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The WA State Government is introducing emergency solar management requirements for new and upgraded residential rooftop solar systems with an inverter capacity of 5kVA or less that are installed or upgraded on or after 14 February 2022.

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Synergy no longer provides solar power systems for residential customers.  If you would like to receive further information on a solar solution, enter your contact details in the below form and we will refer your details to our trusted supplier Solargain. For customer service enquiries about an existing solar system supplied by Synergy, please contact us on 1800 453 021

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If you'd prefer to talk to someone straight away, one of our SolarReturn experts are here to help you:

  • Just call 1800 453 021  - Monday to Friday between 8am - 5pm (excluding public holidays)
  • We may ask you a couple of questions about your energy usage - it helps to have a copy of your bill close by.

Step into WA’s intelligent energy future

Considering we’re in one of the sunniest parts of the world, it makes sense that solar power is so popular in Perth & WA.

Solar power is a renewable form of energy and known as a cleaner, greener type of electricity.

Using solar energy means you can reduce the demand for other types of electricity generation, as you put the sun’s energy to work for you.

You could see some considerable savings in your electricity costs, especially if you can shift more of your power use to the sunniest parts of the day when your solar system is generating solar energy.

How solar power works

Solar panels catch the sun’s rays and transform the sun’s energy into electricity through your inverter.

Rays of sun hit the solar panels.

This causes electrons to vibrate within the PV cells in the panels generating electricity.

The electricity is converted from Direct Current (DC) to Alternating Current (AC) in the inverter.

This energy is then used to power your home's appliances.

Your system will generate the most power during the middle of the day when the sun is strongest.

If you have a battery installed, this can store any excess solar energy, which you can use when the sun goes down.

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3 steps to solar in Perth & WA

Complete the form above to request a quote.

You’ll receive a call from a member of Solargain’s solar team. They’ll arrange to visit your home and create a quote based on their assessment of your roof, electricity use and other factors. Once you’ve accepted your quote, the Solargain team will arrange everything on your behalf - from applying for network approvals and rebates† to installing your system.

Once your system has been connected, we’ll help you to manage your account and find ways to make the most of your new solar solution.

How much energy will my rooftop solar panels generate?
The amount of energy your solar system generates depends on the sunny conditions, the type and number of solar panels and the invertor capacity of your system. 
Do I need to cover my rooftop in solar panels?
No, and it’s not simply a case of the more solar panels, the better. The Solargain solar team will help to make sure your solar package matches the amount of electricity you use at home, based on your Synergy account. This is more effective than exporting a lot of excess energy back to the grid.
Does having solar mean we won’t need to draw any power from the grid at all?
No – and it’s worth being wary of any solar supplier who promises this, or says that you will have no electricity bills. Your household will still draw power from the grid at various times, including at night, on cloudy or rainy days - and network fees will still apply.
Does solar energy mean zero carbon emissions?

 No. The processes of manufacturing, transporting and installing solar panels and solar technology involves creating carbon emissions – but solar is definitely a cleaner, greener form of energy, especially when compared with other ways electricity can be generated.

How do I know where to put solar panels?
When you get in touch for a quote, a Solargain solar team member will arrange to visit your home to work out the best solar solution and positioning for your needs. Generally, north and west-sloping rooftops are the best orientations to catch the sun’s rays.
How is solar energy better for the environment?
Traditional electricity generation involves the burning of fossil fuels. This process sends greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. Using solar energy means you can reduce the demand for other types of electricity generation, which can help you to reduce the overall impact your household has on the environment.
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Want to upgrade your system?

If you already have solar and are interested in upgrading your existing system, simply fill out your contact details above and we’ll refer to your details to Solargain our trusted supplier.

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*Estimated savings are indicative only. Calculated based on system size and assuming 60% of system output offsets electricity use and the current Home Plan (A1) and DEBS pricing as at 1 November 2021. Potential savings will vary based on the system size, applicable electricity tariffs, available buyback options and consumption habits at the premises.  

†Rebates refer to the buyback rate for electricity exported back into the network, which appears on your bill as a credit.

‡Estimated annual savings are indicative only based on the system size, historic consumption and electricity supply costs for the premises and current electricity tariffs.  Changes in consumption habits at the premises and electricity tariffs will affect potential savings from solar.