Solar power for homes

Discover solar power at home and cut your electricity bills

Would you like to power your home with clean energy from the sun? Are you looking for a solar power installer who will come to your home and give you a personalised service? Solarbank can help. We cater to all circumstances and power needs and you’ll be surprised by how easy and cost effective solar energy can be.

We also help you take advantage of the generous financial incentives still available. Solarbank will complete all the paperwork and apply the STC discount to the cost of your system straight away, which means you only have to pay the balance.

If a positive environmental decision is so good for your hip pocket then why not do your bit.

Do you want to know if solar power is a worthwhile investment for your home?

Manage the family budget with environmentally friendly solar energy

With rising electricity rates, and a growing number of households using more and more of the latest electricity consuming gadgets, a quality solar power system is one of the best investments you’ll make today.

Solar power offers more than just financial benefits. Installing solar power also creates a positive environmental impact, which makes it attractive to invest in a solar system. Solar energy is a sustainable and cost effective way of powering your home.

Our Solar Installers

Your home is your most important asset, and you can feel confident knowing that Solarbank installers and designers are experts in solar power.

We’ll guide you through every step of the process, from consultation to installation, right through to after sales support. We only use quality equipment and pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards in system design and installation. We’re also an employer of choice to our installers, who consistently exceed our customer’s expectations.

Our installers and system designers have an expert knowledge of grid connect and hybrid (battery) solar power systems. They also maintain their education through a continuous professional development program involving workshops, face-to-face and online training. All our installers and designers are Clean Energy Council Accredited.

Our Process

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Solarbank takes the time to understand your power consumption and the needs of your home – we also give you the chance to get to know us. We’ll visit your home, discuss your options and make a recommendation about the best system design for your home. Our recommendation will take into account things like shade, cable and conduit runs, inverter placement and potential battery retrofit. You’ll never experience a hard pushy sales approach and you can be assured that we’ll only recommend the highest quality components. Learn more about how we’re different

What our clients say

Get in touch now & let us know about your experience!

Lisa Kleinig
Lisa Kleinig
02:22 14 Sep 18
Andrew and his team were very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely recommend to anyone.
Peter Cary
Peter Cary
23:13 12 Sep 18
I got what I asked for and could not be happier, very efficient, very tidy and I am now very happy with my decision to go with Solarbankread more
Ruth Stratton
Ruth Stratton
07:12 29 Apr 18
Andrew of Solarbank was recommended to me by a work colleague. Andrew and his team completed a complex 9Kw installation as described, neatly and professionally without fuss.I would thoroughly recommend Solarbank to anyone installing a solar system.read more
Kim Narayan
Kim Narayan
13:57 03 Apr 18
Andrew and the team are awesome and highly recommended. I was very skeptical about the solar industry and was cautious with who I chose to assure I would be getting the best service and product from someone that will be around in years to come to assist and warrant any issues that may occur. Andrew went above and beyond to assist me quickly and the process was smooth with a better and quicker result then expected. Can't recommend him highly enough. Thank you again!read more
Brent Carla Du Preez
Brent Carla Du Preez
06:40 19 Jun 18
When I was reviewing quotes, I was surprised how wide the price range was, some more than double others. However I was looking for a quality inverter and panels that will maximize the power generation trouble free. Similarly, the installation quality was equally important considering the equipment will be on the roof for 20yrs or more. Andrew presented good information and you are doing well if you can keep up with his knowledge on the matter. Andrew was also personally involved with the installation on the day and lead the project. He was also the only one that encouraged me so using a smart meter that will allow you to educate your household on your generation versus useage at any given time to the exact kilowattSo for me it made sense not to follow the lowest price, but obtain quality equipment, installation piece of mind and knowledge.read more
Dejan Janjic
Dejan Janjic
03:03 03 Jan 18
Andrew, just want to say thank you for an excellent experience. I did my homework by talking to three friends who I didn't know had you install their Solar systems and they all spoke very highly of your workmanship. It's evident solar as much a passion as it is your business. I've had very few folks do work on my house that have been as straightforward and honest! Thanks again.read more
Ian Shoulder
Ian Shoulder
03:18 13 Mar 18
Andrew (Solarbank) was extremely professional, before during and after the installation. His installation team were a pleasure to deal with. I have pleasure in recommending Andrew.read more
Gareth Axtens
Gareth Axtens
21:33 08 Nov 18
Andrew is very trustworthy intelligent and polite. Arrived with his tradesmen on time and installed the system neatly quietly and without fuss. They were professional from start to finish. All rubbish was removed and everything left neat and tidy. Highly recommend.read more
Catriona Wood
Catriona Wood
06:00 27 Nov 18
We are so happy with our solar system. Andrew was very knowledgable and professional and easy to work with. We have ended up with a well-designed, efficient set of panels on our roof that make the most of our location. I can't recommend SolarBank highly enough.read more
Ruth Parsell
Ruth Parsell
04:41 04 Dec 18
Very professional team from start to finish. Excellent knowledge of solar technology to optimise energy production and household efficiency. Thoroughly recommend Andrew and his team for anybody considering solar installation for souring energy prices. Great products, great service and great team.read more
Milton Bowry
Milton Bowry
03:35 30 Jan 19
Great Service experience: Solar Bank installed a system about 18 months ago. Very happy. Recently some electrical work was carried out on our pool filter/ pump. What ever they did not only blew up all my pool electrics but I also noticed they somehow stuffed up our solar system. As a result I called SolarBank to see if they could help. The next morning a technician came out to see what the problem was. They replaced the breaker which did not solve the problem. They then placed a call with Fronius for a replacement unit. Replacement arrived a few days later. Technician returned the next morning to install. All up a working in less then a week. All under warranty. A follow-up call to make sure everything was working. Solarbank stepped up to help when something when wrong. A great support experience. (The pool / filter still not working and they will not come out for another week.) Well Done SolarBank team.read more
davodrums
davodrums
23:02 10 Feb 19
Very happy with the initial consultation, the quality of the workmanship and the after sales support to address any issues. Highly recommended.read more
Grant McBride
Grant McBride
10:24 12 Feb 19
Andrew diligently and efficiently handled initial and followup enquiries and more importantly turned up with his team for the installation and commissioning. The installation was very professional, neat and exceeded expectations. Highly recommend.read more
James Gerrard
James Gerrard
00:38 20 Feb 19
Solarbank installed a 12.4kW system at our property and could not be happier. They are professional, educated and true to word. If you plan to live in your house for 10 years plus, would highly recommend that you get the solar system done right and use Solarbank, you won't be disappointed.read more
Tony Ruello
Tony Ruello
00:45 28 Mar 19
Andrew and his team were diligent, professional and reliable. The entire process was uncomplicated and stress free. Andrew provided unbiased professional advice that was backed up by the actions of him and his team of installers. We are very happy with our end product a 6.2kW system with Inverter and smart meter.read more
Angie Stephenson
Angie Stephenson
03:44 30 Mar 19
We recently had an 8.68KW solar system supplied and installed by Solarbank. Andrew, the owner and manager of this company is a genuine and progressive young Aussie. His personal approach to us as a potential customer was superb, with his follow up on any technical questions immediate. Andrew and his team run a very efficient and courteous operation, the installation was seamless with an attention to detail and workmanship. I have no hesitation in recommending Solarbank.read more
Charles Slack-Smith
Charles Slack-Smith
23:10 27 May 19
Fantastic service, they have installed Two Tesla power walls for us and the pre the sale information, installation and after sales service was all fantastic, very proactive and a real breath of fresh air with contractors whio often need to be chased, Andrew is the opposite very helpful and full of excellent information, would recommend them to anyone looking for solar or Tesla battery installationsread more
richard mcclenahan
richard mcclenahan
22:19 03 Jun 19
We are very happy with our solar panels. The installation went very smoothly and Andrew and the team were very knowledgeable, professional and competent. We have no hesitation in recommending Solarbank.read more
Sister_ Squad
Sister_ Squad
02:46 16 Jun 19
Andrew was great to deal with, the job was done very well and very clean when done. Thanks
Tom Dumbrell
Tom Dumbrell
06:00 15 Aug 19
Andrew was thoroughly professional in guiding us through the process of installing our solar PV system. The work was done efficiently and neatly and we are delighted with the results. I would recommend without hesitation.read more
Garry Champion
Garry Champion
07:25 27 Aug 19
Based on a glowing recommendation from a friend, I had very high expectations of Andrew and his team at Solarbank.Much to my delight they far exceeded those expectations.Andrew is obviously passionate about his business and this was reflected by the whole team who carried out the installation. Their work was impeccable.I would recommend Solarbank without hesitation.read more
James Gerrard
James Gerrard
00:38 20 Feb 19
Solarbank installed a 12.4kW system at our property and could not be happier. They are professional, educated and true to word. If you plan to live in your house for 10 years plus, would highly recommend that you get the solar system done right and use Solarbank, you won't be disappointed.read more
Michael Dunn
Michael Dunn
01:39 12 Nov 19
We installed solar panels about 5 years ago without obtaining any real success. What a boon to be introduced to Andrew and is team.! Totally professional with top notch equipment has made our place totally self sufficient in power usage.Could not be any happier.read more
Bob Hutchison
Bob Hutchison
01:00 12 Nov 19
I don't usually do reviews but this time I wish to record Solarbank's and Andrew's exceptional perfromance in the installation of a 12.5 KW system which included micro inverters.After choosing three possible suppliers for quotes from the CEC list of approved installers, I settled on Solarbank as the most professional of the group.Andrew gave me an installation date at least 5 weeks prior to the day which he kept to. His team were spot on and left the premises as clean as when they arrived. Andrew's follow up and document handling has also been first class.Needless to say I am a happy customer..read more
Damian Rea
Damian Rea
10:42 25 Nov 19
After a bit of research in this industry, its pretty apparent there are some dodgy operators out there. Andrew at Solarbank was very professional and gave sound advice on the best system for our home and the type of energy plan we should look at following installation. Installers were friendly and respectful. Not the cheapest but from what I read re solar systems, you get what you pay for in this business.read more
Peter Hanselmann
Peter Hanselmann
07:53 23 Jan 20
I recommend Solarbank. We have a difficult site with respect to solar and Andrew did a great job at designing, installing and commissioning our system that we are very happy with.read more
Chris Solomou
Chris Solomou
00:55 06 Feb 20
All aspects of my interactions with Solarbank were professional and the service was outstanding. Andrew was very happy to explain the entire process and answer all my questions. I highly recommend their products and service. Thank you Andrew and the Team at Solarbank.read more
Peter Hanselmann
Peter Hanselmann
07:53 23 Jan 20
I recommend Solarbank. We have a difficult site with respect to solar and Andrew did a great job at designing, installing and commissioning our system that we are very happy with.read more
Roger Kennett
Roger Kennett
02:33 24 Feb 20
Totally recommend! I was originally looking at a cheaper system but I am so glad that I went with Solar Bank and their quality approach. I can vouch that these guys know what they are talking about and they were totally professional. Andrew was so patient through the whole process explaining and helping me make the final choice of components. I am very pleased with the result. My advice is to avoid the high-pressure dodgy operators using cheap and nasty gear and go with a quality team like Solar Bank.read more
Peter Kramel
Peter Kramel
04:49 16 Mar 20
Andrew and his team were punctual and professional. The install was very high quality and so far meets the proposed performance levels of the quote. Happy to recommend Solarbank for a solar install.read more
John Kitto
John Kitto
04:36 31 Jul 20
More than happy to recommend Solarbank. Professional team was punctual, efficient, tidy and friendly. The install went smoothly and was done with polish and the system has blown our expectations out of the water even in patchy weather. Andrew takes time to explain the process and does everything he can for a smooth transition with providers.read more
Graham Brooke
Graham Brooke
02:04 14 Aug 20
Very professional service from Andrew and the Team. The installation process was completed within a day and we are delighted with the new system. Every aspect of the process was explained prior to installation and the system is already delivering outstanding results.read more
Teresa Tam
Teresa Tam
08:30 18 Aug 20
Andrew and his team were fantastic! Reliable, professional and quality workmanship sums up Solarbank. We have a complicated site and I am electro-magnetic sensitive. Andrew took the time to assess what we really needed, answered all my questions and recommended a great solution which ended up being better and more cost effective (both up-front and in the long run) than what we initially looked at with other companies. The installation was timely, smooth and neatly completed in a day. Andrew came back to do further adjustments (at no extra cost) upon my request without any hesitation and he was a pleasure to work with. Andrew really cares about his customer’s needs, unlike other companies which are more focused on the sale. We highly recommend Solarbank to anyone looking to install a solar power system.read more
James Edwards
James Edwards
06:34 17 Sep 20
Highly recommend if you are in the market for a high quality, tailored system to suit your needs backed by an intelligent and efficient team! A++James EdwardsSMA Australiaread more
Peter Close
Peter Close
02:12 15 Oct 20
Thanks Andrew (Solarbank). Your patience with the grant quotation process and then with arranging suitable installation times for our 22kW system was fantastic.Install was, while large, very straight forward with the work being completed in a very neat and clean way.Absolutely no hesitation in recommending Solarbank to other customers.Peter CAll Saints' Air Force Memorial Churchread more
Madeline Coon
Madeline Coon
03:41 29 Oct 20
Thanks Andrew and Solarbank. What a straight forward process with clear data and information prior to install. The guys were punctual and polite and tidied up after themselves on installation day.Highly recommend them.read more
Allan Steven
Allan Steven
03:42 18 Dec 20
What a Fantastic clean install they did! Thanks Andrew and team who were professional from the word GO!!, and doesn't it look good!! 5 Stars all round!! I highly recommend then. Thanks Solarbank.read more
Bob Allo
Bob Allo
01:20 18 Jan 21
We're extremely pleased with our overall experience with Solarbank.From the first site visit, through the quotation process and the installation itself, Andrew was always accessible and thoroughly professional.A 17kw system with a tight install window, in the lead-up to Christmas, with threatening weather all around us, Andrew's installation team was super focussed, hard working and well organised.Also, considering the amount of gear needed to install the system, they left our place looking spotless.Andrew has also been helpful with our post installation questions .Recommend this company!read more

When attention to detail matters

Solarbank offers our residential customers competitive pricing, a quality installation and high-grade products. We visit your home, conduct an onsite assessment and guide you through the whole installation process. We’re proud to have some of the most experienced and enthusiastic installers in the solar energy industry delivering outstanding workmanship and design.

Our 6 Point Installation Quality Check includes:

1. Cavity versus external conduit

When a customer trusts in us to install a solar power system at their home or business we take it seriously and are mindful of the importance of maintaining the aesthetics of the premises. We will always do our best to minimise the use of external conduit for running cables to the inverter and meter board. In most cases we are able to install systems with little or no external conduit making for a very attractive installation. For some buildings this is not possible due to factors such as insulation in the walls. In these cases we will seek to run conduit behind drainpipes or other ducts to ensure a tidy look.
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2. Tile Grinding

The Clean Energy Council installation guidelines require tile grinding. Tile grinding is critical when installing on a tile roof to ensure that the tile itself is not resting on the stainless steel bracket, which is fitted to mount the solar rails. If the tile is resting on this bracket there is a strong chance the tile will crack over time, potentially leading to water leaking into the roof. We care about your property and we make sure there is no chance tiles can crack or leak in the future.
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3. Rooftop isolator protection

Australian Standards require solar power systems to have isolators (switches) on the roof, at the inverter and in the switchboard. This applies to both DC and AC systems. Rooftop isolators have been the source of many solar system failures primarily due to water ingress into the switch after it has deteriorated in the sun. At Solarbank we only use IMO DC isolators, which are made in Austria and in our opinion are one of the best available. In addition to using the highest quality isolators we also install all rooftop isolators with a metal housing to shade the isolator and limit the exposure to the harsh Australian elements.
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4. String line leveling of rails

Nothing looks worse on a home than an unlevelled solar array on the roof. We notice them (even if others don’t). To ensure your solar panels are level we take measurements between the roof and the rail at either end then string line across the rail and then make adjustments to counter any bows in the roof (most roofs have a bow).
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5. Roof penetrations

Australian Standards require the use of a Dektite® (or similar) gland for the cable entry through the roof. Solarbank uses full sized genuine Dektite® flashings to ensure a guaranteed watertight cable entry.
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6. Cable fixings

Australian Standards require that no cables be hanging under the solar panels and be in contact with the roof. Solarbank uses a combination of stainless steel cable ties and cable clips to fix all cabling to the panels and rails, which means no contact with the roof for the life of the system.
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