If you live in Perth, there is no better time to go solar than today. There are plenty of benefits, including:

Perth is one of the sunniest cities in Australia.

Perth enjoys approximately 265 sunny days throughout the year (plus a number of partly sunny days). Even during winter, the city rarely has a temperature that reaches below 10 degrees. Solar panels can stay busy 70% of the year.

Power bills are getting more expensive.

Since 2009, electricity costs have been steadily increasing in Western Australia. This year will not be an exception to the trend. Electricity tariffs started rising in 2017, prompting homes and businesses to pay 7% more on every billing cycle. Installing solar panels will help lower, if not eliminate, these regular expenses.

Rebates and the power buyback is available.

Purchasing solar panels earns you rebates known as Small Technology Certificates (STCs). They can assist towards the cost of your system. The value depends on the market, so they can rise and fall anytime.

STCs are quite difficult to understand for the consumer. It is why people turn to Easy Solar to take care of the rebate aspect of the sale.

One more reason why you should turn to solar is the Renewable Energy Buyback Scheme. It pays residents or business owners for the units of electricity that the solar system produces that remain unused.

Electricity retailers (Synergy for Perth and Western Australia) purchase the energy you generated, which even gives you an opportunity to earn.

Solar Panels and Their Performance

Two types of modules exist; crystalline and thin-film. Many opt for crystalline because the modules have a higher efficiency rating than the other type. Crystalline, which can either be poly or monocrystalline, are suited for rooftop installations.

The efficiency rating, which is expressed as a percentage, refers to the ability of the solar panels to convert sunlight to electric power. If you have two types of panels, the one with the higher rating will produce more electricity than the other.

Many consumers, as well as the professionals in the solar industry, view panel efficiency as the most significant criteria in determining the quality of the product. It is indeed important, but it is not the only thing to consider. Here at Easy Solar, you never have to worry about the performance and efficiency of the panels, as we only sell products that are of the highest standard.

There are several choices available for solar panels. Easy Solar offers Tier-1 solar panels only. Bloomberg New Energy Finance Corporation reveals the list every year. The brands may change in ranking but the top 5 to 10 usually remain the same.

We have chosen to provide only the very best for our customers. The list of Tier 1 panels may differ every year but it is based on the following criteria:

  • The credibility, bankability, and longevity of the company
  • Worldwide sales
  • Production capacity
  • Quality of products
  • With a fully integrated manufacturing plant
  • Substantial assets and turnover

What Are Tier 1 Panels?

The Clean Energy Council created stringent stipulations to ensure that only those companies with the best panels will be approved by authorities and experts. Panels were then rated tier 1 to tier 3, with tier 1 being the highest. Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) presents a list of the top panels, consisting of about 22 panels, every quarter of the year.

To get on the list of tier 1 solar panels, a manufacturer needs to show evidence they:

  • Are investing in research and development
  • Have a stable and excellent financial standing
  • Have a reputable history and proven longevity, with at least five years of existence in the industry
  • High worldwide sales
  • Have minimal human contact during the manufacturing process
  • Have full control of the resources they utilise in producing their panels
  • Consider environmental sustainability when designing their products
Solar panels

Our Top Picks

Risen Energy:
Founded in 1986, Risen Energy has a long history of producing top quality products for the global market. Their panels come with a 12-year warranty on parts and industry-leading performance.

ET Solar
ET Solar have been operating for more than a decade. They offer longer warranties than most other companies; with a 25 year performance warranty and 10 year product warranty on all panels.

If you do not know which brand and product to go for, Easy Solar has a sliding scale that lets you choose based on your budget.

Longi Solar 415W

ET Solar 275W

Longi Solar- LR5-54HPH 405-425M-V16

Efficiency Rating: 21.8%

Output: 415w

Warranty 25 years:

  • 25 Year Linear Performance Warranty

Available in:


6.6kW Package 1

Yingli Solar 415W

ET Solar 275W

Yingli Solar – YLM-J 108 Cell (M10)

Efficiency Rating: 21.3%

Output: 415w

Warranty 25 years: .

  • 25 Year Linear Performance Warranty

Available in:


6.6kW Package 1

Trina Solar 415W

ET Solar 275W

Trina Solar – Vertex-S+ Dual Glass Mono

Efficiency Rating: 21.9%

Output: 415w

Warranty 25 years: .

  • 25 Year Linear Performance Warranty

Available in:


6.6kW Package 1

JInko Solar 415W

ET Solar 275W

Jinko Solar – Tiger Pro 54HC 395-415 Watt

Efficiency Rating: 21.25%

Output: 415w

Warranty 25 years: .

  • 25 Year Linear Performance Warranty

Available in:


6.6kW Package 1

Pricing Table

Why Choose Easy Solar for Your Home or Business in Perth

Easy Solar is committed to ensuring the highest standard of customer service for our clients. Our goal is to gain repeat clients and referrals from them. With a combined experience of 30+ years, we know which products are the best for you. We not only have excellent products, but we provide industry-leading customer service as well.

Unlike other Western Australian businesses, we provide ongoing service in case of problems with the installation or the products themselves. While sales are important, we focus more on the satisfaction of our customers.

If a problem occurs, you only have to call Easy Solar on 1300 646 419 for a solution. We can tend to the issue even if you did not purchase it from us.

The most common type of solar system configuration is one that’s grid-connected. In this setup, you will need solar panels and an inverter. You can add a battery to store unused electricity later. If you use a meter with a spinning disc, you will have to replace it with a new bi-directional meter first.

Aside from these components, you may be required to get approval depending on your property. If it is in a heritage-listed building, you should get council approval first. The same goes for strata-titled complexes.

Ideally, you should have a north-facing roof to get the maximum solar production. However, solar panels today utilise better technology, allowing installers to select the best design. East and west are excellent alternatives to a north configuration. Due to Australia’s geographical location, south panels do not receive good sun exposure. That’s why this direction is not advisable.

As for roof pitch, it should generally be from 10 to 35 degrees. Most cities do well with a 30 degrees pitch. If you have a flat roof, you can purchase tilt frames to improve the angle; otherwise, you will need to clean the panels regularly.

The number of panels suitable for your home will depend mainly on how much energy you use. Your location also influences the size of your system.

For grid-connected solar systems, you are required to have at least a 1.5-kilowatt system. With this size, it is estimated to cover 16 to 25 per cent power requirements of a medium-sized household. To increase your savings, you should opt for a big system, but it also means significant upfront costs.

If you cannot afford a bigger system than the entry point (1.5kW), you can simply meet that minimum requirement. Later on, you can purchase more panels to increase the capacity of your system. It works for many homes with larger energy consumption compared to the time of installation.

However, inverters have capacity limitations. You have to purchase a bigger inverter if you plan to add more panels.

An alternative is to purchase a larger inverter during the initial installation of your system. That way, you can focus on buying panels when your energy requirements change.

Solar panels can either be mono or polycrystalline. There is not much difference between them, but polycrystalline has more wattage. It also does not need as much energy as monocrystalline. However, you should also be aware that monocrystalline is considered more efficient.

Another option is a thin film panel, which is known for being quite large. It means it can gather a lot of solar power that you can utilise later. Be aware, though, that a bigger panel requires more space. It can put a restriction on the number of panels you can add later.

A tier-1 solar panel has better materials and build quality. A tier-1 solar panel is manufactured by a trusted company, ensuring superior performance compared to its counterparts.

You can also get peace of mind with the product because of the longer warranty. Usually, tier-1 panels offer at least a 25-year performance warranty.

Meanwhile, the warranty on the product itself is typically longer in duration. It guarantees that the panel is well-made with robust materials and should be efficient until the end of the warranty period. If the panel fails while still in warranty, labour and replacement costs may be covered.

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    If you live in Perth, there is no better time to go solar than today. There are plenty of benefits, including:

    Perth is one of the sunniest cities in Australia.

    Perth enjoys approximately 265 sunny days throughout the year (plus a number of partly sunny days). Even during winter, the city rarely has a temperature that reaches below 10 degrees. Solar panels can stay busy 70% of the year.

    Power bills are getting more expensive.

    Rebates and the power buyback is available.

    Solar Panels and Their Performance

    Two types of modules exist; crystalline and thin-film. Many opt for crystalline because the modules have a higher efficiency rating than the other type. Crystalline, which can either be poly or monocrystalline, are suited for rooftop installations.

    The efficiency rating, which is expressed as a percentage, refers to the ability of the solar panels to convert sunlight to electric power. If you have two types of panels, the one with the higher rating will produce more electricity than the other.

    Many consumers, as well as the professionals in the solar industry, view panel efficiency as the most significant criteria in determining the quality of the product. It is indeed important, but it is not the only thing to consider. Here at Easy Solar, you never have to worry about the performance and efficiency of the panels, as we only sell products that are of the highest standard.
    How to Clean Solar Panels
    There are several choices available for solar panels. Easy Solar offers Tier-1 solar panels only. Bloomberg New Energy Finance Corporation reveals the list every year. The brands may change in ranking but the top 5 to 10 usually remain the same.

    We have chosen to provide only the very best for our customers. The list of Tier 1 panels may differ every year but it is based on the following criteria:

    What Are Tier 1 Panels?

    The Clean Energy Council created stringent stipulations to ensure that only those companies with the best panels will be approved by authorities and experts. Panels were then rated tier 1 to tier 3, with tier 1 being the highest. Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) presents a list of the top panels, consisting of about 22 panels, every quarter of the year.
    To get on the list of tier 1 solar panels, a manufacturer needs to show evidence they:

    01

    Are investing in research and development

    02

    Have a stable and excellent financial standing

    03

    Have a reputable history and proven longevity, with at least five years of existence in the industry

    04

    High worldwide sales

    05

    Have minimal human contact during the manufacturing process

    06

    Have full control of the resources they utilise in producing their panels

    07

    Consider environmental sustainability when designing their products

    Our Top Picks

    Founded in 1986, Risen Energy has a long history of producing top quality products for the global market. Their panels come with a 12-year warranty on parts and industry-leading performance.
    ET Solar have been operating for more than a decade. They offer longer warranties than most other companies; with a 25 year performance warranty and 10 year product warranty on all panels.
    If you do not know which brand and product to go for, Easy Solar has a sliding scale that lets you choose based on your budget.

    Longi Solar 415W

    Yingli Solar 415W

    Trina Solar 415W

    JInko Solar 415W

    Why Choose Easy Solar for Your Home or Business in Perth

    Easy Solar is committed to ensuring the highest standard of customer service for our clients. Our goal is to gain repeat clients and referrals from them. With a combined experience of 30+ years, we know which products are the best for you. We not only have excellent products, but we provide industry-leading customer service as well.

    Unlike other Western Australian businesses, we provide ongoing service in case of problems with the installation or the products themselves. While sales are important, we focus more on the satisfaction of our customers.

    If a problem occurs, you only have to call Easy Solar on 1300 646 419 for a solution. We can tend to the issue even if you did not purchase it from us.

    What Are the Requirements for a Solar System Installation?
    The most common type of solar system configuration is one that’s grid-connected. In this setup, you will need solar panels and an inverter. You can add a battery to store unused electricity later. If you use a meter with a spinning disc, you will have to replace it with a new bi-directional meter first. Aside from these components, you may be required to get approval depending on your property. If it is in a heritage-listed building, you should get council approval first. The same goes for strata-titled complexes.
    If My Roof is Flat or Doesn’t Face North, Does That Mean I Can’t Use Solar?
    Ideally, you should have a north-facing roof to get the maximum solar production. However, solar panels today utilise better technology, allowing installers to select the best design. East and west are excellent alternatives to a north configuration. Due to Australia’s geographical location, south panels do not receive good sun exposure. That’s why this direction is not advisable. As for roof pitch, it should generally be from 10 to 35 degrees. Most cities do well with a 30 degrees pitch. If you have a flat roof, you can purchase tilt frames to improve the angle; otherwise, you will need to clean the panels regularly.
    How Many Solar Panels Should I Buy for My System?
    The number of panels suitable for your home will depend mainly on how much energy you use. Your location also influences the size of your system. For grid-connected solar systems, you are required to have at least a 1.5-kilowatt system. With this size, it is estimated to cover 16 to 25 per cent power requirements of a medium-sized household. To increase your savings, you should opt for a big system, but it also means significant upfront costs.
    Can I Buy a Few Panels Now and Just Add More Later?
    If you cannot afford a bigger system than the entry point (1.5kW), you can simply meet that minimum requirement. Later on, you can purchase more panels to increase the capacity of your system. It works for many homes with larger energy consumption compared to the time of installation. However, inverters have capacity limitations. You have to purchase a bigger inverter if you plan to add more panels. An alternative is to purchase a larger inverter during the initial installation of your system. That way, you can focus on buying panels when your energy requirements change.
    Which Type of Solar Panels is Best for My Home?
    Solar panels can either be mono or polycrystalline. There is not much difference between them, but polycrystalline has more wattage. It also does not need as much energy as monocrystalline. However, you should also be aware that monocrystalline is considered more efficient. Another option is a thin film panel, which is known for being quite large. It means it can gather a lot of solar power that you can utilise later. Be aware, though, that a bigger panel requires more space. It can put a restriction on the number of panels you can add later.
    What are Tier-1 Solar Panels, and Why Should I Pick Them?
    A tier-1 solar panel has better materials and build quality. A tier-1 solar panel is manufactured by a trusted company, ensuring superior performance compared to its counterparts. You can also get peace of mind with the product because of the longer warranty. Usually, tier-1 panels offer at least a 25-year performance warranty. Meanwhile, the warranty on the product itself is typically longer in duration. It guarantees that the panel is well-made with robust materials and should be efficient until the end of the warranty period. If the panel fails while still in warranty, labour and replacement costs may be covered.
    How Much is the Ideal Capacity of Solar Inverters for Homes?

    You will need to enlist the help of a solar system professional to determine the best size for your home. But the general idea is to ensure the inverter is suitable for the maximum power of your solar system.


    Therefore, if you have a 5kW system, you should have 5kW of panels and a 5kW inverter. But inverters are still efficient even if they have up to 25% less capacity than the panels. That’s because of the system losses, which occur in the panels.

    Is a Grid-Tied Inverter Better than a Transformerless Device?

    The efficiency of the inverter is based on its ability to convert solar power into usable electricity in your home. Grid-tied or grid-connected transformer-based inverters have a 93% efficiency or higher. However, they are not as popular as before, so fewer of them are sold these days. Meanwhile, a transformerless device offers 95% efficiency or higher.

    Where Should I Install the Inverter?

    Inverters are best if they are inside the house, particularly in a dry and well-ventilated space. You can place the inverter outdoors but make sure it is weatherproof, especially in grid-connected systems. A weatherproof inverter is typically rated IP65, which means you can install it outdoors despite the harsh weather conditions.


    Outdoor installation, however, does not mean the inverter should be placed directly under the sun. It should be in a dust-free area with enough space for proper air circulation.

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