Solar Inverters

Solar inverter converts the DC (Direct Current) power from your panels into AC (alternating current) which is used in your home and on the grid.

Where does the power come from?

The power produced by the solar panels on the roof is firstly used by your home. If you have your battery installed, the excess power after home use will go to charge your battery, the extra power after the battery is fully charged will go the grid.

How is my bills reduced?

The price of your electricity paid by your electricity retailer to you is called feed in tariff. Some electricity retailers still offer a generous feed-in tariff of 45cents if you join the Virtural Power Plant (VPP) scheme. In this case, if you use more power during night and have lots of power sent into the grid, our solar expert might suggest that it’s time to invest in a solar battery system which can be easily add onto your old or new solar power system.

Considerations for choosing the right solar inverters

Is your home shaded or do you want to include a battery in your system?

If you have shaded home, you might consider to use micro inverters or optimisers. If you want to include a battery, you will have to use a compatible inverter, which will work with your battery.

  • Since inverter is the most vulnerable device of your solar system, it will be wise to choose solar inverters with longer warranty. Most inverters we use have a warranty between 5 and 10 years.

  • Battery inverters and backup: if you wish to be protected from blackouts, you must choose the right inverter which can offer the function of backup. But most batteries will not back up your whole house, only essentials like lighting and fridge.

  • Online monitoring: modern inverters have the function screen to show the working status on the unit itself. Also you will be able to download an app on your mobile or tablet to monitor the performance of your solar system anywhere and anytime.