Check out all our questions below on solar for your home or business. Contact our solar experts if you want to know further than this regarding solar.
Which are the solar services are you providing currently?
Why should I install a Solar Energy System on my home or business/ is it worthwhile ?
What size system will I need?
How do I choose right panel for my household?
So from above We can supply- Trina ,Jinko, Canadian, Qcell, Longi in premium brands and in Ultra premium( 25 years product warranty ) Sunpower, Qcell G5+ model , REC, LG.
Are the Solar Panels & Inverters used by patel Electrical tested to Australian quality standards?
All photovoltaic (PV) modules (solar panels) supplied and installed by Patel Electrical are rated Fire Safety Class C, and can be used in both building applications and ground mounted applications, these are on the Clean Energy Council database listing,
Are all Solar Panels the same?
What Tier -1 of solar panels?
One may quite rightly make an assumption that a Tier 1 ranking has more to do with financial stability rather than product quality. But analyst who ranked it believes that the module manufacturer also meets criteria including: Manufacturing scale, Service and support, Vertical Integration, Durability and quality, Technical performance, Experience.
Patel electrical always recommend that non-solar experts buy Tier 1 panels – as it is a simple way to filter out the junk panel being sold as Top Quality.
What does PV stand for?
Are all Inverters the same?
Patel Electrical only installs inverters from trusted companies who can offer meaningful warranties and after sales support. Our favourite and major installed inverter is Austrian made Fronius and then Sungrow in budget segment.
What is the function of an Inverter ?
What is a micro inverter system?
Can I add Battery on my solar system in future?
Can I increase solar panel size in future?
What is the best orientation of my solar panels?
Does shading affect the performance of the panels?
In homes where there are shading issues or panels have to be installed in different directions or roof orientation, we suggest you explore the micro-inverter range. Ask us if they are suitable for your requirements.
Patel Electrical will always provide you with expert solar advice, as we are Approved Solar Retailer we must adhere to the code of conduct which stipulates we must assess whether a roof is suitable for mounting a PV array. Taking into consideration what roof space is available, orientation and tilt of the panels (this affects the daily performance of how much solar energy your system may generate) and any shading which will occur and how it will affect the system performance.
Should I get my Solar Power System Serviced?
What is the environmental impact of Patel Electrical solar panels? Should I get my Solar Power System Serviced?
How many years’ warranty I get for solar panel and Inverter?
All of Inverter had 5 +5 Years manufacturer’s warranty. First 5 years customer covered for parts, installation, freight. After 5 years customer cover for parts only, installation and freight cost need to pay by customer.
How much time does it take for installation?
Why are there so much variance in the price of solar on the market?
Prices can also be affected by the type of service a company can provide for you. Post installation service and support years down the track.
Even with same panel and inverter price is difference because of installation quality. Installation is more important part in solar rather than products. Patel Electrical proud on our quality installation.
What is the process from purchasing to being connected with my retailer?
1) Initial Consultation with Patel Electrical CEC Accredited License Installer Directly.
2) Tailor A Solar System Design For Your Property By Our CEC Accredited Designer.
3) Review Consultation On Technical and Commercial Aspect Of Your Solar Proposal With Our Solar Installer.
4) Finalize Design And Application For Rebate.
5) Hassle Free Installation By Our CEC Accredited Installer, Electrician.
6) Paperwork for meter connection with relevant retailer.
What kind government rebates and incentive available in Victoria for solar panel?
Victorian government solar home program give $1850 in rebate and same amount provide as a 4 year zero interest loan.
Federal government provide STC (Small scale technology certificates) incentive for installing solar panel. STC incentive is varies on location and system size. The number of STC’s you are eligible for is based on the amount of electricity your solar PV system will produce and this is recovered by Patel Electrical to help offset some of the costs of purchasing your solar PV system. . Every year on 1 January STC Incentive is reduced. This scheme is being phased out in 2030.
What is the QR code?
What is the Victorian Government loan offer?
Administered by State Trustees, Not any fee and interest free, repaid by direct debit from your chosen account, over 48 months.
It’s paid in monthly instalments, starting 30 days after workers finish your installation. We won’t offer you a loan if you’re not eligible for one
What is a feed-in tariff (FIT)?
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