Yes, although it will depend on how much and how often your roof is shaded. We can install solar optimisers to reduce shade loss, or create another tailor-made solution to maximise your system’s performance.
We complete most of our residential installations in one day, unless we are interrupted by bad weather. Commercial systems generally take longer, depending on the system size.
A high-quality solar system from KIK Electrics will typically last 20 to 25 years, and the solar panels themselves can work efficiently for up to 40 years.
Yes, speak with one of our solar experts for more information about your finance options.
A VPP allows homes with solar and batteries to create a virtual network that generates and shares renewable energy. A VPP can include hundreds or even thousands of homes, helping participants save money, reduce carbon emissions, and improve grid reliability. If you’d like to find out more about joining a Victorian VPP, contact our friendly solar experts.
Yes, some battery systems can provide backup power if the grid goes down. Contact our home battery experts for more information.
Installing a battery can be a terrific way to maximise your solar system’s financial and environmental benefits, especially if you use most of your electricity in the evenings. Batteries can also protect you from rising power costs and reduce your reliance on the grid.
Our tier-1 solar panels have product and performance warranties of up to 25 years. Our solar inverter warranties range from 5 to 15 years, and our solar battery systems have warranties of 10 to 15 years. In addition, w e offer a 10-year installation warranty on all of our framing and electrical work.
Yes, there are state and federal rebates that can save you thousands off of your system cost. You automatically receive a federal “STC” rebate, which can be between $1,500 and $4,000, depending on your system size. In addition, you can receive a state rebate of up to $1,400 through the Victorian Solar Homes Program. These rebates are only available if you purchase your system from a Clean Energy Council-certified solar installer such as KIK Electrics.
Your savings will vary depending on your system size, the pitch and direction of your roof, and your electricity use. As a guide, systems in the 4kW to 10kW range can save you between $1,000 and $3,000 in annual power costs , with a system payback as fast as three years. Contact our solar experts for a free solar quote and savings estimate.
As every home is unique, we can customise a solar system to your specific roof space, electricity consumption, and budget. As a guide, most Victorian homes install systems between 4kW and 10kW, which is around 12 to 30 solar panels.