Is there an accreditation I should look for when selecting a battery supplier and brand?
Accreditation with the Clean Energy Council recognises electricians who have undertaken the necessary training to design and install solar, batteries and other renewable energy systems.
How do I choose the right supplier?
Look for The Clean Energy Council (CEC) approved suppliers – they run two accreditation programs: 1. Clean Energy Council Accredited Installer This program trains and accredits installers to ensure that solar power installations meet industry best ...
How do I determine if solar batteries are worth it for me?
By installing battery storage you can expect to reduce your electricity bills anywhere between 60 to 90%. With these savings, a typical home will recoup the initial investment in approximately 10 years. This is close to the warrantied life of ...
If I do not have a solar system, can I apply for both the solar and battery rebates from Solar Victoria?
You can only access one rebate through the solar homes program. You can apply for the battery rebate instead of the solar PV rebate. The following is a response from Solar Victoria regarding this: "If you would like to specifically apply for a ...
How do solar batteries work? (basic)
A solar battery storage will store your excess solar energy generation during the day. Once the sun is not shining and your solar panels are not producing electricity anymore, you will automatically be using the energy you stored in your battery ...
Does the type/brand of battery selected affect my access to the rebate?
To be eligible for a rebate, your new battery system must: • be a new system that has not already been supported by the program • be connected to the electricity grid • be coupled with solar panels • include a new or existing inverter that meets the ...