Installing solar power can help save money

Guess what, there is no single value that can be placed on the savings you can make from switching to solar power. It’s impossible because every property & every usage scenario is completely different. Even your location’s ability to draw solar energy will be different to another one. That is why Solahart Newcastle has a team of experts that can provide a free on-site assessment & give you some examples as to what it will cost to install a solar power energy system & how quickly you can recoup that investment.

We know it can seem confusing to choose a solar panel installer or the right products to use, but with more than 20 years of experience we know how to quickly assess your needs & narrow down your choices to deliver the right solution that will save money now & in the future.

Listen to how Dave saved money on his power bill

Dave from Hinton got Solahart to install a solar power system that included Solahart Silhouette solar panels. He wanted to save money for his family who are heavy users of their air-conditioning system & heated pool. Their power bills were so high but they wanted to ensure they could maintain their familie’s lifestyle & enjoy all of their creature comforts.

In the video below Dave talks about his experience using Solahart to help assess his energy needs, create a recommended solution & install a new system that now means they rarely see another electricity bill. That’s right, they now save money on their quarterly electricity bills even with a heated pool and house with air conditioning.

Find out the cost to install solar power with Solahart for free

Solahart is a company in Newcastle that can provide an accurate cost to get solar power installed on your property. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide affordable solutions that deliver cost effective systems that last for many years. There are so many different factors that contribute to the savings that can be achieved, some are very obvious and some can be uncovered by engaging with a trained professional. Of course, every property is unique and so is every family’s situation, so we take the time to understand your circumstances & potential future needs by completing a full, detailed assessment and accurate calculation in the comfort of your home.

We take out all the guesswork & provide this service for free.

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Listen to how Dave saved money on his power bill

Having solar panels on your home has now become the norm & they are hard to miss with so many installed across the Newcastle region & over three million on homes around Australia. The reason is pretty simple, Australia has more sunshine per square metre than any other continent in the world¹, which makes getting a system installed on a property a very easy choice because of the energy efficiencies it can provide.

With the cost of living growing every year it is little surprise to find so many people looking for ways to reduce their bills. Australia is actually ranked 16th in the world as of September 2020, higher than the US or UK. That’s the other reason so many people are looking for cheaper ways to live because taking power from the grid can be extremely expensive.

For a typical family with a 6kW solar power system they could enjoy savings of up to $1,500 on their annual energy bills. Have a look at our Solahart Solar Index Report for the details. More importantly they can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by up to seven tonnes per year, making a significant difference to the planet.³ In addition, research by Solar Citizens found that on average, households with solar power have bills that are approximately 20 per cent lower than households without.⁴

The savings don’t end there though, because a lot of the energy produced by solar power panels is sent back to the grid when it’s generated at times you are not using it. Adding a home battery storage to a solar power system can store electricity generated by solar panels for use later on. You can use excess solar power when the sun isn’t shining instead of sending it back to the grid, including at night or when utility rates are more expensive. This can help you save money in different ways.

Lastly our unique Solahart PowerStore, is Australia’s first solar-smart electric water heater that can also let you convert excess solar power into hot water to save money that way. If you replace an electric hot water header on an off-peak tariff with a PowerStore the combined solar power and Solahart PowerStore systems could save you up to $1,760 per year on your energy bills.

  1. https://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/energy/resources/other-renewable-energy-resources/solar-energy

  2. Numbeo – cost of living, ranking by countries

  3. Greenhouse Gas Emissions savings of up to 1.6 to 2.7 tonnes shown is based on Australian Government approved TRNSYS simulation modelling of a Solahart 302L and using a medium load in Zone 3 and the Scope 2 and 3 electricity emissions factors for purchased electricity by end-users published in the 2018 July edition of the National Greenhouse Accounts Factors handbook, and apply when replacing an electric water heater. Any savings will vary depending upon your location, type of Solahart system installed, orientation and inclination of the solar collectors, type of water heater being replaced, and hot water consumption.

  4. Solar Citizens, (2018). Using electricity bills to shine a light on rooftop solar photovoltaics in Australia. [online] Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19U5nhop6H-vR2RTke9geHOkUsw6r7qzA/view [Accessed 30 November 2020].

 

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Solahart is a solar power company that pioneered the use of solar energy in Australia with a copper hot water tank in 1953.

We are industry leaders in solar energy installations and proudly serve all parts of Newcastle and the Hunter with the best brands of solar products available including the latest battery technology from Tesla. The Solahart service areas include Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Cessnock, Singleton, Upper Hunter, Raymond Terrace and Port Stephens.

Solahart is a Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer in Australia.

Our team is made up of electrical and plumbing experts with most having 20 plus years of experience. We look forward to solving your solar power needs.

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