To produce the maximum amount of electricity from your home’s solar power system you will need the maximum amount of sun on your roof’s panels. That's why a north facing, unshaded roof is ideal, because it will receive as much sun as possible throughout the day.
You’ll also need about 12 square metres of roof area for a small 1.6kW system, which provides about a third of an average home’s energy needs. Similarly, a 2.6kW and 5kW system would require approximately 21m² and 40m² of roof space respectively.
But don’t worry, you won’t have to work all this out yourself because Nickel Energy’s qualified solar consultants will determine the right sized system for your home and energy needs. We also conduct a pre-install inspection before you pay any money, to ensure your roof is suitable for solar.