Residential Solar System

High quality solar solutions designed to power your home, make you more sustainable AND save you money


Residential Solar System

The cost of electricity from the grid keeps going up, and you’re looking for a way to take control of your energy future 

You know that solar is the right choice for you and your family, but it can be hard to know where to start. There are many options available, and it’s hard to know which one is right for your home.

At Spinifex Energy, we believe that everyone should have access to affordable solar energy, which is why we offer custom solutions that fit each homeowner’s unique needs. Our team takes the time to understand your needs before making a recommendation, so you can be sure that you’re getting the best possible solution for your home.

Investing in Your Home

Depending on how many people live under your roof, your home can really tear through the power. Add air conditioning or a swimming pool to the mix and combine it with rising energy prices and your bills are growing every quarter.

Whether small or large, single story or two, there is no better time to have one of our specialists design an energy saving solar solution for your family’s home.

We take time to understand your needs and offer custom designs to produce maximum savings for your family.  We take care with our work and ensure safety is our number one priority.

Most importantly, our aftermarket care can be relied on to ensure savings for years to come.

Our custom home solar solutions are the result of diligently working to clearly understand the problem before we make a recommendation. That means researching to get the full picture of what you are trying to achieve with the shift to a new home solar power system.



We Collect the Data

We capture your daily energy usage patterns and load profiles and feed the data into our specialised software and tools

We Design Your System

Then, we combine the recommendations from our technology systems with the knowledge gained over 10 years on the roofs of homes around Brisbane and the rest of Queensland to accurately model solar power system designs that will deliver savings over time

You Enjoy the Results

Once a design is agreed upon, we carefully manage the entire process from purchase to grid connection to switching things on, and are happy to partner with other trades to ensure a seamless project.

How do Residential Solar systems work

Residential solar systems are designed to provide homeowners with an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to generate electricity. Residential solar systems are typically installed on the roof of a home, where they can maximize exposure to sunlight. In order to work most effectively, residential solar systems need to be properly sized and oriented. A qualified installer can help you determine the best placement for your system. Once installed, residential solar systems need maintenance every 6 to 12 Months, Spinifex Energy offers a maintenance service. When looked after Most residential solar systems are designed to last for 20 years or more. With proper care, your system will provide you with many years of clean, renewable energy.

Can you run a home on solar power alone?

Residential solar systems have been installed on homes for many years. Can you run your home on solar power alone? Yes, it is possible to run your entire home on solar power alone. However, you will need to make sure that your solar system is properly sized for your home’s energy needs. You will also need to have a backup plan in place for when the sun is not shining.

How much does a residential solar system cost

Residential solar systems usually cost between $10,000 and $20,000. The price depends on a few factors, such as the size of the system, the type of panels used, the installer’s labor costs, and the state and local incentives. Most homeowners finance their solar panel systems with a loan or a lease. Leasing options typically have a lower upfront cost, but they also have a higher monthly payment. Either way, over time, the savings generated by the solar panels will offset the initial investment. And, with solar panels becoming more efficient and less expensive every year, now is a great time to go solar.

How long do solar panels last?

Residential solar systems have an average lifespan of 25-30 years, though some panels may last longer. The panels are made of durable materials that can withstand severe weather conditions, such as high winds and hail. However, the lifespan of solar panels may be reduced if they are not properly maintained. For example, if the panels are not regularly cleaned, dirt and dust can accumulate on the surface, which can reduce their efficiency. In addition, damaged panels should be repaired or replaced as soon as possible to prevent further degradation. With proper care, solar panels can provide clean, renewable energy for many years to come.

How often do solar panels need maintenance?

Residential solar systems are becoming increasingly popular as homeowners look for ways to save money on their energy bills. However, solar panels do require some maintenance in order to function properly. The good news is that most solar panels only need to be cleaned and inspected once a year. This can usually be done by the homeowner with a hose and a soft brush. More serious repairs, such as replacing damaged panels, are best left to a professional. In general, solar panels are very reliable and require very little maintenance. With proper care, they should provide years of trouble-free operation.

Are there any government grants for residential solar systems?

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