Solar Enquiry

Please complete our enquiry form for our team to evaluate your circumstances and provide advice.

 

Can I install solar myself?  

Yes, in theory, but it’s not necessarily advisable for a few important reasons. Firstly, you need a certified electrician to wire the system to your fuse box. 

Secondly, there’s also the consideration that some types of roofs, such as metal, tile, and some commercial structures will require special mounting frames which can make the job more complex. And thirdly, you might run the risk of voiding any of the warranties if you don’t use a qualified installer. But the bottom line is that your solar just won’t work properly if it’s not installed correctly –you might have invested in the top-of-the-range equipment, but you won’t see the benefits if it’s not installed properly. 

 

How does Solar Energy work?  

The sun provides an endless stream of clean energy. When the sun shines on the solar panels on your roof, Direct Current (DC) electricity is created.  DC travels to the system inverter where it is changed from DC to AC (Alternating Current) which is the kind of current that’s needed for your home. This AC travels to the circuit breaker panel (also known as the fuse box) in your home and powers all of your appliances – anything that’s plugged in.  

 If your solar panels are generating more electricity than you’re using, then the extra energy is pumped to the grid and made available to other users.   

When this happens you will be paid a feed-in tariff. To view Enova’s Solar Plans, click here