If you’re in the process of building or purchasing a property, it’s a great time to start educating yourself on how to avoid high electricity bills and save money by switching to solar. Planning the switch to solar in preparation of moving into your new home will assist in reducing your electricity bills from the get-go!
Solar PV Systems come in various sizes and installations can be very different depending on several factors such as roof size, positioning and location of your home. To ensure you can maximise your solar savings, you’ll want to learn what is going to work best for your household and get in touch with different Solar Providers who can tailor quotes to your needs.
If saving with solar sounds ideal to you but you’re currently renting, solar is still a possibility! Expressing interest to your landlord and obtaining their approval to switch to solar can greatly benefit yourself and your landlord.
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If you’re in the stages of building, it is a good idea to start planning your solar installation before the completion of your home. For quotes to be tailored to your property, Solar Providers will generally need to view and assess the roof of your household.
Less than 3 months to completion – If you’re less than 3 months away from your roof being completed, we can assist in getting you in touch with 3 solar providers to start the process now!
For the solar provider to give you the most accurate quotes, they will require the following information;
If you’re less than 3 months away from the completion of your roof, make sure you have filled in your details in the provided form to be put in contact with solar providers and start receiving your 3 obligation free quotes!
More than 3 months to completion – If your home is more than 3 months from completion, not to worry! If you have completed our form we will be in touch with you in a few months to kickstart your solar planning, so, for now, you can sit back and relax!
Whether you’re preparing to move into your first house, a new house or have an investment property, solar can be a hugely valuable addition to the property and assist in greatly reducing your power bills. To ensure the process runs smoothly and to provide the most accurate quotes, solar providers will require you to be moving in or obtaining ownership of the property within 3 weeks, before supplying quotes.
If the property you are purchasing has an existing system that you are wanting to upgrade, expand on or add a battery storage component to, suppliers will require access to the roof, the system, original warranty and paperwork of the current system, if possible, before providing an accurate quote.
If you’re ready to start the process and are less than 3 weeks away from moving in or obtaining ownership of the property, make sure you have filled in our form and 3 Solar providers will contact you within 48 hours!
More than 3 weeks away from moving in or obtaining ownership- If you’re more than 3 weeks away from moving in or obtaining ownership, not to worry! If you have completed our form we will be in touch with you soon to kickstart your solar planning, so for now you can sit back and relax!
For renters who are wanting the benefits of solar energy, the first step is expressing your interest with your landlord. Switching to solar energy is a mutually beneficial upgrade for renters and property owners.
A landlord that is not able to or not interested in paying for the cost of a solar system, may want to consider a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). A PPA allows a third-party installer to pay and install a solar system at a property, under the approval of the property owner. The property then acts as a host for the solar system and will produce the energy for the tenant/renter to use. The energy used will be sold to the renter/tenant by the third-party installer at a fixed and reduced rate, in comparison to the grid.
If you are a landlord (or a renter with your landlord’s permission) and you’re interested in installing a solar system at your property, make sure you fill in your details to receive 3 obligation free quotes to start the process!
If it’s not quite time for you to start receiving quotes, but you’re still interested in knowing what prices and savings to expect when switching to solar, check out our Solar Savings Calculator!