23 Violet Street, Gympie QLD 45708:30am - 5pm Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 4pm Friday
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23 Violet Street, Gympie QLD 45708:30am - 5pm Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 4pm Friday

Solar Power

How does it work?

  1. Photovoltaic solar panels: The solar panels convert sunlight into Direct Current (DC) electricity.
  2. Inverter: An inverter then converts the DC electricity into 240-volt alternating current (AC) electricity suitable to power appliances in your house hold.
  3. Power for your home: Your home uses electricity firstly from the solar panels. If your electricity use is higher than the supply available from the panels, your system gets the extra power from the electricity network.
  4. Monitoring usage:  A meter is used to monitor the electricity used from the electricity network as well as the electricity your house supplies to this network.
  5. Excess Energy: If your solar panel system produces more electricity than you use, the excess electricity is exported to the electricity network.

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The Process:

Firstly, you will need to speak with one of our experienced and knowledgeable team members to decide on which system is best suited to your home and needs.

An Application for Network Connection will then be submitted to Ergon or Energex by us on your behalf.

Once approved, you will receive a contract from your provider within a few days which needs to be signed and returned before a system can be installed.

One of our team members will visit the property so that they can properly assess the job and provide a written quote. The job will commence once a contract of works has been signed and a deposit paid for the system.

Depending on stock and specifications, most systems are installed and running within a week, however your electricity provider (Energex or Ergon) will then come out to the property within 20 business days of the initial installation, to change over your meter and connect the system to the grid.

 

What size systems are available?

System sizes range from 1.5KW through to 30KW systems depending on your requirements.

 Logo_SMA SMA Inverters

More communicative, easier and more efficient than ever: this Sunnyboy is setting new standards in inverter technology. A modern graphic display, readout of daily values even after sunset, simplified installation concept and wireless communication via Bluetooth. With new OptiTrac Global Peak shade management and an optimal efficiency of 97%, the inverters ensure optimum solar yield. As transformerless, multi-string devices, the Sunnyboy 4000TL and 5000TL provide maximum flexibility for plant design, and are the first choice for demanding generator designs.

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ABB Aurora Inverters

The most common residential inverter is the ideal size for an average-sized family home. This family of single-phase string inverter complements the typical number of rooftop solar panels, allowing home-owners to get the most efficient energy harvesting for the size of the property. This rugged outdoor inverter has been designed as a completely seald unit to withstand the harshest environmental conditions.

One of the key benefits of the Uno family of single-phase inverters is the dual input section to process two stings with independent MPPT especially useful for rooftop installations with two different orientations. The high soeed MPPT offers real-time power tracking and improved energy harvesting.

The transformerless operation gives the highest efficiency of up to 96.8%. The wide input voltage range makes the inverter suitable to low power installations with reduced string size.

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Clenergy’s PV-ezRack SolarRoof is a roof-mounting solution suitable for most types of pitched and flat roofs.

Using our innovative PV-ezRack Rail, Z-modules and standard roof hooks, PV-ezRack SolarRoof has become one of the most versatile rooftop solutions in the world, delivering a safe and cost-effective solution to installers.

With its genesis in Australia and foot print across the world, Clenergy has grown from being a boutique solar solutions provider in to a passionate, globally renowned renewable energy company with nearly 400 employees and offices around four continents.

Clenergy’s products and services have become synonymous with quality and innovation, delivering a wide range of solutions to the industry. Our mounting systems are industry benchmarks, our large scale inverters are leading edge. The service at Clenergy is renowned as being friendly, reliable and professional.

To drive continued success we invest heavily in research, development, service, and our people and partners. It’s this approach that makes Clenergy a trusted long term partner with a reputation as the passionate expert in the renewable energy sector.

Clenergy is committed to locally delivering a wide range of products and services: local expert staff answers your questions, local logistic companies deliver you our products and local engineers ensure that every code and regulation is fully complied with. Our partners count on us before, during and after the installation. You can rest assured that when you partner with Clenergy you’ve made the right decision.

Clenergy is proud to support its customers and is committed to making the world a cleaner and safer place for future generations.

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REC Panels

REC Peak Energy Series modules are the perfect choice for building solar systems that combine long lasting product quality with reliable power output. REC combines high quality design and manufacturing standards to produce high-performance solar modules with uncompromising quality.

REC is a leading vertically integrated player in the solar energy industry. Ranked among the world’s largest producers of the polysilicon and wafers for solar applications and rapidly growing manufacturer of solar cells and modules. REC also engages in project development activities in selected PV segments. Founded in Norway in 1996, REC is an international solar company employing about 3,700 people worldwide with revenues close to USD 2.4 billion. Visit www.recgroup.com to learn more about REC.

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Trina Solar Panels

Founded in 1997, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2006, Trina Solar specializes in the manufacture of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and system integration. Trina Solar is not only a pioneer of China’s PV industry, but has become an influential shaper of the global solar industry and a leader in solar modules, solutions and services.

Trina Solar is committed to providing cleaner energy solutions. As we work to improve the technology and quality of our products we make every effort to protect the health and safety of our employees and the local environment.

Trina Solar has partnered with many of the world’s leading PV research institutes to advance solar technology, and create cutting-edge solutions for our customers.

Solar WattsUp can provide a variety of solar brands for your PV system. Speak to our team today for all of your options.

Why install a grid connected residential solar power system?

  • Power prices are increasing, over the next 5 years the cost is expected to more than double. Installing a solar power system from Solar WattsUp can significantly reduce or eliminate your power bill.
  • Get a fantastic return on your investment – did you know a quality solar power system from the Solar WattsUp can return in excess of 15% pa? Ask us how!
  • Reduce your carbon footprint and help save the planet. A 2kW system will reduce your carbon output by 3.8 tonnes per year

Contact us today to find out how you can benefit from a residential solar power system.

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On the Sunshine Coast, the sun shines on average about 2,800 hours per year and is one of our most reliable abundant sources of energy. The amount of energy Australia receives from the sun in one week is more then all Australians use in 119 years. Solar is a reliable and free source of energy.

Solar power is 100 % sustainable, safe and clean

Solar power or Photovoltaic (PV) systems do not produce harmful emissions or polluting gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2). Unlike the burning of fossil fuels such as oil, coal or wood, solar power has no negative impact on our environment. It actively contributes to the containment of global warming and to a significant reduction of carbon dioxide.

Solar power is free

Sunshine is free! And even on cloudy days, a solar power system will produce energy. The sun is the only “fuel” the solar panels need to create electricity.

Solar power creates no noise

A solar power system works without sound. And as there are no moving parts, there is nothing to wear-out. Solar power systems are relatively easy to install and almost maintenance-free.

Solar power is produced and used in a local area

Usually, solar power is produced and consumed in the same area, for instance the electricty generated by your PV system is either used in the home or by your neighbours. Therefore, there is no loss of power due to transportation.

Solar power is abundant

In contrast to fossil fuels, solar power is available in limitless quantities. The Gympie region is particularly well suited for the use of solar power as it is exposed to high levels of solar irradiation every day.

 

 

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