With our households becoming more dependent on electricity, solar panels can reduce or even eliminate our energy bills. First Sun Solar helps homeowners to quantify the savings that can be made from a solar energy system and the investment required.
With Small scale Technology Certificates available to offset the cost of a new solar energy system, business owners can install a system on their own building or work with the building owner to establish a solar system to reduce electricity bills.
Ground Mount Systems
Depending on the land, whether it floods, soil type, area available and surrounds, panels can be positioned for maximum solar capture including the option to track the sun during the day for increased panel effectiveness.
Solar System Design
A critical element of any new solar energy system is an efficient design that is the best value for the site and budget. Many solar energy systems are poorly designed resulting in lower power output, insufficient battery storage, poor quality components or inability to manage future demands.
Solar Education Programs
Our team has been involved in several projects to identify households or commercial properties in communities that are interested in solar energy and guide them through the process to installation, ensuring that the system they have installed has been perfectly customised to their site, preferences and budget.
Financing a Solar System
Deciding to install a new solar energy system is a great initiative because it reduces your power bills, reduces carbon emissions and provides you with some energy independence at your location.
Who Are We?
Powering the Future. Respecting the Past.
We endeavour to minimise waste and maximise recycling from all our company processes. First Sun Solar is dedicated in making significant contribution to reforestation and the restoration of our waterways.
What Do They Say?
“Impressive from start to finish!
The young guys turned up this morning – neat and tidy – very professional all round and the panels look great on the roof.
Couldn’t have been happier.”
Tomki NSW, 11/08/2021
“FirstSunSolar – from the first appointment to the final install, this company was a joy to work with. No annoying telemarketing, no pressure sales tactics. Delivered what we paid for in a very timely manner. Installation team was well-mannered, very efficient, and not even a screw left on site when the job was complete. Highly recommended!”
Vicki & Neil
Mangerton NSW, 07/06/2021
“First Sun Solar was recommended to us, our quote from Jeremy for a 10 Kw system was ridiculously cheap, everything was professionally handled from start to finish and we were always kept in the loop. Janet from administration was so helpful guiding us in changing the meters over as well .The 36 top of the range black panels on our roof blend in so well.”
Rous Mill, 03/06/2021
“The Team at First Sun Solar were very prompt and the install was quick with no hassles. The job looks great and the boys were accommodating with my requests.”
“In looking for a solar system for my house we were overwhelmed by the available choices offered by different companies and the difficulties of understanding the technical implications. First Sun Solar and Jacob provided unbiased suggestions and advice. It transpired that Jacob’s recommendations were very competitive and appropriate to our needs. We recommend this company for people looking for good advice and excellent service.”
Malcolm & Dorothy
“First Sun Solar provided excellent pre and post sales information and support that helped me make a good decision and to resolve issues with the electrical retailers registering my new solar system. They support the whole process with an efficient installation team and good quality equipment.”
“First Sun Solar are first in our books. They were knowledgeable, focussed and with great customer service. They delivered on time and the system is proving its worth”
“After meeting with Jacob from First Sun Solar we were quite impressed with not only the install package/price options but also the knowledge and time given to us as new clients.
A great team of installers made the next step of the process just as smooth and from our very first bill we have seen significant savings.”
“First Sun Solar installed solar at our factory and home. We couldn’t have been happier with the comprehensive recommendations about what would suit our individual needs and the excellent customer service we received. We are now powered happily by the sun!”
Byron Bay and Federal, 2020
“I am very impressed with First Sun Solar. All the connections we have had with everyone during the process have been really good. Couldn’t have wished for better treatment.”
Annemieke and Brendon
“I had my solar now for about 4 Months have not paid a electric bill since,and I can say that I found dealing with all the people involved was actually a pleasure.”
“Guys have done a great job and helped set me up with the online monitoring. Very pleased with their work. As you know I was initially hesitant, and it was the conversation I had with you that convinced me to proceed. I would be happy to recommend your company to whomever I come across. I’m a very happy customer”
“Very happy. Service was prompt and the installers friendly. Jeremy was very informative and made it easy for us to make the decision. Happy to recommend First Sun Solar to anyone.”
“The new system looks great, very professionally done. Unusual to have a worksite cleaned up so well!”
“Very professional crew. Good lads they got on with it! Very happy with their expertise”
John & Christine
“The team were very efficient and very pleasant.”
“Oh the boys were lovely. So polite and they tidied up everything, even my naughty dogs mess! Thank you for making it easy.”
“We have had a wonderful experience working with First Sun Solar to install our Solar System at our farm. Jeremy and the team were there every step of the way. The system was installed with no fuss in one day. We now have an amazing solar system. Thank you again team. If anyone would like to call me please do not hesitate. Jeremy has my number. If you are getting a Solar System put in I would recommend First Sun Solar.”
Tina, Teak Tree Farm
“It’s all been excellent and I’m really pleased with the great job. The team were very personable and organised and worked bloody hard!”
“Very happy! The guys did a great job and I’m all set up with online monitoring. System looks great on the roof”
“I rang to commend you on your thoroughly professional team that came and installed my solar system today” “Excellent!”
“I have been pleased in every way with the process of dealing with First Sun Solar. Far and beyond my expectations and I would recommend to anyone.”
“We have just had a 16KW system installed at our business in Mullumbimby, WeMove Studio and Paséyo.
It was an easy decision to make as we were sure to have the loan be offset by savings due to our high energy usage from refrigeration in the cafe.
Jeremy and his team were fantastic to work with and made the whole process a breeze.”
“I would recommend this company as I’ve had nothing but professional service.”
Meet the Team
Trees planted for each system sold
Helping Australian homes and businesses
make the switch to solar and SAVE since 2010.
Solar Panels Installed
Less Tonnes of CO2
822 George Street, Chippendale, NSW 2008
2/24 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra, ACT
Byron Bay Office
10 Federal Drive, Federal NSW 2481
205 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007, Australia
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What is a feed in tariff?
This is the amount of money your energy retailer (AGL, Red, Origin etc) pays you per kWh (unit energy) of electricity you send back to the grid. The amount varies according to your region, your energy retailer and the plan you have. The rate can be anywhere from 0 to 18c per kWh but is typically around 10c. Your solar system will first supply electricity to your home, any excess power will be fed on to the grid and you will receive a credit on your electricity bill for each unit "sold" to the grid. (If you have a battery, excess power will be used to fill the battery with surplus once the battery is full being fed on to the grid).
How long will my Solar System last?
There are 4 main components to a solar system; the inverter that turns the DC power generated by the panels into AC power for your home and the grid, the electric cabling that brings the power from the panels down to the inverter and then on to the meterboard, the panels that convert sunlight into electricity and finally the mounting system that affixes the panels to the roof.
Most inverters come with a 10 year warranty (some are higher), the cabling comes with our 10 year workmanship warranty, the panels have 25 year performance warranties and structural warranties ranging from 10 - 25 years (most are 15 or 25 years these days) and the racking companies warranty their products for 10 years. Having said this; solar systems are simple electronically and are made to a high standard, you can expect a solar system to last 25+ years with occasional maintenance.