The installation of solar panels on your home will generate a significant amount of your electricity needs and reduce your households greenhouse gas emissions. A 1.5kW system will save approximately 2.7 tonnes of CO2 emissions, per annum (compared to coal powered electricity).
In addition to the environmental benefits there are other good reasons to install solar photovoltaic systems in your home including:
These factors make a compelling case for exploring the installation of a solar panels to your home. You may even one day know the joy of receiving a cheque from your local power company for the excess power you've just sold them.
The Victorian Feed-In Tariff scheme rewards households and businesses with a financial return when they generate renewable electricity that they feed back into the grid.
There have been a number of recent changes to the Victorian feed-in tariff scheme, which continues to be under review. We suggest you undertake your own considered research before deciding on installing renewable power system such as solar panels.
For more details visit the Department of Primary Industries website.
To promote a sustainable future, we must harness renewable, local and abundant energy sources - such as sunlight. This action can ensure the electricity you are consuming at home comes from a clean, non-polluting source with a cost-effective investment in sound technology and a generation of long-term returns (financial, environmental and intergenerational).