If you are considering installing solar panels in your Kilmore home, Macedon Ranges Solar Power is here to offer some useful information that will help make your shift to solar energy quick and easy. We install and maintain residential and commercial solar power systems in Kilmore and other locations across the region.

Solar power systems are one of the most effective ways for households to reduce their electricity bills. Macedon Ranges Solar Power can help you install solar panels in your home, business or commercial property in Kilmore.

If you would like to stop spending more on your electricity than you should be, please fill in our contact form. Or call us on 1300 693 113 to request a free quote.

Commercial & Residential Solar Panels Kilmore

Property owners across the country are struggling with rising costs of electricity. This does not have to be the case because there is a cheap and easy solution – solar power. Macedon Ranges Solar Power systems enable residential and commercial customers to significantly reduce their power bills and even become completely independent of grid power.

Residential and commercial solar power customers can expect a rapid payback after installing solar panels in their homes and businesses. Once paid off, power generated from your solar power system is essentially free moving forward. We offer a wide variety of solar power systems and solutions such as solar water heating, solar PV back-up and solar PV grid-tied systems for industrial, commercial and residential customers. 

To make solar power systems as affordable as possible, we have teamed up with different financing partners who help to fund your investment in solar energy. 

Solar Energy Resources In Kilmore

Kilmore receives a significant amount of solar radiation throughout the year. Every square metre of open space in Kilmore gets around 4.42 kilowatt-hours every day on average. 

Based on this information, the following is what you should expect from installing solar panels in your Kilmore home in terms of annual solar power output, on average:

  • A 3kW system in Kilmore will produce about 4,058 kWh per year in good conditions. (equivalent to about 70% of annual electricity consumption)
  • A 4kW solar system will produce about 5,411 kWh per year.
  • A 5kW solar system will produce about 6,763 kWh per year.
  • A 6kW solar system will produce about 8,116 kWh per year. 

How To Find The Best Solar Panels For Your Home In Kilmore

There are a wide variety of solar panels available for homeowners with different budgets. In Kilmore, solar panels for homes mean rooftop solar panels – which are solar arrays that are installed on your roof to generate electricity from the sun. Most homeowners who choose to install solar panel systems in their properties see a positive return on investment within just a few years.

Solar panels work by converting solar radiation to electrical energy, which can be used to power homes and businesses. Solar panels help you reduce your monthly spending on electricity. You can save money over time on power bills and generate low-carbon, clean energy at home.

Installing a fully functional solar power system is not just mounting a couple of solar panels on your roof. There are many steps you need to take to ensure you get the right system that will generate the amount of electricity you need to power your home. There are 5 main steps to consider: 

1. Know Your Solar Potential

It’s important to know how much sunlight your roof gets throughout the day. This can be affected by the tilt and direction of your roof, and whether it is shaded or obstructed by trees, buildings or other objects. 

2. Compare Your Solar Options: Rooftop Vs. Ground-Mount Solar Panels

There is still something for you in the solar energy sector, even if you don’t have a suitable roof. You can choose to install ground-mounted solar panels instead of rooftop solar panels if you have some free space in your property.

3. Estimate Your Needs

Knowing your average power consumption needs helps you determine how many solar panels you need to install.

4. Understand How To Pay For Solar

There are many ways you can finance a residential or commercial solar panel system in Kilmore. You can pick between cash purchase, solar loans, and solar leases or power purchase agreements (PPAs).

5. Pick A Quote And Install

Once you have gone through these steps, you can proceed to do the actual installation of your solar power system. This should take just a few days on average. 

Kilmore Solar Energy Savings

Based on a 6kW solar power system, an average consumption rate of 50% and a solar tariff rate of 10c (surplus energy generated), you can expect to save $1,400 per year. Currently, more than 1,200 small-scale solar power systems have been installed in the area with a collective capacity of 6,271 kW as at November 2021. There are about 3,400 households in the area, so this calculates to about 35 solar panel systems for every 100 households. The Australian average currently stands at 32.

Solar Panel Installers In Kilmore - Macedon Ranges Solar Power

At Macedon Ranges Solar Power, we have the expertise and experience needed to properly install solar power systems in a wide variety of settings and configurations. We are fully certified and insured solar panel installers in Kilmore with many years of experience in the renewable energy sector. 

Why Macedon Ranges Solar Power?

  • Experienced solar panel installers in Australia.
  • Trusted by homeowners and businesses across the region.
  • A fully certified and approved solar panel installer.
  • High-quality solar panels, inverters and mounting systems.
  • Affordable solar power systems for homes and businesses in Kilmore.
  • Flexible financing options.

If you would like to stop spending more on your electricity than you should be, please fill in our contact form for to request a quote today!

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