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Bradford Solar Review & Guide

Bradford Solar is one of Australia’s oldest and most well-known solar installers. With 80 years of energy experience and backing by CSR, Australia’s oldest manufacturer, Bradford Solar has built a reputation for quality products and expert services. But does it have the right products for your today, at the right price? Find out with this Canstar Blue review.

Bradford Solar sells and installs solar panels, storage units, inverters and monitoring systems nationwide. Its key products, however, are its ‘SolarPacks’ and ‘ChargePacks’ which bundle together all the components a household needs to get started with solar. In this article, we takes a look at what Bradford Solar offers and how much it could cost you.

Bradford Solar Energy Packs

There are two lines of Energy Packs on offer from Bradford Solar – ChargePacks, which include a storage system, and SolarPacks, for those just wanting solar panels. Below are the minimum sizes and prices for each of these packs.

Bradford SolarPacks

Bradford Solar offers five SolarPacks. Each pack includes solar panels, an inverter and a monitoring system.

Pack Content Starting Price
SolarPack

3.2kW – 10kW

  • 270W Canadian Solar Panels
  • Solar Edge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • SolarEdge Monitoring
$5,999
SolarPack Pro

3.0kW – 10kW

  • 300W Mono X Black Solar Panels
  • SolarEdge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • SolarEdge Monitoring
$6,999
SolarPack Elite

3.0kW – 10kW

  • 320W LG Neon Black Solar Panels
  • SolarEdge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • SolarEdge Monitoring
$8,299
SolarPack Lite (single phase)

1.6kW – 5.9kW

  • 270W Canadian Solar Panels
  • Zeversolar WiFi Inverter
  • Zeversolar Monitoring
$3,099
SolarPack Lite (3 phase)

3.7kW – 8.6kW

  • 270W Canadian Panels
  • Zeversolar WiFi Inverter
  • Zeversolar Monitoring
$5,499

Bradford ChargePacks

Bardford Solar ChargePacks include solar panels, an inverter, monitoring system and a solar storage unit. Customers can choose from either the DC coupled LG Chem RESU or the AC coupled Tesla Powerwall 2.

LG Chem Bundles

Pack Content Starting Price
ChargePack (DC)

3.2kW – 10kW

  • 270W Canadian Solar Panels
  • Solar Edge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • Solar Edge Monitoring
  • LG Chem Battery
$14,999
ChargePack Pro (DC)

3.0kW – 9.0kW

  • 300W Mono X Black Solar Panels
  • SolarEdge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • Solar Edge Monitoring
  • LG Chem Battery
$15,999
ChargePack Elite (DC)

3.2kW – 9.6kW

  • 320W LG Neon Black Solar Panels
  • SolarEdge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • Solar Edge Monitoring
  • LG Chem Battery
$18,999
ChargePack Retro (DC)

1.6kW – 5.9kW

  • Solar Edge Monitoring
  • LG Chem Battery
$10,499

Tesla Powerwall 2 Bundles

Pack Content Starting Price
ChargePack (AC)

3.2kW – 10kW

  • 270W Canadian Solar Panels
  • Solar Edge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • Tesla Powerwall 2
  • Tesla Monitoring
$18,999
ChargePack Pro (AC)

3.2kW – 10kW

  • 300W Mono X Black Solar Panels
  • SolarEdge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • Tesla Powerwall 2
  • Tesla Monitoring
$19,999
ChargePack Elite (AC)

3.2kW – 10kW

  • 320W LG Neon Black Solar Panels
  • SolarEdge Inverter with DC Optimisers
  • Tesla Powewall 2
  • Tesla Monitoring
$21,499
ChargePack Retro (AC)

 

  • Tesla Powerwall 2
  • Tesla Monitoring
$12,499

Why Bradford Solar?

Bradford Solar prides itself on quality, only reselling panels and inverters from tier 1 solar manufacturers. The two batteries Bradford Solar offers, the LG Chem and Tesla Powerwall, are also widely considered to be the two best storage units on the Australian market right now.

Bradford Solar was an original signatory to the Clean Energy Council (CEC), making it one of the first to be accredited as an approved retailer and installer of solar power. Being an accredited solar company, Bradford Solar commits itself to delivering quality products and services whilst also adhering to all relevant consumer protection laws.

Bradford Solar Warranty

Bradford Solar says it is the only company in Australia to offer a ‘life of the system’ warranty. This means that if a product sold by Bradford Solar is faulty and the manufacturer is unavailable to honour the manufacturing warranty, it will step up to deliver a replacement product.

The full list of warranties provided by Bradford Solar and its supply partners are:

  • Solar panels (manufacturing defects) – 10 years
  • Solar panels (performance) – 25 years
  • Inverters – 10 years
  • Tesla Powerwall – 10 years
  • Solar installation – 10 years
  • Mounting frames – 20 years.

Note that all warranties apply from the date of installation.

Want to know more about Bradford Solar?

For more information on Bradford Solar and what it can do for you, visit the Bradford Solar website. There you will find solar guides, FAQs and detailed product specifications. Once you have solar installed, your next step is to find an electricity retailer that can help you make the most of it – that’s where we step in. Canstar Blue annually compares retailer satisfaction. See how Australians with solar panels rated their electricity company via the link below.

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