Solar panels are made up of photovoltaic (PV) cells, which convert sunlight into direct current (DC) electricity throughout the day. They require an inverter which is a device that converts the DC electricity generated by the solar panels into the alternating current (AC) electricity.
Which solar power system is right for you?
Grid Connected Systems
This system allows you to import electricity from the grid when your solar electricity system is not producing enough to fulfill your needs, and also allows you to export excess electricity to the grid, which most retailers will pay you for.
Off Grid Systems
These systems offer complete autonomy and independence from the national grid. Energy is stored in batteries for use at night and other times when the solar panels are not generating as much electricity as you require. An optional backup generator can provide power to re-charge your batteries during times of high power or poor weather conditions. Off grid experts and a team of engineers will make sure that whatever system you order is personalised to your needs.
The system you choose will seamlessly integrate with your existing electrical system in your home. You will not have to make any changes to your building’s wiring, appliances or your distribution panel.
Cost & Maintenance
Solar power systems are specifically designed for a 25 year maintenance free life, making the cost of installing one as little as $1 000 per year.
What questions do you need to ask your professionals?
How do I choose which solar power system is best for me?
Will my roof orientation and roof slope affect my solar electricity system performance?
Do solar power systems require maintenance?
How can I finance the purchase of a solar power system?
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