What if we told you there was a way for you to go solar that didn’t involve purchasing any panels or batteries upfront, had all upkeep costs included, and even had a full system performance guarantee?
Enter our exclusive Powow Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), delivered by ShineHub.
Ignore the fancy name – in a nutshell, we install a solar and battery system at your place and you just pay a fixed monthly payment for the power it produces.
How it works
- We install a custom solar and battery system on your home at no upfront cost to you.
- After installation, you pay a fixed monthly payment to use all the renewable energy generated from the panels or stored in the batteries.
- Throughout the 10 year term Powow owns and manages the system which means all maintenance and repairs are covered by Powow.
- If the system has any downtime after installation, you’re credited back for the difference.
- You can choose to buy the system at any time.
- After the 10 year term you can choose to buy the system for $1.
- The best part? You lower your cost of living and give big, dirty energy the flick.
Think of our PPA plan as a solar ‘all-you-can-eat buffet’ - you have access to all of the renewable energy you can use, at a low fixed monthly price! Plus, you never have to stress about the solar system breaking down, with all maintenance being the responsibility of Powow.
Our PPA plan is available for households in QLD, NSW as of November 1, 2020. It's the perfect option for homeowners looking to reap the benefits of solar + batteries, with the peace of mind that everything is taken care of for you.
For the November launch we are also offering the first 500 Powow PPA customers in NSW and QLD special introductory pricing of $99/month for a standard 6.6kW panels + 10kWh battery system.* Click here to book a time to get a free quote over the phone.
Still not convinced?
Check out how PPA Plan differs to taking out a loan for a solar system:
- Easy Application Process. All you need is an electricity bill paid up to date, Government issued ID and a rates notice.
- 100% warranty and system performance guarantee. The plan covers installation as well as the maintenance, upkeep and insurance for the solar system. If the system is not working as it should, you are credited for each day until it’s fixed.
- No nasty surprises. Just a low, fixed monthly payment for easy budgeting. You can rest easy without having to worry about rising interest rates or energy price increases because your Powow PPA plan payments don’t change over the 10-year term. As grid energy costs continue to go up, you’ll see more and more savings every year.
Want to see how you could benefit? Click here to book a phone call to get a quote for your home. If you have any questions, get in touch with our sales team. Or, read through the full list of Frequently Asked Questions below!
Frequently Asked Questions
Do the solar systems come with a full warranty and guarantee?
Yes. Installation, maintenance, repairs, and cleaning are taken care of for you so that you don't have any surprise costs down the track. This includes replacement of the panels, inverter, or batteries if they stop working at any point. It gives you peace of mind, and you can rest easy knowing we are taking care of you.
What does the Powow PPA Plan cover?
Everything to make your system work properly! We're responsible for maintenance, monitoring, service and equipment replacement for the whole system throughout the plan. You can think of this like a full system warranty and insurance - if the panels or batteries stop delivering power to your home, we will fix it at our cost, and your monthly payments will be credited for the days the system wasn't working properly. This policy is there to give you peace of mind so that you can be 100% confident in your switch to solar and battery power for your home.
Do I have to pay if the system stops working?
You get credited for every day the system is not working until it gets fixed. The installation comes with 24/7 monitoring so as soon as an issue occurs, we will be informed and we'll fix it for you at no cost. You can also log into that online app yourself to have a look at how things are going at any time for full transparency.
Can I expand the system or get it upgraded it down the track?
Our PPA Plan makes it easy to expand or upgrade the solar system down the track, for example if you add extra panels or batteries. Simply let us know what you want to do, and we can update your monthly payment without having to go through another application.
What products do you use?
We only use top tier products because, at the end of the day, we are responsible to fix anything that breaks, and pay for any replacement parts. One of the benefits of our PPA Plan is that you don't have to worry about any replacement costs during the life of the term. And, if you choose to own the system at the end, you get to have top shelf equipment!
Who will be taking care of installations?
We partner with local solar installers have solar panel and battery certification and training. Once installation is completed, Powow does a quality review check to ensure everything was done properly - including a performance analysis of the solar and battery system via the energy monitoring app that comes free with every system.
How long does the Powow PPA last?
The standard agreement is for 10 years and comes with a full system warranty, all replacement costs covered, and insurance on the entire installation.
Can I purchase the system before the end of the term?
Absolutely! If you want to purchase the system early you can do so without penalty and at a fair price. This is all outlined in the quote you receive before signing on.
What happens if I move?
If you move, you can either transfer the agreement to the new homeowner or buyout the system and include it in the price of your house. It's similar to other home improvements like adding a pool or air con - you get the benefit while you live there, and it adds value to your home if you're looking to sell.
What do I need in order to apply?
The application is very easy - you just need a copy of your electricity bill, government issued Photo ID, and rates notice. As long as your electricity bill is paid up to date and you own your house you have a very good chance of being approved.
We're building a better future for Australia
Together, we're going to flip the script in Australia – from some of the world's highest power prices to a people-powered solar revolution that saves money, creates local jobs, and protects the future of the planet.
Our goal is to make solar and batteries accessible to everyone by removing prohibitive upfront costs and putting all the responsibility of the system performance on us.
Want to be a part of a community of people leading the way towards 100% renewable energy in Australia?
Register your interest by clicking here to book a phone call to get a quote for your home.
*$3/day is in metro NSW or QLD and is subject to change based on specific home installation requirements. Cannot be combined with any other offer. First 500 homes only.