

  6. 'All-In-One Unit’

    A system which includes the battery, BMS and an inverter all in one unit.

  7. Warranty

    Length of time or cycles the battery system is under guarantee.

  8. Blackout Protection/Backup

    It’s important to note this is not a common feature of a battery system and could cost thousands of dollars to include. Blackout protection not only requires additional components but also a specialised installation and rewiring. For grid-connected homes, the cost for blackout protection can outweigh the benefit.

Additionally, if your purpose for adding battery is to go Off-Grid and become completely independent from the grid you will need to ensure your solar system can generate enough energy to power your home and your battery system is large enough to store this energy. For homes in metro areas going Off-grid is not cost effective and is only recommended for those in remote areas with limited access to the grid. Off-grid solar systems with battery start at approximately $30,000.