Build Your Solar Systems like You Would Lego: Providing Cost-effective and Efficient Solutions for The Future

Build Your Solar Systems like You Would Lego: Providing Cost-effective and Efficient Solutions for The Future

At UV Power, we understand the importance of providing our customers with reliable and affordable energy solutions. You don't need the whole sha-bam of solar systems now, but choosing the right products to install now can set you up for easy cost-effective upgrades in the future.

 

Building a suitable solar system to power your electric vehicle

If your current routine includes Googling 'EV Charger near me' to charge up your Tesla, rest assured you may not need to be stopping by your local charge station anymore. If you're interested in installing solar to power your home, then you should also consider a solar system that could charge your EV.

With the average distance traveled per day being 80km, an additional 12kWh of energy is required to charge your Tesla, BYD or other EV. This can be easily achieved by adding just 3kW of panels or 7 solar panels to your existing system. By opting for solar power, you can save on the cost of petrol (and Googling!), which amounts to $2 per litre over a span of 20 years.

 

The Future is in Energy Storage

As well as installing solar panels, we also install solar batteries. While some may consider batteries to be expensive, we believe that investing in a hybrid battery-ready inverter is a wise choice. For a minimal additional cost, you can install a hybrid inverter that will enable you to add a battery in the future, potentially saving you thousands of dollars. If you are a house with solar panels, you could also be a house with solar batteries in the future.

Alternatively if you don't have a solar system installed yet, solar batteries and solar panels can be installed at the same time. Ask for comparisons when collecting solar quotes. These comparative quotes will also give you an idea of what solar battery storage will best suit your energy needs.

 

Tailored Solar Systems for Your Needs

At UV Power, we design site-specific solar systems based on your unique requirements. Our expert team determines the best configuration for your system, taking into account factors like your daily routine. For instance, if you leave home early in the morning and return mid-afternoon, we will prioritise placing the majority of the panels on the western roof to maximise self-consumption. In some cases, we may need to install panels on multiple roof surfaces, which may require additional time and materials. Please note that the pricing mentioned on our website is based on a standard tin roof with a meter box that complies with current regulations. To provide you with accurate pricing tailored to your home's needs, our consultants will discuss your requirements in detail.

 

Upgrading Your Meter Box

When installing solar, a new Bi-Directional meter is required to measure both imports and exports to the grid. According to Energex/Ergon metering rules, the motherboard must be ready for the new meter and comply with the latest standards. Most new homes are already compliant, while homes built between 1985 and 2000 may require minor upgrades. Older homes built before the 1980s will likely need more extensive upgrades. The cost of these upgrades will vary depending on the scope of work required. To determine the correct price, we may request a photo of your motherboard.

 

Get ready to make the switch to solar

At UV Power, we are committed to providing you with cost-effective and efficient solar solutions. Contact us today to discuss your energy needs and find out how we can help you make the switch to solar power.

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