Residential solar panel installation

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Solar Panel Installation

ProSolar provides residential solar panel installation and maintenance services for all types of solar systems including grid-connected, off-grid and hybrid systems. We service homes across the north coast of the Northern Rivers region and beyond, as far as the south end of the Gold Coast. 

As a Clean Energy Council Accredited Solar Designer and Installer our team members are fully licensed and qualified and carry a high-level of technical skills and knowledge, with decades of experience in solar and electrical. 

We work with only trusted brands and quality parts and equipment, ensuring your new solar system will be installed correctly and safely and in compliance with Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000:2018. 

We proudly provide a 10-year workmanship warranty on all solar and battery system installations and a Certificate Compliance Electrical Work (CCEW) is provided on completion of every job. 

ProSolar is an Australian-owned, local, family-operated business. We’re passionate about looking after our community with personalised, dependable customer experience. Call our friendly team today on (02) 7912 0760 to book your solar panel installation, arrange a quote or for some expert advice on all things solar!  

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Solar panel installation services

ProSolar is your local expert in solar panel installation including solar system design, all installation components, solar maintenance and solar panel repairs. We service all types of homes including small and large houses, units, granny flats, townhouses and apartment buildings. 

  • Solar panel installation
  • Solar battery installation
  • Solar repairs
  • Solar maintenance
  • Solar upgrades
  • Solar system design services

We believe in quality and delivering high-performing solar systems that last. That’s why we use only trusted suppliers and brands with well-designed and built solar panels, batteries and inverters that have a proven track record for reliability, durability, and performance. That goes for all your appliances, parts and accessories too. 

8.58kW ProSolar home solar system installation
8.58kW home solar system installation by ProSolar Australia

Residential solar panel installation

Our team instals small-scale, medium and larger 3-phase solar systems for homes of all sizes and power needs.

Grid-connected solar

Access to both solar power and grid-generated power. Utilise free solar power during the day as it is generated and feed the excess into the grid. At night when there is no sun, revert to using grid-generated power. Time your power usage to daytime where possible to maximise your savings. The main components are the solar panels and an inverter unit. A good option for homes that use the majority of their power during the day.

Hybrid solar

This is a grid-connected system (see above), with added battery storage. Instead of feeding excess solar power to the grid, store your unused excess solar and use it at night. Fully power your home at night with your solar battery and have backup power when the power goes out. Maximise savings by using your stored solar at peak times when there are high tariffs. Main components are the solar panels, inverter and solar battery. Multiple solar batteries can be installed. 

Off-grid solar

A hybrid solar-system (see above), without connection to grid-generated power. Enjoy complete independence from the grid. Great for homes in remote locations distanced from mains power and for a self-sufficient off-grid lifestyle. Main components are solar panels, an inverter and solar battery (or batteries). Sometimes installed with a backup generator.

We also do commercial solar! Solar panel installation is a great way for commercial businesses and industrial operators (especially those that operate at night) to reduce their electricity costs. Call our team today for your next small or large-scale commercial solar panel installation project.

Benefits of solar panel installation

Enjoy the many benefits of solar panel installation at your home!

  • Reduce your power bills: Monitor your solar generation and time your usage patterns to maximise savings. 
  • Go green: Solar is clean, renewable energy. Do it to reduce your footprint and do it for the environment. 
  • Independence from the grid: Power your home during blackouts. Reduce your grid-power usage during peak times (high tariffs).
  • Save money: Drastically lowered bills and bill credits (feed-in tariffs) from your power company.
  • Increase your property value: Homes with solar systems are attractive to potential buyers!

So how do solar panels work? Solar panels contain photovoltaic cells (PV cells), which generate DC power from sunlight and convert it to AC power (household power) via an inverter. PV cells can generate DC power from direct, indirect and reflected sunlight. Who doesn’t want free power?!

Solar panel installation with online monitoring

We will help you set up online monitoring so you can get the most out of your new solar system and lower your bills even further. Monitor the power-generation of your solar panels live throughout the day via your smartphone, adjust and stage your consumption and fine-tune your usage patterns to use your free solar power when it’s most available. Alternate between solar and grid-generated power during on/off-peak times so you are using grid-power when it’s cheapest and take advantage of feed-in tariffs (electricity bill credits) when they are highest! Note, the availability of online monitoring is system setup and model dependent.

Solar panel installation at your home

As experienced, qualified and accredited solar installers, there are many factors that we take into account when designing your solar panel installation that impact the overall efficiency, performance and longevity of your solar system. 

  • Size and amount of solar panels
  • The path/direction of the sun
  • Surrounding trees/shade/obstacles 
  • Positioning and angles (tilting) of the solar panels

Your system will be customised and installed based on an inspection of your premises undertaken by our technicians (including the home exterior, surrounding environment and your switchboard). We will also chat with you to gain perspective on your power usage (how much you use and when you use it) so we can design the best performing system for your needs and lifestyle. 

How are solar panels installed?

We will most likely install your solar panels on the roof of your home, however in some circumstances (depending on your home) we may install them on a wall or on the ground (frame-mounted). A solar system of 15-18 solar panels is usual for a typical solar panel installation. How long does solar panel installation take you ask? Solar system installation for an average-sized family home can usually be completed in around a day.

Solar battery installation

There are a variety of solar battery types on the market including lead-acid solar batteries and the newer (and most popular) lithium-ion batteries (such as the Tesla Powerwall). Other newer technologies include sodium nickel chloride solar batteries and ‘flow’ solar batteries (zinc-bromide). Some battery types can be less bulky (newer technologies) and there are varying user features, environmental and safety benefits. 

If you are going with a hybrid or off-grid solar system, ProSolar will help you select the best solar battery for you (based on your power needs and budget) and determine the best location for mounting (usually on an exterior wall or inside your garage). We can also upgrade existing solar systems to incorporate a solar battery (or multiple solar batteries). Talk to our experts today.

Solar maintenance and repairs

Preserve your solar investment and keep it performing at its best by having it maintained and repaired by a Clean Energy Council Accredited Designer and Installer. At ProSolar, we repair and service all new and existing solar systems.

  • Solar panel repairs and replacement
  • Solar system testing for performance/efficiency
  • Specialist solar panel cleaning
  • Safety and compliance inspections
  • Troubleshooting errors

Solar systems are generally low maintenance, however some components do deteriorate over time due to environmental conditions (the weather, dirt and debris) and wear and tear. Your solar system should be inspected and tested by and expert annually. 

ProSolar is your solar panel installation specialist

As a qualified, licensed contractor, we understand the current electrical and safety regulations, compliance rules and environmental requirements applicable to design and install solar systems correctly and safely.

  • NSW Contractor Licence 354414C (A-Grade electrician)
  • Certificate Compliance Electrical Work (CCEW) provided
  • Compliant with Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000:2018
  • New Energy Tech Approved Seller
  • Clean Energy Council Accredited Designer and Installer
  • Soltaro Approved Retailer and Installer
  • 10-year workmanship warranty on all solar and battery systems
  • SolarQuotes Silver-Rated Supplier
  • Public Liability Insurance

All installations by ProSolar are compliant with Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations. ProSolar is fully insured and a Certificate Compliance Electrical Work (CCEW) is provided for every job.

Service area for solar panel installation

Searching for ‘solar panel installers near me’? Our team covers the north coast of the Northern Rivers region and beyond… as far as the south end of the Gold Coast!

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Looking after locals with quality solar panel installation

ProSolar is an Australian-owned and operated business and our team has decades of experience and technical expertise in solar and electrical. We’re passionate about taking care of locals and love being involved with the community. It’s our priority to support clients from start to finish with a personalised customer experience and a friendly, reliable and efficient service.

Other services

As licensed, qualified electricians we also provide general electrical services for homes and businesses.

  • Switchboard upgrades
  • Wiring and rewiring
  • EV charger installation
  • Lighting installation
  • Powerpoint installation
  • Heat pump hot water installation

We’re flexible! Let us know if you would like to combine your solar panel installation with one of our general electrical services.

Call us now

We’re passionate about everything solar! Contact ProSolar today on (02) 7912 0760 to organise a quote, book your installation or for some friendly solar advice from a local expert. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Your questions answered here – by our solar experts!

Solar panel installation cost

The cost for solar panel installation depends on the type, size and design of the system to be installed. It also depends on the physical and environmental characteristics of the installation location and the degree of associated electrical work which may be required (such as minor switchboard upgrades or rewiring if needed).

Contact ProSolar today on (02) 7912 0760 to organise a detailed quotation with one of our experienced technicians for a solar system that best suits your home, power needs and budget. Let’s chat now!

Installing solar panels on roof

In most cases, the best location for solar panel installation is on the roof. They can be installed on a variety of roof types, including tiled and corrugated roofs.

Can you connect my EV charger to my solar? 

Yes we can! We also do EV charger installation, so we can source and supply your new EV charger and install it at the same time as your solar panel installation so you can safely charge your EV for free with solar! There are many EV chargers that are designed specifically to be integrated into home solar systems. We can also incorporate an EV charger installation into your existing solar system. 

Chat with our team about a solar EV charger integration today.

Can I use solar power at night?

Your solar system will not provide your home with power at night without a solar battery installation. A solar battery enables your solar system to store unused excess solar power generated during the day, and makes it available for use at night. 

Do I need a permit for solar panel installation?

A Council permit may be required prior to your solar panel installation if there are easements present or items of historical significance (such as trees) that may be potentially impacted by your installation. Our team will provide advice and guidance if this is a requirement of your solar panel installation.

Do solar panels still work in bad weather?

Solar panels are of course, most efficient in direct sun, however, they will still generate power (just less of it) when shaded and in bad weather.

What Australian Standards apply for solar panel installation?

ProSolar will install, upgrade, repair and maintain your solar system in compliance with the Australian Standards in place for solar system and solar battery installation (AS 4509, AS/NZS 5033 and AS/NZS 5139:2019)

Trust ProSolar

48 reviews on
Justina Edwards
Justina Edwards
The team were incredibly helpful and quick to respond with any queries. They made what seemed like a daunting process very smooth and easy! We are so happy we picked ProSolar with our solar panel installation.
Luke Atkinson
Luke Atkinson
ProSolar were professional and efficient throughout from quotes to complete installation. I would highly recommend them.
Andrew “Datfish” Smith
Andrew “Datfish” Smith
Early days but I have to say the service from Pro Solar on the supply and installation of a 10.56 KW system for my new build has been very good indeed. Prompt, Professional and Personable . Very happy ! to get the house completed! ;)
Greg Cooke
Greg Cooke
A great experience! Knowledgeable and friendly. Competitive. Installation team were a great group of blokes. Hey explained the ins and outs of the system in operation and since then the system has performed flawlessly. Highly recommended!
Louise Carmichael
Louise Carmichael
Pro solar have been a very easy and supportive company to work with. Highly recommended.
Kim Ward
Kim Ward
These people were awesome! Friendly, Efficient, on time and nothing was to much trouble. Big thank you and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone especially family and friends! Well done and thanks. Kim and John
Giovanni Cordeiro
Giovanni Cordeiro
ProSolar have been a very easy and accommodating company to work with, right from the sales to the installation and after sales service. Their quote and advice was fair, according to our needs and without any up-selling. Friendly and easy to communicate with, it made them a lot easier to trust. Everything happened quickly once we accepted their quote – there was no mucking around with timings and we were really impressed with how smoothly things went. They also made sure you didn’t feel abandoned once the system was installed. We had a minor software glitch (that didn’t affect production or feed in) with the inverter and they worked hard at getting it resolved remotely with the manufacturer. You can feel confident and comfortable that they will do the right thing by their clients.
Kate Moloney
Kate Moloney
Scott Duncan
Scott Duncan
Great team and friendly service!
Alison Apps
Alison Apps
So happy with my new solar system. Just got my first electricity bill $34.58 compared to the $571 pre solar. Highly recommend this very professional friendly local company. Thank you ProSolar

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