Solar Energy

How it works

Solar energy panels absorb the sun’s solar energy and via the inverter converting it into electrical energy that can be used throughout your home or office. Any excess energy is returned to the grid and gains a small payment, called the Feed in Tariff (FIT).

The solar panels on your roof generate the solar energy as Direct Current (DC) electricity, this DC current is then converted to Alternating Current (AC) via the inverter solution so it can be used throughout your house or business. Specific monitoring systems can also be added to measure energy usage, including how much energy is sent to the grid and other useful consumption information.


Components of a Solar Energy System


1. Solar Panels


2. Inverter


3. Mounting Frames


4. Cabling and Safety Switches

Solar Energy

How do the Components work together

Solar Panels collect the Sun’s Energy
Solar Panels commonly known as photovoltaic (PV) modules are made of special semi-conductors, which collect solar energy from the sun and generate direct current (DC) electricity, directly converting light into electricity.

Solar Inverters convert DC to AC
PV inverters transform the direct current (DC) collected by the panels into alternating current (AC) so it can readily be used in your home or returned to the energy grid. This process is known as “inversion” and is achieved via solid state switches that transform the DC to AC current.

What can the Solar Energy be used for?

Our homes are hubs of constant energy use, powering everything from the morning coffee brewed in the electric kettle to the evening movie watched on the flat screen. A complex yet essential network, residential energy flows through a variety of appliances, from refrigerators and washing machines to lighting systems and computers. Heating and cooling systems, including air conditioners and heat pumps, play a crucial role in maintaining comfortable temperatures, while invisible forces like ventilation fans ensure proper air quality. Even the standby power drawn by electronics waiting to be used contributes to the overall energy consumption of a modern home.

Understanding how energy is utilised within these walls empowers us to make informed choices about our appliances, habits, and even the construction of our dwellings, allowing us to create a more sustainable and cost-effective living environment.

We design Solar Power Systems in Perth

Solar 2020 help design your solar energy system based on your house design and roof space, we then professionally install the solar panels and inverter in the most optimal locations to get the widest reach of solar energy.

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