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What Customers Are Saying About Solar Market

Excellent Service

Excellent service. I received 3 excellent quotes which made choosing solar panels easy.

Sharon | 7 November 2019

Solar Market Gets My Vote

Very efficient service with very helpful and polite admin staff.

We are surprised by the reasonable price of the equipment (including installation) from our preferred solar supplier. The rebates are generous and the interest-free loan over 4 years is quite manageable.

We are looking forward to reduced power bills in the years to come.

James | 8 November 2019

Good information

They have good knowledge about all thing’s solar panels, this made my purchasing decision easy.

Mick | 6 November 2019

Very Prompt & Easy

Solar market was prompt in getting solar companies to quote me and checking to see if they all called me.

The solar companies they quoted were easy to talk with.

Joe | 5 November 2019

Quotes were sent in my specified time

Quotes were sent in my specified time and the solar companies provided helpful very advice.

Kathy | 25 September 2019

 

Very quick response

Very fast response from solar companies interested in supplying panels and batteries.

Once we move into our new home at the end of the month, we will definitely use the suggested companies.

Ian | 5 November 2019

Adaptable and informative

It is very helpful to be provided with the solar guide as this gave me all the information I need.

They are a professional and prompt quoting company.

I hate phone calls and all solar companies were happy to communicate my way for my schedule.

Beth | 11 November 2019

 

The best part is we were put in contact with installers close to our area

We received phone calls from three installers within two hours of our request being made.

Each company’s representative sent full information via email within minutes. Any further questions we had were promptly dealt with.

The best part is we were put in contact with installers close to our area

Rob | 1 November 2019

 

Solar Market worked for me

Solar Market put me in touch with 3 installers.

I have since had my solar system installed by one of the companies and am very pleased with the quality, cost and workmanship.

Carole | 25 October 2019

 

Great service

I received calls from 3 solar suppliers/installers.

Very happy with the response from the companies. Thank you.

Marg | 24 October 2019

 

A great site to find useful and helpful information

A great site to find really useful and helpful information in regards to Solar Panels.

The Facebook page is also great and a good way to read articles and information that will help. Solar Market also help you to find responsible/hopefully honest operators that provide good service.

Make sure you read the information provided on the Solar Market site as it will help you to understand what you are getting for your money when you start talking to the installers/suppliers.

Cam | 5 October 2019

 

Quotes were sent in my specified time

Quotes were sent in my specified time and the solar companies provided helpful very advice.

Kathy | 25 September 2019

 

Solar Market responded immediately

Solar market responded immediately with good care and great customer service.

They connected me with 3 good solar system installers.

Henry | 18 September 2019

 

Very happy with this service

I was contacted by 3 companies within a few days.

Very happy with this service, I was able to lock in a proposal within a week!

Pat | 16 September 2019

 

A great way to get an understanding of the solar market

A great way to get an understanding and overview of the solar market. We have gone with one of the installers recommended to us.

Campbell | 15 September 2019

 

A great introduction to the market

A great introduction to the solar market and very helpful in getting us to a final quote.

Erik | 11 September 2019

 

Great to have some knowledge

Great to have some knowledge about the quality of equipment so you can compare solar products and different company’s quotes.

Also great to have recommendations on quality installers as compared to the ‘fly by night’ solar installation company we first dealt with a mere 9 years ago.

At least we are now covered by a warranty from a company that has been around for a considerable amount of time.

Michael | 7 September 2019

 

Great help when I knew nothing about solar

Great help when I knew nothing about solar panels, systems and inverters.

All the homework was done for me through providing my bill and house details to Solar Market.

Kristian | 13 August 2019

 

Excellent for busy people

We received three quotes from professional companies. All quoted and advised us on our needs.

We selected one and have placed our order. Tomorrow the install off our new solar system begins.

I highly recommend this method for getting quality solar quotes.

Ron | 7 August 2019

 

It was very helpful to have people come to us

It was very helpful to have people come to me with their solutions and educate me on what is available to start the process. It was a very good basis to start on.

Judith | 7 August 2019

 

We received three quotes as requested

Received three quotes as requested which allowed us to make an educated decision. By doing this we saved about $4000.

Great outcome for all.

Peter | 1 August 2019

 

I’m very impressed with the overall experience

Once I had sent my request to Solar Market for solar companies to contact me, everything was very quick and efficient.

The companies that contacted me were professional and very experienced in the industry. I’m very impressed with the overall experience and professional way things were handled.

It did not take long for me to choose a company that suited the needs to supply solar for my house. Thanks Solar Market.

Bill | 26 July 2019

 

Got some very good advice

Got some very good advice regarding solar power systems and very competitive pricing. Very prompt response from solar providers.

Daniel | 17 July 2019

 

Very helpful

Very helpful. Having the information from the website helped me ask the right questions, get the right answers and find the right product with the right provider. Thanks.

Beth | 12 July 2019

 

We received responses within hours

We asked for quotes for a solar power system and installation to cross check against an existing quote.

We received responses from two companies within hours and eventually chose to accept one of these new quotes which was substantially cheaper for a larger system.

A third company contacted us a day later, so we talked to three suppliers as promised.

Bob | 7 July 2019

 

Quotes were all very competitive

I enquired about solar and received calls from suppliers the next day.

The quotes were all very competitive and cheaper than other suppliers I had contacted separately.

Mark | 27 June 2019

 

Got all the quotes I needed to make a decision

Got all the quotes I needed to make a decision. The companies were very professional.

Looking forward to receiving my solar installation at the end of the month.

Robert | 14 June 2019

 

Service had providers contacting us

Service had solar providers contacting us within hours. Allowed us to make a comparison on equipment and services.

Have now gone ahead with one of the quotes and am happy.

Yvonne | 10 June 2019

 

Great tool that takes the work out of seeking solar quotes

Great tool that takes the work out of finding reputable companies to consider for solar quotes.

Brian | 8 June 2019

 

Solar Market is a great platform for quotes

Solar Market is a great platform when you are looking to install Solar energy for your house.

Contact them today, I did and I’m very happy I did. Cheers!

Terry | 3 June 2019

 

We received great responses from a lot of providers

We received great responses from a lot of solar providers. Now we have a huge range of options to choose from.

Donna | 23 May 2019

 

What a lovely surprise

What a lovely surprise and breath of fresh air this company is.

It was difficult decision to choose from the companies that contacted us as each one was of high standard, patient in explaining the concept of solar and the reason why they recommended certain products.

Angelique | 15 May 2019

 

Quick service

Quick service, simple to understand and the quotes were received in a timely manner from informative installers.

Keith | 8 May 2019

 

The advice we received was excellent

The advice we received was excellent. The waiting time for installation was brief. The installers were great.

Very happy with the result and hope to be on the grid in a short time. Happy customers.

John | 3 May 2019

 

Given us a good start

As a pensioner, funds are limited, and we needed help finding companies that will provide what we wanted.

Solar Market got us in touch with a few companies at no expense to us. It has given us a good start to find what we can afford.

Bart | 17 April 2019

 

Saved me researching companies and provided great information

Saved me researching companies and products. I received phone calls, visits and quotes from great reputable companies.

Will recommend.

Dianne | 1 April 2019

 

Was great to get contacts for solar

Was great to get contacts for the solar industry, being able to get multiple quotes, compare and receive information about which type of system is most suitable for our purpose.

Hermina | 31 March 2019

 

Solar market helped me to understand solar

Solar Market helped me to choose and understand solar systems!

Great website, I recommend it to everybody looking for solar panels.

Andrew | 18 March 2019

 

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Understanding Batteries

Off-Grid Systems

For some households a battery system can be of great benefit and minimise a home’s reliance on the grid. However, it’s important to understand for a battery to be useful your solar system needs to be generating excess energy for the battery to store, which you can then use at night or when the sun is not out.

When selecting a battery, you’ll want to invest in a system that is most suited to your home and can drive the best return on investment (ROI). Despite a larger upfront cost, a higher quality battery may significantly increase your ROI.

    Battery systems start from $6,000 and costs can vary greatly based on the following factors:

  1. Cycle Life-Time

    The number of times a battery can fully charge and discharge.

  2. Battery Power (kW)

    How fast it can be charged or discharged.

  3. Storage Capacity (kWh)

    The maximum amount of energy a battery system can store.

  4. Battery Management System (BMS)

    An electronic ‘smart’ system that gathers data and manages the battery ensuring it does not overload or operate outside of its safe functioning zone..

  5. Inverter

    Battery systems require their own inverter if your solar system does not have a hybrid inverter.

  6. 'All-In-One Unit’

    A system which includes the battery, BMS and an inverter all in one unit.

  7. Warranty

    Length of time or cycles the battery system is under guarantee.

  8. Blackout Protection/Backup

    It’s important to note this is not a common feature of a battery system and could cost thousands of dollars to include. Blackout protection not only requires additional components but also a specialised installation and rewiring. For grid-connected homes, the cost for blackout protection can outweigh the benefit.

Additionally, if your purpose for adding battery is to go Off-Grid and become completely independent from the grid you will need to ensure your solar system can generate enough energy to power your home and your battery system is large enough to store this energy. For homes in metro areas going Off-grid is not cost effective and is only recommended for those in remote areas with limited access to the grid. Off-grid solar systems with battery start at approximately $30,000.