In the past you could easily spend more than $20,000 on buying and installing panels and a battery. But solarZero removes the upfront costs of the hardware and installation, plus ongoing maintenance costs. And it means that you save money on power right from the start. “We estimate an average household would save $300 a year, so when you look at the savings of the 20-year contract period, that’s a lot of money,” says Williams.
Solar panels work best when it’s sunny, and if the panels are generating more power than your home needs, that surplus is stored in the battery. Some power is generated even when it’s cloudy. You are able to use this surplus power after the sun has gone down and with solarZero, you can also access the grid for extra energy needs.
As solarZero panels are mounted just a few centimetres above your roof and on the same angle, they blend in really well. In some instances they can’t be noticed at all.
As solar panels don’t have moving parts they require little maintenance. But any that is needed is covered by the regular fee paid for the solarZero system.
As solar power doesn’t create emissions, it’s estimated that by powering your home this way you’ll prevent about 15 tonnes of CO2 entering the atmosphere over the next 20 years. That’s equivalent to the carbon savings of about 40 trees.