Am I likely to incur any other costs with solar?
wiring upgrades (if required)
Smart meter upgrade
costs e.g. If your roof is either very flat or steep, you may require tilt
frames at an additional cost. If you live in a severe weather prone area,
cyclone certified mounting systems may be worth considering.
Your roof must be
in good condition for solar installation to occur. Any repairs to your roof will
need to be done beforehand. A good solar installer would be happy to asses roof
condition for you. (https://aef.com.au/for-home/solar-power/best-solar-panels-guide/#solarinstallation)
Additional cost for
setting up a good monitoring system
· Possible maintenance costs
The business case for a home to install solar / What size solar do I need?
We advise people to install a system that’ll generate at least ½ your Winter daily usage. If you can install a larger system, that will probably be beneficial (depending on your energy use), and you will be more likely to still receive a feed-in ...
Am I likely to incur any other costs with battery?
Additional costs will be complex installations such as a requirement of a blast proof wall or additional necessary equipment to install. As this is specific to the home, these costs would be determined by the installer at the initial site visit.
What is the amount of the Solar Victoria rebate for eligible households?
Solar Victoria is providing a rebate of up to $1,400 for solar panel (PV) system installation, for homeowners and rental properties. To further reduce installation costs, householders can apply for an interest-free loan, for an amount equivalent to ...
Inverters - limiting export without shutting PV output off entirely, to avoid solar export charges.
"I'm reading about proposals to charge for export. I'd like to understand what inverter smarts are available to respond to signals from the meter/grid in order to limit export without shutting PV output off entirely." "Most inverters only have ...
Are there any costs in purchasing a battery ready solar system vs a regular solar system?
If you installed your solar system several years ago, it’s likely that you will need to expand it, so there will be a cost associated with this. This is to ensure it generates enough power to charge the battery during the day. Most homes will need a ...