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8Kw solar system with battery

Now is the Right Time to go Solar

Installing an 8Kw solar system can’t be any easier, and more affordable thanks to record-low prices & government rebates. Thinking about installing solar in your home? Have a look at the key points of interest that includes everything that you want to know about an 8kW solar system with a battery.

You may have seen tons of solar system advertisements, but despite that, the price of a good quality and reliable 8kW solar system generally starts from $7500 and goes up to $11000 plus which also covers installation. With solar systems, you get what you pay for and that is why quality is important. There are cheaper options available, mostly Chinese manufactured, however, these rarely come with after-sales service or warranty.

This is a great investment because Solar system prices are at an all-time low. Solar technology has come far during the last 5 years and manufacturers are producing affordable high-quality solar systems. This is excellent for anyone who is looking to save money as you are getting another benefit of the reduced prices.

Before you consider choosing a brand, make sure that you line up those that are CEC-accredited, and this way you will be eligible for small-scale technology certificates (STCs).

An 8kW Solar System will require 27 panels.

An 8kW Solar System will produce 35 units/day.

As a rough guide, an 8kW system can save you $300 to $500 per electricity billing cycle or $3500+ per year.

The average payback period is 2.5 to 3.5 years.

Any household with an electricity budget of $500 or more can enjoy the benefits of an 8kW solar system. An 8kW solar power system will suit any medium to a large household.

The 8kW solar system has the potential to produce 35 units per day and on average. If, for example, you have a north-facing house in Sydney, you can expect an average of 32 units per day.

You will be generating less power in the winters and more in summer.

This all depends on the weather and the numbers above are an example of performance throughout the day with cloud shade.

You will be surprised to know that panels do not require cleaning. Yes, in the past many solar systems and panel manufacturers would instruct their customers to have their solar cleaned every few years. The solar panels of today, however, do not require cleaning. Thanks to technological leaps, the solar panels of today operate at maximum efficiency, even when it is dirty.

Australia is witnessing an increasing green climate with thousands of people opting to invest in solar systems. While you get the standard benefits of upgrading your home, saving money, making a solid investment, and protecting the environment—you also get one great benefit—the value of your home increases.

So you bought a solar system, got your return on investment within a few years, and now you want to put your house on the market. If your situation is similar, you are in luck. Solar panels are not clunky like they used to be. With sleek designs and hidden wiring, solar panels look pretty nice on your roof, and we believe that in the future, the solar system will be a common feature in all houses in Australia.

Even if you are not looking to put your house on the market; you can still enjoy paying less to your grid station and enjoy a house that looks awesome.

In any case, it is a great investment. 15% of Australians are now part of the solar revolution. The green initiative in Australia is growing fast with many households opting for a 4-6kW solar system. More than 1.5 million houses are producing clean energy and saving money on grid electricity.

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These costs are based on the SA Power network in Adelaide but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. This comparison assumes a general energy usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on Energy Locals Time of Use Tariff – (TOU – Peak, Off-Peak & Solar Sponge).

The reference price is set by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a financial year in relation to electricity supply to residential customers in the distribution region and is based on an assumed annual usage amount. Any difference between the reference price and the unconditional price of a plan is expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.