Solar Component Selection Guide

Solar Panel

Whilst Infinite Energy can source most panels on the market we believe these three panels stand out as superior. Here is a comparison:

  Canadian Solar Winaco Sun Power
Manufacturers presence in Australia
Warranty and service
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Country of manufacture China Taiwan Malaysia
Headquartered in USA
Product Warranty 10 years 12 years 25 years
Manufacturer Covers Labour Costs NO YES YES
Performance Warranty 25 years Linear 25 years Linear 25 years Linear
Annual Performance Degredation <0.7%pa <0.7%pa <0.4%pa
Power Tolerance
The output range for individual panels
0/+5W 0/+5W 0/+5%
Temperature Co-efficient (Power)
The lower the better
-0.41% -0.43% -0.38%
Genuine Multi-Contact Connectors
Not “MC4 compatible” imitations
YES YES YES
Junction Box IP rating
The higher the better
IP67 IP67 IP65

An Australian Presence:

  • Manufactured by a large reputable internal company with significant presence in Australia.
  • Manufacturer has a warranty process and service support that is accessible in Australia.

Quality Assurance:

  • Infinite Energy is satisfied that there are stringent quality control processes and procedures.

System Inverters

A crucial component of your Home Solar Energy System is the inverter. Inverters convert the DC electricity produced by the solar panels into AC electricity that your home and the grid utilise. Infinite Energy recommends opting for a high quality inverter that has Australian warranty support. Below are some features to compare:

  ABB Fronius SMA
Country of manufacturer Italy Austria Germany
Product Warranty 5 years
Exp. to 20 years
with online client registration
5 years
+
5 years free
5 years
Exp. to
20 years
Location of Warranty support Australia Australia Australia
Communication LCD Display Wi-Fi Blue Tooth & Wi-Fi (Depending on model)
MPPTS Dual Dual (3KW+) Dual (3KW+)

Performance Warranty Comparison

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Solar Mounting System

The mounting system physically connects the solar panels to your roof. The mounting system is a crucial component of a solar array as it will be subjected to major environmental stresses.

Infinite Energy only use premium corrosion resistant mounting systems that are guaranteed for 10 years.

 

SunlockClenergy

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Official SupporterYouth Focus
Corporate SponsorAustralian Hotels Association

Brands We Carry

ABB Fronius WINAICO SunPower Midea Apricus SMA

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