Make the switch to solar and save on your electricity bills
Solar power systems are a reliable and clean way to supply solar power to Australian households. It is a renewable source of energy that can generate electricity silently without any moving parts or environmental emissions. It may help you:
- Reduce energy bills
- Increase self reliance
- Increase your home value
Our super solar guide
How do solar panels work?
Solar panels systems convert sunlight into DC electricity into AC power for use in your home, in turn powering your appliances.
Choosing the right solar system
Kicking off your journey with solar is both exciting and overwhelming, so here’s our simple guide to choosing the right system.
Top tips when shopping for solar
We’re here to help with the big questions - like which brand? How many panels? And should you choose a solar finance option?
Choosing a solar retailer
Finding the right solar installer is a super important step in your solar journey.
Tips, tricks and inspiration for a comfortable home
We're setting the record straight by debunking the myths once and for all.
Tips for getting the most out of your solar panels
Here's how to get the most out of your investment into solar panels.
Environmental benefits of solar energy
Here are three ways your solar panels help our planet.
Meter connection and installation
Here's everything you need to know about connection and installation.
Brighte finance options
We want every Australian home to have access to affordable energy solutions and home renovations.
The Brighte 0% interest payment plan provides the opportunity to tick off home improvements, or upgrade your energy efficiency today, and pay back over time.
- 0% Interest rate
- 6 months to 5 years Repayment terms
Tried and trusted by thousands of Australians
Affordable payment options for everyday Australians. We’re not happy unless you are.
How many solar panels are needed to run a house?
The amount of solar panels you require is determined by your household factors, including roof size and position, household energy bills and more.
Learn more about choosing the right solar system
Do solar panels work in the winter?
Yes! Solar panels do work in winter, see our other mythbusting tips
What are the 3 types of solar panels?
The three types of solar panels are Monocrystalline, Polycrystalline and Thin Film Solar Panels.
Want to know the differences? Learn about the different types of solar panels.
What time of day is best for solar panels?
The best time of day for solar panels, is when the sun is hitting solar panels directly and not on an angle.
See more tips on optimising your solar system.
How do payment plans work?
Payment plans allow you to repay an amount over a set period of time. For the Brighte 0% Interest Payment Plan repayments terms are between 6-60 months.
Read more product information about the 0% Interest Payment Plan.
How do you calculate monthly payments?
Calculate your potentially monthly repayments using our Brighte repayment calculator
What is a fixed rate?
A fixed rate is one rate for the entire period of your loan. You may see other products, show ‘rates from’. This is based on risk based pricing, essentially the lower your credit score is, the higher the rate that you will pay on your loan.
The Brighte Green Loan has a fixed interest rate of 5.89% p.a. (comparison of 6.76% p.a.).
How does a solar loan work?
There are many different products on the market. Brighte offer the Brighte Green Loan. You will only start your repayments once the job has been complete, we pay your chosen installer directly and you repay Brighte over time.
See more information on the Brighte Green Loan.