Will Solar Power Work For MeHalcol Energy2017-08-30T20:22:29+00:00
Will Solar Power Work For Me?
A question you often ask us is whether Solar Power will work for you?
The answer is that the majority of homes we come across are able to have Solar Power installed. So we’re confident that your home will be suitable for Solar too!
Of course every home and circumstance is different, which is why we provide a FREE Solar Consultation service to establish whether your home is suitable for solar. And of course what size system and system components can be installed depending on your requirement and budget.
Halcol Energy are experts in the supply and fit of premium quality Photovoltaic Solar Systems to homes throughout Queensland. Our mission is to provide you with a high tech Solar Power System solution to help you beat ever rising energy costs!
Electricity prices in all Australian states are continuing to rise and the increases show no sign of slowing! The future is promising even higher prices for carbon-based energy as we search for clean, renewable alternatives. So finding out free of charge whether your home is suitable for a Halcol Solar Power System is a no brainer!
Photovoltaic Solar Power works by converting daylight from the Sun into electricity. This electricity can then be used to power your homes electricity needs. It can also be used to export electricity back into the electricity grid when it’s not needed by your home. The best bit about this is that your Solar Power System is literally making you money.
Our commitment to you is
to provide top quality efficient Solar Photovaltic systems for Australia
to provide guaranteed premium quality workmanship, products and services
to be leaders in innovation and technology in the field of Photovaltics’
to deliver these goods and services at fair and reasonable costs
to make people aware of the environment and the benefits of solar
to make people conscious about energy savings
FREE SOLAR CONSULTATION
How Solar Power Works
Solar Power works by converting sunlight (daylight) from the sun into electricity. We install Solar Panels on your roof which generate Direct Current (DC) Electricity. This electricity is fed into the Inverter we install which convert the DC electricity from you Solar Panels in Alternating Current (AC) Electricity.
Your Electricity Retailer such as Energex, Ergon, AGL and Origin etc will install a bi-directional meter go connect you to the grid. This meter then reads and reports on both any incoming electricity you still require and the outgoing electricity you’ll export to the grid. Your power bills then take into account the lower amounts of electricity you’ll need from the grid (if any) due to your Solar Power System. And credit you for the electricity that you export back into the grid when your home does not need the electricity.
This happens automatically, so you won’t need to switch between the solar electricity generated by your system or electricity you may need from the grid. You won’t need to switch it on in the morning or off during the night either. The systems does this seamlessly so that you don’t have too, basically you won’t notice any changes to how your home or the appliances within your home function… just a significant reduction in your power bill!
The Solar Panels will more often that not be mounted on your homes roof. In partnership with the Sun Solar Panels are a reliable way of producing green renewable energy without any noise or air pollution affecting the environment. For Solar Panels to work efficiently they need to be placed where they have clear and unobstructed access to the sun rays. In Australia the sun is always in the Northern sky and the suns angle changes fro higher axis in the summer to a lower axis in the winter. Ideally we’d place your Solar panels on a North facing angled roof, but West facing roofs can also be used so we’ve got options for your home.
Solar PV Modules supplying DC Power
An inverter changing the solar DC power into 240V alternating current (AC) suitable for yourhousehold appliances and feeding into the grid.
Your home uses electricity firstly from the solar PV modules with additional demand supplied from the grid.
A meter measuring your electricity production and consumption.
Any excess is ‘exported’ to the electricity grid.
Flat roofs are great places to place you Solar Panels also known as Photovoltaic (PV) Modules as they can be mounted on a frame tilted to the optimal angle to catch the suns rays. The Solar Panels can also be placed on a pitched roof and Halcol have extensive experience on mounting on all roof types such as tin, tile and shingle roofs. If you roof is not suitable don’t worry as there’s still a possibility we can ground mount your PV Modules to power your home.
For optimal results from your Solar Panels they must have a clear path to the sun during daylight hours. Any line of sight obstructions between the sun and your Solar Panels such as trees and other buildings during daylight hours is know as shading. Shading may substantially reduce the amount of electricity that you system can produce so these are very important factors to consider from outset.
Your Solar Inverter will typically be places in your garage or another suitable spot. The type of Inverter used with your system is important dependent upon your requirement as for example if in future you want to add more panels to you system you’ll need an Inverter that can handle expanding your Solar Power System. Most Solar inverters will tell you information such as the amount of electricity your producing at that point in time, how much electricity you’ve produced during that day and the total of electricity you’ve produced since your Solar Power System has been in operation. Many premium quality Inverters now also feature Wireless Connectivity allowing you to access and monitor your Solar Power Systems performance online via your desktop, phone or tablet… so you can check how your systems performing wherever you can connect to the Internet.
Halcol are experts in the design, supply and Installation of premium quality Solar Power Systems. We’ll make Solar easy for you to understand and install. So yes Solar Energy will work for you as it does for so many people already in Australia. The majority of people we’ve installed a Solar Power System for see a significant reduction in the amount of electricity required from their utility company along with enjoying a significant reduction in their power bill. You too can beat the soaring price of electricity now by installing a Halcol Solar Energy System and make your home pay its own way in partnership with the sun!
After looking at a number of Solar Energy Company's to purchase Solar Panels, we went with Halco Energy on the Sunshine Coast.
- Had a problem with installation, wrongly wired
- Having fault issues with Sungrow Inverter
- Customer service not the greatest
Just letting you know!!!
What fantastic value and service...have used Halco Energy several times now to purchase solar panels. Each time they have been prompt and helpful to fulfill my house & families requirements. Found the staff extremely easy to deal with. Thanks Andy, Sam and Alex appreciate everything you have done.
We have just had installed our second Halcol Solar System to our second house we have just purchased and are very happy with it. The crew that installed it were very professional and friendly. The staff at Halcol were very help full and Tony (our Rep) was very easy to work with. He was very patient with me. The system that we fitted has wifi capability. It can be monitored with your mobile phone, tablet or computer. Halcol can also monitor your progress. I would highly recommend Halcol if you are in the market for a solar system. We checked out the opposition with all there cheaper deals but found the quality of the Halcol product and service rose above all the others. Pete Jones Minyama
I've known Halcol Energy for close on 6 years and have always found them to be professional.
Stability in business has proved to be difficult so it's comforting to know that Halcol has grown and is still growing.
I would recommend them to anyone who wants to install a quality system backed by a quality business.
Doug from Buderim.
Highly recommend using Halcol Energy, they were professional and so efficient. From the first telephone call to the finished installation, we had no problems and would definitely tell everyone to use them. And a local company too.
Have only had our 5kw/18 panel system up for less than a week so can't comment other than to say it's certainly working well and pumping out the energy. Still waiting for Energex to do their bit so we can start getting the credits but to be honest our main concern is using the power ourselves. Have found Halcol very friendly and efficient to deal with from the salesman, Tony, through to Tim & Alex who did the install. Happy to recommend them.
Halcol have been most accommodating as the solar was being put into a currently rented house that was also have the roof repainted. They fitted in with the painters and tenants. Really appreciated. The price was very competitive and the staff always pleasant.
I had a 5kw system installed by Halcol over 18months ago. I was really impressed by the salesman who was informative and answered all my many questions. Installation was prompt and efficient. Click Energy was recommended for power provider I thought I'd wait and see if all was as good as expected
My solar power has been even better than promised. I have not had a power bill since installation. I use the aircon daily in summer and heating nightly in winter.
I took me a few years to decide to get solar. I wanted to see who were the 'stayers' after the first rush! I'd recommend people do it NOW. Crazy not to. An under $5k outlay for no more power bills is well worth it
Initial purchase and installation tops, however we required panels removed and replaced to facilitate roof repairs and repainting two years later. Not good, won't go into details here, suffice to say disorganised, non-competitive in price and lacking adequate on-site safety and customer considerations. Had to complain and then still experienced what seemed to be a lack of coordination in service activities. Hoping no one else has to go through similar.
Halcol have installed new lights and a large and efficient solar power system. Throughout, all team members have been polite, punctual and professional. I recommend them wholeheartedly for any electrical work.
The guys who installed our system did a great job .we had a difficult installation but nothing was to much trouble . Very neat job as well wouldn't go to anyone else! Happy to discuss our installation 10/10
Our daughter referred us to Halco. Tony looked after us & we found him to be very knowledgeable and honest about what we should expect. We were very impressed with the whole experience from beginning to end. Thank you again
Extremely professional company to deal with from the Sales rep to the installers to the lovely Lisa in the office. We checked their reviews, then did a comparison with 2 other quotes and chose Halcol as it was the best fit and the best quote for us. Install booked for 7.30 they arrived at 7.29 and were done by 1pm. Quick and efficient without any broken tiles which all 3 companies had advised can happen. They then explained the inverter in full detail and we couldn't be happier with the whole experience.
Del and Reg Nevins
I was always very enthusiastic about this mob (local business; I support that), but my experience with a warranty replacement and the telephone manners of one of Halcol's staff has left a bad taste in my mouth...... I don't wish to be spoken to like I am stupid. Five stars initially; down to three. Hopefully back to five if this issue gets sorted.
We have just had airconditioning installed by Halcol and are very happy with the service, the products installed and the efficiency of the workers. They were prompt, well mannered and explained the process clearly. It was a difficult job, owing to the design of the house and the extreme heat on the day but they did not complain and were very courteous. We also previously had solar panels installed by Halcol and have been very happy with them.