Commercial Solar Solutions for Your Business

There are huge benefits to be had from investment in solar power for both large and small businesses. With rising energy costs, putting your commercial property to good use by installing commercial solar power can be a smart decision. Many commercial entities in the Macedon Ranges have already realised the potential revenue stream offered by solar power.

By simply using the roof space on your commercial, agricultural, industrial, warehouse buildings, you can install commercial solar panels that will generate solar energy. Macedon Ranges Solar Power are experts in large-scale commercial solar panel systems for a wide variety of sectors, and our team of technicians has a clear understanding of the needs of businesses.

Big or small, your business can benefit from commercial solar power. Whether you are looking to lower costs, reduce your CO2 emissions or secure your future energy supply, Macedon Ranges Solar Power offers professional commercial solar installation with efficient and durable solar panels.

Commercial Solar Panel System & Installation

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Whether your solar needs are complex or simple, our in-house team of installers, engineers, designers and consultants will design a cost-effective solution that meets the specific needs of your business. Macedon Ranges Solar Power has helped hundreds of commercial customers enjoy the convenience and savings of a reliable solar power system.

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Services we offer:

  • Our buying capacity allows us to offer the best rates for commercial solar panels and systems
  • Complete commercial solar system design
  • Complete electrical engineering design for your project
  • Structural engineering analysis
  • Site-specific solar feasibility studies
  • Single and three-line electrical schematics
  • Solar system installation and project management
  • Wide selection of commercial solar system equipment and hardware
  • In-depth system performance and financial analysis reports
Installing commercial solar panels is an investment that starts to save you money right from the very beginning. Our systems include energy storage solutions that hold power in reserve for use during peak periods when energy rates are higher, thus helping to reduce your overall energy costs. We fully understand that every commercial customer’s needs are different, so we use a 3-step process to manage all our commercial solar panel installation projects.
  • Consumption Analysis: We do a comprehensive review of your consumption habits.
  • Solution Design: We maximise your savings with a custom commercial solar power solution designed specifically around the needs of your business.
  • Financing: We offer numerous financing options to our commercial clients.

Commercial Solar Panel Installation

Commercial solar panels are an excellent way for businesses to reduce, or even completely eliminate, energy bills by using green energy. This means that commercial solar panel installation can greatly reduce operating costs for your business.

While there may be some upfront costs of buying commercial solar panels, the total return on investment on solar power makes this decision a no-brainer!

Macedon Ranges Solar Power installs both off-grid and grid-tie commercial solar systems. Grid-tie commercial solar power systems allow you to sell some energy back to the power companies. All you need are the right solar panels and solar inverters needed to do this.

If you don’t have sufficient space on the roof of your commercial property, you can choose to ground mount your commercial solar panels. Commercial solar panel installation is a great way to secure the future of your business.

Solar Panels For Retail Shops

The number of solar panel installations continues to grow across the country. For businesses with high energy costs, solar power offers a green and cost-effective alternative to the energy supplied by power companies.

Shopping centres and malls use large amounts of energy to power their retail outlets and shops. If you’re thinking about solar power for your retail shops, Macedon Ranges Solar Power can help.

Solar Panels For Factories

Factories and warehouses require large amounts of energy to operate. Because these enterprises are big, they need huge amounts of electricity to power production, lighting and temperature control. This high energy consumption is a major contributor to their operating expenses.

To bring these costs down, many factories are harnessing the power of solar energy by installing solar panels in their factories and warehouses. Macedon Ranges can design, build and install custom solar energy systems for factories and warehouses.

Solar Panels For Manufacturing Companies

Using solar power in your manufacturing plants can significantly lower your energy costs. You can reduce your manufacturing costs by generating your own electricity on-site and using very little or no electricity from the main national grid, saving your business a huge amount of money over time.

Solar Panels In Agriculture

Farmers have harnessed the enormous power of the sun since the beginning of civilisation. The sun grows crops, ripens harvests and nourishes livestock. Almost all aspects of farming and agriculture rely on the sun. Solar Panels in agriculture are the latest step in harnessing the sun’s power for farming – and Macedon Ranges Solar Power is here to offer the right solar power solution for your farm.

Solar Panels For Schools And Universities

Solar panels are not only suitable for residential and commercial use. They are also perfect for learning institutions like schools and universities. Solar panels help to make these institutions more eco-friendly and environmentally conscious, all while lowering their energy costs.

Solar Panels For Daytime Offices

Office buildings are well-suited to enjoy the benefits of solar power, as they consume tons of energy every day and have plenty of space on their roofs and external walls to install the commercial solar panels needed to generate electricity. If you’re thinking about installing solar panels for your offices, Macedon Ranges Solar Power is the best solar partner to work with.

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After Service Support

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Macedon Ranges Solar Power offers comprehensive after-service support that includes free consultations as well commercial solar power system monitoring and assessment. Our aim is to ensure that you get the best value for money from your investment in solar energy.

Repairs, Maintenance and Upgrades

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A commercial solar power system is a big investment, and as such, you will want to get the best return from it. On top of solar power system monitoring, regular solar panel maintenance, repairs and upgrades will make sure your system operates optimally for many years to come.

Fortunately, Macedon Ranges Solar Power offers a wide variety of commercial solar power system repairs, maintenance and upgrade services.

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Macedon Ranges Solar Power Commercial Solar Rebate

Solar for Business Program

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The Solar for Business Program was put in place to help support businesses in Victoria to reduce their energy costs. This initiative allows these businesses to access and reap the benefits of renewable energy. 

Any qualifying business can take advantage of a rebate of $3,500 to install a solar panel system. It also has the option to apply for an interest-free loan of up to $5,000.

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This program allows businesses to reduce their energy bills by lowering the investment cost of an approved small-capacity solar panel system up to a maximum inverter capacity of 30kW.

Eligible businesses can apply for a rebate covering up to 50% of the installation costs of a rooftop solar system up to a maximum of $3,500 making it easier for them to adopt solar technology on their premises. This is in addition to the option of applying for an interest-free loan. 

What this means is that, for any approved system, the total rebate amount is capped at 50% or $3,500 of the cost of the system. For instance, if the net cost of a particular system is $10,000, the rebate amount applied will be $3,500 and not $5,000. For a system with a net cost of $4,000, the rebate value applied will be $2,000 and not $3,500.

Net costs also include GST and any contribution from Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs). 

Do I Qualify?

Fortunately, Macedon Ranges Solar Power offers a wide variety of commercial solar power system repairs, maintenance and upgrade services.

The business employs at least one person (not including the owner) and not more than 49 full-time employees

The premises must be individually metered

Use a Solar Victoria-approved dealer as specified on the Solar Victoria website

Eligible businesses can apply for the Solar for Business Rebate, whether they own or rent their premises. However, the landlord or rental provider can’t apply for the rebate on behalf of the business.

Keep in mind that this rebate is only applicable to installations that happen following the program opening for applications on 28 May 2021. Any installations done before won’t qualify for a rebate.

Operates from a non-residential premise

The business hasn’t previously benefited from the Solar for Business program

Choose a solar system with a maximum inverter capacity size not exceeding 30kW, and included on the Solar Victoria approved product list

If you rent your business premises, review your Landlord and Tenant Guidelines and Consent Form for more information.

For homeowners, you may be eligible for a Solar Homes Rebate if your home is your primary residence and you meet the eligibility criteria.

Shine With Commercial Solar Power

At Macedon Ranges Solar Power, we apply years of experience to our custom solar power system designs for businesses, solar farms, industries and commercial properties. 

We provide commercial solar services to the following suburbs:

We provide commercial solar services to the following suburbs: 

Contact Macedon Ranges Solar Power today on 1300 693 113 or click below for your obligation free in-home
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Interest-free loans

You can further reduce the costs of adopting solar technology by applying for an interest-free loan. The loan amount will depend on the quote you provide to Solar Victoria. Loans available range from $1,000 to $5,000. You have the option to either repay the loan in one lump sum or repay it over 12 or 24 months. 

Want To Go Solar?

Get in touch with us to learn more about our commercial solar power systems and installation services. 

    Commercial Solar Energy FAQs

    1.Are commercial solar panels worth it?

    Commercial solar panels are worth the cost, time and effort invested to install the panels on your roof or property. You can enjoy a high return on investment and short payback periods with commercial solar panels.

    2.How much do commercial solar panels cost in Australia?

    The cost of commercial solar panels ranges from $4,500 to $9,000 depending on the system size and the number of panels installed.

    3.How much does commercial solar cost per watt?

    In 2021, commercial solar powers costs in Australia are approximately $1,000 – $1,300 per kW installed.

    4.Is solar power a profitable business to start in?

    Yes. It’s not uncommon for commercial solar systems to recoup their initial investment within 5 years.

    5.How much money does 1 acre of solar panels make per year?

    The average profit from 1 acre of solar panels ranges between $25,000 and $45,000.