Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of going solar?
Australia is known for its vibrant climate being the sunburn country. A newly installed solar system produces free electricity up to 25 years which provides you monetary gains. Surrounding our vision which is to make solar affordable for every Australian in the continent with prices adjusting to their pockets. The return on investment is calculatedly within 2 to 3 years. However, you still get a chance to keep on saving money up to 25 years.
Where do the Panels get installed?
The most recommendable direction to install the solar system is the north side. However, if we are unable to install the panels on the desirable side of your roof, we can still install it on your shed, veranda or any other side of your property after careful inspection.
How do solar systems produce electricity?
The electricity collected from the solar system is converted from direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC) with the help of a Solar inverter. Electricity generated by the solar system is first utilized by the house and leftover is paid back to the grid at a rate decided by your Electricity retailer FIT (Feed in Tariff).
Does a solar system cover the entire electricity cost?
It entirely depends on the total usage. The takeaway is how smartly you use the Electricity produced by Solar. Our solar experts and CEC accredited installer will be designing a solar system which will be a customized Solution according to your usage & subsequently will allow you to save up to 80% on your electricity bills.
Does a solar system work at night?
Solar system works during the day time. The total estimate solar produce can be used in the day time and the remaining unused goes back to the grid & is eventually credited back to your electricity bill. For storing solar power, you will require batteries & we request you to contact us as one of our solar experts will explain you about the available Battery Solutions.
Do solar panels work on cloudy weather?
On a cloudy day the performance of the solar system reduces to half. If your usage will be more than what is being produced by solar system, then the power is directly generated from the grid.
What is the warranty on the solar system?
All our solar systems come with warranty. Our panels come with a warranty of 25 years and the inverter comes with a warranty of 5 Years which can get extended to 10 years as well. However, Solar Power Nation exclusively provides 10 years' installation and workmanship warranty as well.
Can more panels be added to an existing solar system?
Yes, you can upgrade to more panels on your solar system however, it reflects on the size of your inverter. Suppose the size of your solar system doesn't permit to equip additional panels, you can purchase a new solar system with panels and Inverter.