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How to choose a solar panel installer

Choosing a solar panel installer is the first step in your solar power journey. Every home and household is unique, so working with an expert local solar installer is the best way to find a system that's right for you.

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Find a local solar panel installer and request a quote

At Brighte, we have a network of 2,500+ accredited installers nationwide who can support you on your journey. And, we offer Brighte finance options with simple, affordable repayment options.

What happens after you request a quote for solar

You'll hear from a Brighte accredited solar panel installer. They will ask you questions about your home and energy usage to determine the right solar panel system for you.

Your solar panel installer will help you decide the solar power system requirements for your household.

Once you're happy with the proposal your chosen solar installer will send you a quote through the Brighte platform. You can review and accept the quote to start your solar finance application.

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What questions should I ask the solar panel system installer?

Before you commit, make sure you cover off these important questions:

  • What is the warranty on solar panels, inverter and any other products included?
  • What is the warranty on the installation?
  • Will this system cover my energy usage?
  • What happens if there are changes made after the quote is provided?
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Quotes and contracts

As a rule of thumb, it's wise to compare quotes from at least three different solar installers before you commit. Comparing the cost, size and performance of proposed solar power systems can help you ensure you're paying a fair price and installing the right panel system for your needs.

Make sure your quotes include the following:

Clear breakdown of costs - know the product costs and what you're paying for labour.

A list of all components and products - make sure it's clear which brand and model solar panel system you are purchasing.

A performance estimate - your solar quote should include how much energy your solar power system will generate in kilowatts (kW).

Finance options - whether it be cash, card or Brighte finance, make sure you have the options of different ways to pay.

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Brighte finance

Paying for your solar power system with Brighte is easy and affordable. Instead of dipping into your savings, you can pay off your investment over time in manageable instalments.

0% interest payment plan - The name says it all, 0% interest financing with fortnightly repayments.

Brighte Green Loan - For energy efficient products such as solar, batteries, electrical and air-conditioning.

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