Hunter Central Coast Solar Power Packages
Farming the Sun has negotiated this collaboration with Eco Energy & Solar Solutions given their demonstrated track record, being a well respected local family owned and operated business (see testimonials), and having the capacity to work at the scale of a community bulk-buy program.
This is Farming the Sun’s sixth solar power bulk-buy program. Like all of our previous bulk-buy programs, it is focused on achieving the best possible discount for high quality solar power systems, installation and warranty support. All of the brands of solar panel and inverters being used for this community bulk-buy are Tier 1 (top 2% of quality) products.
Eco Energy & Solar Solutions have negotiated a very substantial bulk-buy discount ~ of up to 33% better than regular retail prices ~ for high quality solar power systems. The system packages are built using Suntech panels and Fronius or SMA inverters. All of the system options can be upgraded to incorporate battery storage ~ either now or in the future.
The Hunter Central Coast community solar power bulk-buy program is launching at a time that coincides with several significant and relevant developments:
- Electricity prices are being significantly increased, by around 50% in the last five years alone [Source: State of the Energy Market 2017, Australian Energy Regulator]
- Significant increases in feed-in-tariffs for solar power exports
- Small business accelerated asset write-off (pre 30 June 2018)
- Small scale technology (renewable energy) certificates being phased out (ending 1 January 2030)
- Preparedness for small-scale battery storage technology
- Growing community concerns about the environmental impacts of coal mining on water, farming, biodiversity, climate and air quality
The Fronius and SMA inverters selected are high quality, have 5 year warranties (with extensions available) and the capacity for battery storage.
- Fronius Single Phase Inverter – DATASHEET
- Fronius 3 Phase Inverter – DATASHEET
- SMA Single Phase Inverter DATASHEET
- SMS 3 Phase Inverter – DATASHEET
PV-ezRack SolarRoof will be used for mounting and has a 10 year warranty ~ download the PV-ezRack SolarRoof DATASHEET
Lastly, the installation has a 6 year warranty.