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Reliable Commercial Solar in
Newcastle & The Hunter

Commercial Solar

Solar For Business

Smart design is required to maximise return. Depending on your usage, your electricity discounts, roof space and future goals. This is not a cookie cutter solution. We’ll tailor it to your business.


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We Make solar work

Huge Dollar Savings

Medium businesses that don’t use enough for discounted electricity are paying enormous bills. If you open in the day, and have some roof space, solar panels offset your heating and cooling and more.


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Huge Carbon Savings.

Regardless of energy discount, electricity from fossil fuels has the same carbon cost. Solar makes your business greener. And it’s great for your customers to see on your roof!

A commercial energy bill shows a line item for peak demand. This is a surcharge you pay to guarantee a certain power supply. With batteries you can reduce that surcharge, by drawing from the grid in off-peak.

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HCB Is Sought After For Business & School.

Often on larger projects HCB start as one of many solar contractors. But by the end of the project we are the only ones left. This is due to our clients choosing us to be the only ones to proceed. It is the quality of our electrical work that earns us this reputation.

HCB Solar Commercial Solar Packages

Expertly designed commercial solar packages to
get the most out of your business investment.

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We have a dedicated local team who examine your unique commercial property & show you the best approach solar for your situation. You gain a big advantage when you work with seasoned commercial solar professionals who take the time to understand and explain your best move.


See Our Recent Case Studies

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Project Outline Key Drivers: Meeting Corporate Sustainability Goals and cost efficiencies.

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Project Outline Key Drivers: Meeting Corporate Sustainability Goals and cost efficiencies.


Project Outline Key Drivers: Meeting Corporate Sustainability Goals and cost efficiencies.

Frequently asked questions

The size system you need for a commercial solar project will depend on the amount of electricity a business is using and how much space the business has for the size solar system required. For more information on what size solar system your commercial property will need, get in touch with us today.

25 years is the industry average for the lifespan of solar panels, whether they are designed for commercial or residential.

The cost of a commercial solar system will depend on where your electricity needs and the square footage available for solar panels intersects. Small commercial systems start around 10kW (between $12,000-$15,000) and a large system can get up to 100kW (between $100,000-$115,000).

Between savings from reducing your power bill and money back from feed-in tariffs, solar panels are definitely worth it. We understand it’s a big investment, which requires planning and transparency around the ongoing costs. For more information on how your business can benefit from solar panels, get in touch with us today.

The length of the payback period depends on the size of your solar system and electricity habits, but on average solar panels pay for themselves within 5-7 years.

Your solar system installer can assist you with the logistics of connecting your solar system to the grid. If you have any questions about your installation, get in touch with us today.

There are a variety of ways to finance your commercial solar system, including rebates, incentives and competitive bank loans. In NSW, businesses are also eligible for low interest loans for solar or other environmental upgrades under the Environmental Upgrade Finance agreement.

There are different rebates available for businesses using solar systems. Use the Australian Government ‘Rebates and assistance’ for more information pertaining to your business type, location and more.

The short answer is no. The long answer is this depends on the needs of your business and how adding solar batteries to your system will serve you best. Get in touch with us if you have any questions about adding solar batteries to your commercial solar system.

The main difference with commercial or utility grade installation solar panels, is that commercial projects use 72 cell solar panels, while residential solar panels have 60 cells usually. Ultimately, the size of the panels drastically alters how can be handled and installed, ,with the 60 cells being easily moved and installed by workers, while the 72 cell panels need to crane lifted.


We only use trusted solar suppliers

HCB Solar has carefully chosen our partners and suppliers.

We are proud to be Newcastle’s Approved LG Solar Dealer.
The solar products we recommend are truly the best in the country.