Frequently Asked Questions
Question . Ho w much can a 6.6kw system save me in QLD?
Answer. A 6.6kw system can save you as much as $2500 per year, if you use all the power. If you feed it into the grid you will get a bit less.
Question. Are my Solar panels Cyclone Rated?
Answer. Yes all of the solar panel systems Lumax Solar provides are cyclone rated. Some of our premium brands are even double the standard required for cyclones.
Question. If the power goes out will my solar system still provide power to my house?
Answer. No. Unless you have batteries. Australian law requires that is automatically shut down in a blackout for safety reasons.
Question. Are half cut Solar panels better than standard solar panels?
Answer. Yes, they have twice as many cells as a standard solar panels and they have many advantages. You can read our blog here. https://lumaxsolar.com.au/are-half-cut-cell-solar-panels-better-than-standard/
Question. How do I choose the right solar panel system for me?
Answer. Buying a solar panel system can be a little tricky. We have created this helpful guide. You can click here to read or watch the video https://lumaxsolar.com.au/buyers-guide/
Question. What happens if I make more solar power than my house uses?
Answer. You will be paid by the energy companies for every unit of energy you put into the grid. At the time of writing in QLD it is currently 7.9 Cents.
Question. Should I get a bigger solar panel system like a 10kw?
Answer. Sometimes this can be a good idea. If your daily usage is high for examples if you run pool pumps and Air conditioners during the day then it can be of great benefit.