Case Study: Business Package - 30kW

Case Study: Business Package - 30kW
YEAR 1 - 5 RENTAL PERIOD YEAR 6 & ON $2,033 Cash
Positive Annually $12,976 Cash Save Over $437,000
Positive Annually In Total!
$14,593 Cash Positive
During Rental Period
Home Hardware (Hills Hardware and
building) is a local family business that
has been operating in the Adelaide Hills
for over a decade. With extensive usage
across various meters, this meter at the
business accrues approximately $26,000
worth of electricity with 86000kWh of
usage per year.
What did we recommend?
A 30kW system which had an out of
pocket expense after rebates of $44,500
or a monthly rental cost of $912 and will
offset $1,081 per month on average. This
is an $2,033 cash positive investment
from year 1.
Expected Savings:
• Total savings over 25 year investment
• Net Present Value of investment
• $2,057 average annual savings over
and above rental costs in first 5 years
• $11,537 annual savings after 2018
when rental period ends
Home Hardware, Mt Barker SA
Electricity production vs consumption
Case Study: Business Package - 30kW
Cash benefits of solar on rental - 30kW Commercial
Alarm enabled monitoring
notifies you and Living
Energy of any downtime
Out of pocket expense - $44,500 or Monthly Rental Cost of $912
for period of 5 years
• System will offset an average of $1,081 per month
• Expected savings in year 1: $2,033
• Expected average annual savings for first 5 years: $2,919 pa
• Expected annual savings beyond 2018: $12,976 pa
• Total savings expected over system lifetime: $437,458 which
= $231,590 in today’s dollars
• Investing in solar is cash positive from year 1
Experienced in house
installation team