Renewable Energy Solutions and Solar Power, Gold Coast

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Renewable Energy Solutions and Solar Power, Gold Coast

Solar Power Information; How does it work?

Solar power is produced from a solar panel which converts energy from the sun to electrical energy. Distributed generation is going to be the way of the future. Distributed generation is all about producing and using power at the source. An example is a strata set-up, where solar is installed at numerous homes which feed into the grid. The secret is to only have one network connection and the excess is stored to be used in the evenings without grid reliance. The body corporation can act as a retailer to manage the movement of energy.

Solar Panels and Batteries

Take up the offer from Queensland Government to get a solar battery storage system and solar power, including an interest free loan. The system reduces your electricity bill while storing the daytime excess energy for use after dark.

The payback periods can be as low as 3.5 years with direct home energy management.
Some of the typical battery systems which are approved for the Grant are:

  • Lithium ion Battery, LGChem
  • Tesla powerwall
  • BYD

We have been in the Gold Coast Solar market for over 10 years and have many happy customers who keep saving money and ensuring they have a sustainable future.

Solar Power for Home

The best way to utilise the solar power from the sun is to use it at source while it is being produced. We always suggest to move as many loads as possible to the daytime. These loads maybe: washing machine, dishwasher, dryer, hot water, pool pump, air conditioning and anything else is accumulative.​

Solar Powered Lights

Solar power lighting acts as a direct comparison with a standard skylight. The other advantages are:

  • Simple to install
  • Many lighting options
  • Battery backup
  • Grid supply back up
  • Warranty
  • Local distributors
  • Unlimited usages


The led lights produce great light and come in various shapes and sizes. You could even use it for outdoor lighting under your verandah or could be motion sensored.

How they work: The is a solar cell panel install on the roof or any other fixture, as the sun comes up the solar panel produces power which directly supplies energy to the LED lights.

In the future battery technology shall be used to store any of the excess energy produced by the solar panel.

Solar Installation

We have a team of solar installers who can provide you with a:

  • Grid connect solar system
  • Off grid solar system
  • Grid connected solar power with battery storage

Or anything that you wish us to tailor make.

When installing solar it is important to use a reputable supplier which also has the resources for operation and maintenance (O & M). The maintenance of the solar system is minimal but important to ensure the life cycle of the installation. The typical maintenance is in accordance with CEC and AS/NZ standards.

The inverter has functions inside it to prevent the system from running when the power drops off (in a grid connect system). The device is called an anti-islanding relay. This device has to shut the power off on a inverter if there is a power failure otherwise if linesman are working on an area there won’t be an external supply which they can’t isolate.

Solar Panel System

A solar panel system connected to the grid works like this: Energy from the sun lands on the exterior of the solar panels and causes a reaction between to elements in the panel. When you provide a load to the panel electrons flow. Solar panels produce DC (direct current) which is connect to a power control device such as a inverter. The inverter converts the DC power from the solar panels to AC (alternating current) which can be used by appliances in a typical home or building.

The inverter has functions inside it to prevent the system from running when the power drops off (in a grid connect system). The device is called an anti-islanding relay. This device has to shut the power off on a inverter if there is a power failure otherwise if linesman are working on an area there won’t be an external supply which they can’t isolate.

Solar Power Calculator

A solar power calculator can be used to calculate the savings from installing a solar system. The user can enter all their known energy costs and the calculator shall work out savings and paybacks. It always important to stay active in energy management to ensure you continue to have on going savings and new appliances are of an energy efficient type.

Contact us today to show calculations on how you can save!

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