We are dedicated to natural energy alternatives and proud to be a leading designer and installer of solar panels. Our technicians have the expertise to ensure you receive superior, cost-effective solar energy products and professional installation services.

Australia ranks as being one of the highest carbon polluters in the world per head per capita and yet has the most solar resources of any inhabited continent. Proven solar technology is beneficial to the environment and a far better option than paying rapidly rising electricity prices.

The Trusted Solar Professionals

All of the products we stock are tried and tested to deliver reliability and efficiency. Whether you require solar panels, solar regulators, solar inverters, deep cycle batteries, full solar energy systems, and camping kits, we have you covered!

Servicing clients across Taree and Port Macquarie, contact us today on (02) 6552 2377 to arrange a consultation or an obligation-free quote for a residential, or commercial solar solution.

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Benefits of Installing Solar Panels

As one of the most popular forms of renewable energy in Australia and, indeed the world, solar panels bring with them a whole range of benefits. We’ve outlined some of the most popular ones below.

Reduced electricity bills

While there is an upfront investment cost associated with the installation of solar panels, investing in solar power leads to a major reduction in your electricity bills as a chunk of your energy needs will now be supplied by the energy generated from the sun. In most cases ultimately paying your Solar system off, after which you will be enjoying virtually ‘free’ energy.

Low maintenance costs

In general, once your solar panels have been installed, maintenance costs are low. The only regular maintenance that needs to be done is keeping them clean, and this is relatively easy to do. Regarding part replacement, the only solar panel part that you should keep an eye on is the inverter – and even then, this only needs to be replaced on average every 5-10 years.

Solar panel developments are ongoing

Renewable energy continues to be a massive source of investment for companies and scientists around the world, meaning that we’re continuing to develop the latest and best technologies for harnessing the rays of the sun for energy. This means that, whenever you choose to install solar panels, you’ll be getting the latest and best technologies available.

Australia is ideal for Solar

One of the best advantages of living here in sunny Australia is that…well, just that! Across many months of the year, we enjoy glorious sunshine meaning we have massive potential when it comes to solar power. Many households will be in a great position to harness the sunshine for many hours during the summer months, making solar panels a great investment in Australia.

Solar panels can be used for multi-purpose

Contrary to popular belief, solar panels are not limited to just a singular use. In reality, solar panels can be used to generate both electricity and heat by adding a CATCH Power module. Did you know that over 60% of your home electricity usage can be just for Hot Water? With CATCH Power technology, USING YOUR SOLAR SYSTEM you will be able to DIVERT your excess solar energy produced to heat your hot water, saving you hundreds (possibly thousands) of dollars each and every year. This keeps your water hot for next to nothing, while saving you a chunk on off peak power used. Catch Power is Australian Made with 5-year warranty, and easily adapts to virtually any Solar System.

Reducing Carbon footprint

By generating solar electricity, you can reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions by a staggering 6,600kg and cut down Standard Coal usage by 2,640kg annually (based on a standard 6.6kW home system). 
And guess what? It’s equivalent to planting a whopping 356 trees!
Not only will a home solar system save you big $$$ on your electrical bills, but it also plays a vital role in reducing your carbon footprint, and benefiting the environment we all share.

Solar is for great for remote areas

Another big advantage of solar panels is that the energy generated can be deployed virtually anywhere. This is especially great for those remote areas where access to electricity is not as readily available. Where this is the case, a Hybrid system with Solar Panels and Battery storage is great source of reliable energy.

Talk to our team today to find out more about the many Solar options now available

Our Solar Panel FAQs

What are the eligibility requirements to get solar panels?

All citizens are eligible to have solar panels installed, rebates are available dependent on the size of the solar array.

What solar system is best?

The best solar systems use high quality components installed to the manufacturer’s specification and be sized according to the customer’s energy requirements.

How do solar panels save me money?

Solar panels save you money by supplying your home with energy instead of buying it from the grid, it has the added benefit of exporting excess energy to build a credit against your account.