Each day, the sun sends more solar power to the Earth than we could use in a year. Solar power is a clean, sustainable form of energy that’s gifted to us for free, so it makes sense to capture some of that energy and use it to power our homes.
Solar energy used to be a novelty, only afforded those few who had a particular desire to save the planet, but these days, the benefits of using solar are so clear and extensive that a quarter of Australian houses have already installed a solar energy system on their roofs.
With an initial outlay for the installation of solar panels, an inverter and a battery pack, you could power your whole home 365 days a year, and potentially sell some of that power back to the grid. You’re guaranteed to save money on your electricity bills, and the government picks up some of the bill making installing a solar power system much more affordable.
Solar Energy in 2019
In 2019, solar energy is no longer the way of the future; it’s the way of the present, and it just makes sense. Don’t underestimate the value of solar panels on the selling price of your home. It can add value so it’s always going to be a worthwhile investment for both the time you live there and when you decide to sell.
So if you’ve finally decided to install solar in your home and take advantage of both the generous Australian government incentive and Victorian government rebate, you might need some advice on which system is best for you.
If this is the case, you’ve come to the right place. At Trione Energy, we know everything there is to know about solar energy systems and love helping our customers find the right systems to suit their home.
How Much Does A Solar Power System Cost?
The price of a solar power system is dependent on a number of factors including:
- How many solar panels you need
- What size solar system/inverter you need
- How much sun your location attracts
- If you need a battery to collect and use excess solar energy
- If you want to be connected to your local energy provider in order to sell excess solar energy back to the grid
- The condition your roof is in
- If there are any obstacles to accessing your roof
- If you are buying your system outright or applying for finance
- How much you currently spend on electricity
- How much you want to save on your electricity bills
- How much the Australian government subsidises for your chosen size of solar system (because you get more cash back the larger the system you purchase)
Taking all of these factors into account allows us to make a recommendation on the right system for you and will assist us in arriving at a particular price point. The cost of installing a solar energy system can, therefore, be calculated as an exact dollar amount that you can then break down into a monthly price. For example, the cost could work out to be around $150 a month for 5 years.
But when you also take into consideration how much you pay per month in electricity i.e. $250 per month FOREVER, and with the cost of electricity set to CONTINUALLY RISE over time, it just makes financial sense to become self sufficient and ultimately cut out or cut down on the cost of your electricity bill for good.
So when you’re ready to convert your property to solar energy, it’s best to get in touch and have Trione Energy come out to conduct a comprehensive solar energy audit to see what solar system would be right for your situation and budget.
The right system could cost anywhere from $3,000 to $12,000 (minus the Australian government subsidy scheme) for a comprehensive system, so find out what your exact situation is and how much you’ll receive back from the government by speaking with one of our experienced and qualified consultants.