Solar Rebates in Perth

By Ian Milne

Solar energy has gained more popularity and more folk are using this alternative source of power partly or fully. The benefits of using solar electricity are countless as you will make savings on your energy bills, you'll reduce your carbon emissions footprint as the amount of energy that you use will significantly decrease and you'll find that solar energy is cleaner energy as it does not produce any contaminants.

Because the installation costs of solar energy system can be prohibitory and also for increased inducement to make use of this cleaner form of energy, there is a system of solar rebates in Perth available.

When you install a solar system in your home then you qualify for solar rebates in Perth using Green Energy Certificates (RECs). This is worked out using a lot of factors such as the size of your solar system and the amount of energy it produces, the situation of your house and REC price that you the owner of the house and the solar system installer will agree on. One REC unit is equal to 1 hour of electricity megawatt power. The more solar energy that you can generate using your solar system the more the savings you are able to get.

You must also realize that REC prices change just like the stock markets. To get the most out of your REC units, you can hold on to them when the costs are low then sell when they're higher.

To avoid all this altogether, you can take the standard discount from your solar system installer so you aren't influenced by varying prices. You may also trade your RECs on the stock market. The best way to benefit from solar rebates is to considerably scale back your electricity use.

This is easy in Perth as the weather is generally bright.

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