With electricity prices set to jump and keep on rising over the next few years, households in Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville and throughout Queensland are looking to reduce or even eliminate their power bills with solar energy.
The Federal Government provides a subsidy on the cost a solar array via the Renewable Energy Target program; which is based on the electricity generated by a system. This subsidy is included as a point of sale discount when you purchase a system from Energy Matters and is also included when you use our online quoting tool.
With the Renewable Energy Target now under review; the level of support in the future is uncertain - go solar now and be assured of receiving the current generous subsidy level!
You will be paid 16 cents per kilowatt hour for any excess solar energy you produce that can be fed back into the grid. This will be made up of 8 cents per kW hour contributed by Queensland's electricity distributors and electricity retailers also generally contribute an additional 6 - 8c per kilowatt hour. The Solar Bonus Scheme is limited to 5kW capacity and one system per premises.
Please note: Energex customers will discontinue receiving the distributor contribution of 8c per kilowatt hour from July 1.
The Energy Matters Australian Solar Index estimates impressive internal rates of return on a solar power investment in Queensland; for example:
Townsville - 21.8%
Gladstone - 21.0%
Brisbane - 20.2%
Mackay - 20.2%
Cairns - 20.1%
Bundaberg - 19.2%
Electricity prices in Brisbane skyrocketed by 68% between June 2007 and June 2012. Between July 2012 and the end of June 2013; a further 16% increase occurred. Queenslanders now face additional price hikes of up to 22%.
Queensland still has very attractive feed in tariffs. Couple this with Energy Matters’ lowest ever prices on world-leading brands and NOW is the best time to install solar and reap the benefits of a substantially reduced electricity bill.
With the right solar panel solution you can not only meet your own electricity needs, when coupled with the 16c per kilowatt hour for any surplus electricity you generate you can actually eliminate your power bill thanks to solar energy
Electricity prices will keep on rising over the next few years, an entry-level 1.5kW system on a north facing roof could save you hundreds of dollars a year and a 5kW system; thousands.
Energy Matters Queensland has a long and proud history of solar-powering Australia’s Sunshine State; a history that has seen many competitors fall by the wayside. Our thorough understanding of government policy and rebates ensures we only offer systems that best suit your needs under current state legislation.
Furthermore, the industry benchmark solar panel mounting system, SunLock, is designed by Energy Matters and manufactured right here in Australia to handle the toughest cyclones Queensland can deliver. All other system components such as panels and inverters are sourced from the world’s most reputable suppliers.
And when it comes to the people we choose to work with, all installers of Energy Matters’ systems are Clean Energy Council accredited; plus they’re all locally based. On top of this, Energy Matters performs its own additional quality checks and accreditation to ensure our installers meet our very high quality standards.
Our Brisbane team would love to hear from you - give them a call on 07 3889 8509 or 133 SUN to discuss your options or get an instant online quote.
Our QLD branch and warehouse is located at: Tenancy 2011AB of Building 2.01; Site DV-C, Boronia Rd North, Da Vinci Business Park, Brisbane Airport, QLD, 4009 - View Map directions
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*Calculation is based on a 1.5kW system feeding at least 25% of electricity produced into the grid and the day rate for electricity is 35 cents per kilowatt hour.