A solar system is comprised of multiple solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, an inverter, which converts the direct current (DC) into alternating current (AC), suitable for grid power, and a framing / mounting system to hold the PV panels in place. More recently, solar batteries have been introduced to the system, which enable you to store your solar power for use at a time when the sun is not shining. Perfect for the stormy summer seasons up here.
Replenishable Energy are Cairns’ trusted solar power products provider. We choose the best brands, to deliver superior performance and durability in our tough Tropical North Queensland conditions.
We provide free site inspections for all jobs, ensuring we are providing the right solar power products, to suit your needs and property. Call us today to arrange a free quote on 1300 682 773.
The solar panels are the most visible component of the solar system and are (usually) applied in a grid-like pattern, which can be mounted on your roof or even level ground surfaces (for rural applications). It’s the PV panels and cells which capture the sunlight and convert it into DC power. Manufactured by many different companies, each brand and type of PV panel offers consumers different levels of productivity and power production.
In so much as Castrol will tell you ‘oils ain’t oils’, the same is true of panels; that’s why some are more expensive than others. For example, LG solar panels are considerably more expensive to purchase than say Opal panels, but they do produce 14% more power, so in the long term, they provide significantly higher return on investment in regards to the power they are producing for your consumption (and/or sale back to the grid). Reliability is another factor; between 2012 – 2016 there were over 300,000 LG panels installed across Australia, only 3 needed to be replaced. Replenishable Energy are your authorised LG Solar experts in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland. Local knowledge, quality Cairns solar power products.
The number and type of solar panels you require, to create an effective solar system, various pending your energy consumption and location. Replenishable Energy are the solar PV specialists. We work with you to understand your power needs. We’ll prepare a solar solution, using superior products, to provide maximum return on investment and power generating capabilities. To help achieve these results, we specialise in over-sizing Residential systems, Commercial Grid-Connect and Energy Storage Off-Grid Solar PV Systems.
The new LG NeON™ 2 has seen many improvements, from longer warranties and higher efficiency to stronger frames and better wind loading. This panel is ideal for homes seeking a visually pleasing solar panel and for roofs where space is tight, or where future system expansions are considered e.g. to incorporate battery storage or electric car charging.
With their double-sided cells and CELLO technology, the LG NeON™ modules absorb light from the front and the back, providing more power per square meter. This technology sets a new standard for innovation and was recognised with the 2015 Photovoltaic Innovation Award at the Intersolar Industry Event in Germany.
The latest Mono X® 2 benefits from years of LG research. The fourth generation LG Mono X® 2 has seen many improvements that really matter, from longer warranties and higher efficiency to stronger framing and increased wind loading, which is always something to be considered up here in TNQ.
The LG Mono X® 2 will provide decades of clean, reliable energy. Choosing the high quality Mono X® 2 is an investment in superior standards of design, manufacture, back up support and warranties. The high quality is the result of our strong commitment to developing a module that delivers reliable, high output for decades.
Trina Honey. Available in 60-cell configurations with output ranges from 250-260W, the Trina Honey products maximize power production using limited space. Up to 159W/m2 power density. Highly reliable, thanks to stringent quality control.
Trinasmart. Trinasmart modules incorporate innovative power electronics from Tigo Energy, to achieve module-level diagnostics, maximise energy harvest through module level DC power optimization, and reduce arc, fire and safety hazards. Integration of the module optimizer into the junction-box enables patented Smart Curve technology, which allows up to 30% longer strings and significant balance-of-system (BOS).
OPAL Solar is a premium Tier 1 product on the basis of the local support, independent quality control, independent factory acceptance testing and technical support in Australia. OPAL Solar is locally supported through Solar Juice Pty Ltd, the leading supplier of PV products in the Australian market. As a majority owned entity of Nasdaq listed Solar Power Inc. (NASDAQ:SPI) with a market capitalisation of $1 Billion USD, you can be assured that it is a trusted brand that does not compromise on quality. The panels are produced by ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified production facilities. Back to back warranty agreements are in place to provide peace of mind.
The inverter is technologically the most important component in a solar power system: it converts the DC power generated in PV cells into AC suitable for the grid and use in your property. Breaking that down, if you didn’t have an inverter (could also be called a converter) then you would not be able to use the solar power generated from the panels in your house / property. In addition, it is an intelligent system manager, responsible for yield monitoring and grid management.
The Australian climate, particularly in Tropical North Queensland, is demanding on its solar equipment. It demands good quality products for maximum durability and reliability. At Replenishable Energy, we use only the best components available, to ensure maximum performance for years to come.
SMA Solar inverters are characterized by a particularly high efficiency of up to 99 %, which allows for increased electricity production. The multi award-winning product range covers solar inverters for roof systems, major solar projects and off-grid systems, enabling SMA to provide a technically optimized inverter solution for all size categories and system types. Its range of services is complemented by a worldwide service network.
More than just an inverter, the innovative X-Hybrid is an intelligent energy management system that stores surplus energy in batteries for later use. With a standard inverter, a typical solar powered property will use as little as 25% of the free energy it generates; exporting the rest to the grid. With X-Hybrid, ‘self-use’ can increase to in excess of 80% providing both financial and practical benefits to the customer.
Efficient, reliable, high power inverters form the heart of any PV system. In the development of PV inverters, Fronius has thought out new technologies, searched for innovative solutions, and found completely new answers. The result: Highly functional mains-connected inverters, which interact optimally with all solar modules.
By creating reliable, affordable and easy-to-use solar inverters for all kinds of PV systems, Zeversolar is revolutionizing access to solar power and bringing energy to everybody. To accomplish the revolution, Zeversolar combines the best of two worlds: Chinese efficiency and German quality standards.
The mounting system for your solar PV panels is another important component to consider. They attach the panels to your roof, using a combination of railings, frames and/or tiles and tin feet. Most are made of aluminum with stainless steel hardware. All should be installed by professionals, to avoid damage to your roof and provide / ensure a secure anchor for your solar panels. Replenishable Energy provide a 10 year warranty on their mounting system and installation.
The supplier listened to our requests and gave us a comprehensive explanation as to why he recommended the system he chose. The quote was provided promptly with all details clearly itemised. The contractors were professional and completed the work on the date booked. Although we have only had it installed for a few days the system is working exactly as we were told it would. I definitely would recommend this company.
Replenishable Energy provided a professional and efficient service and were very informative in their knowledge of the best system for our needs now and in the future. They also worked within our budget at this time but ensured we are able to add a battery in the future should we proceed with that option. Unlike other providers, they treated both of us with respect and honoured their quoted price. Every one with dealt with at Replenishable Energy were professional and courteous.
Rollo & staff at Replenishable Energy are an excellent group of people to deal with, and I would recommend them to anyone who is looking to install solar.
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