Solar Power & Solar Panels Melbourne

Melbourne, VictoriaMelbourne, Victoria

Melbourne, the capital of Victoria is also known as the cultural capital of Australia. With its unique mix of style, sport and culture Melbourne has something for everyone.

The sporting crowd can’t go to Melbourne without seeing an AFL game at the MCG or checking out the fillies and the fashions of the racing carnivals, including the
Melbourne Cup and the Cox plate.

With the boutique shopping on Collins St and Chapel St, the outlets in the CDB and the numerous markets scattered throughout the city, any shopaholic or fashionista should arrive in Melbourne with at least one empty suitcase.

One of Melbourne’s biggest attractions is the city’s hidden laneways. Full of art, fashion and food. Full of late night cocktail bars, quirky restaurants and groovy little coffee houses, a wander down one of these laneways is sure to delight and surprise visitors and locals alike.

The latest jewel in Melbourne’s crown, is the innovation of its rooftop scene. In the summertime months, before sunset or after dark, you can catch a movie, have a meal or just a cheeky drink over looking the city’s skyline from any number of newly minted rooftop venues.

Why choose solar power in Melbourne?

And yes it’s true that summer in Melbourne is always warm, there’s at least least 12 hours of sunlight which is more than adequate for taking advantage of the sun’s unlimited power, to be converted in to electricity. Taking advantage of this natural resource can reduce your electricity bill, aid in lowering carbon emissions and increase your property value.

With power prices expected to rise substantially over the coming years, installing solar is a great way to protect yourself going forward. With system prices at all time lows, you can expect your solar system to pay for itself in less than 5 years.

To work out your payback period and returns on 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 Melbourne: Comparing the best solar panel deals

It’s hard to know where to start with all the solar power deals happening in Melbourne. Here at Solar Market, we narrow it down to the most competitive rates and provide with three, obligation free quotes for you to compare. Even with the ever changing Melbourne weather, solar power is a cheaper alternative to rising electricity costs in the central Victoria area. Get started on your solar panel systems install as soon as you can. Claim your quotes now!

Feed-in Tariffs for Melbourne residents

Currently in Victoria, the State Government mandates that electricity retailers pay you at least 5c for each kWh you export to the grid. This is available for systems up to 5kW in size and is reviewed annually and adjusted based on the wholesale price of electricity.

While the state government does mandate a minimum 8c/kWh Feed-in tariff rate to be provided by energy retailers, some retailers do offer higher rates. Do your homework on which retailer can provide you the highest rate to get the best possible deal.

*Retail Energy Provider Current Rate More Info
AGL 11.3c Website
Click Energy 10c – 16c Website
Lumo Energy 11.3c Website
Origin 11.3c Website
Red Energy 11.3c Website
Simply Energy 11.3c Website
Energy Australia 11.3c Website
Power Direct 11.3c Website
Diamond Energy 11.3c Website

*Rates updated July 2017

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