The Co-operative uses specialist auditing tools and combines the results with your personal needs to determine if power generation at home is suitable.
The size and location of your property will determine if wind, sun and/or water can be harnessed for long term generation. A significant benefit can be achieved from the members’ own power generation using the sun. And the results mean real cash savings.
e.g. A member who has savings in the bank of $6,500 will receive around $204 per year interest (3.1% after tax). If that money was spent on power generation the reduction in power bills could be around $780 every year. That is an equivalent return of 15%. *
*Assuming tax of 17.5% and a small PV system operating on the member’s property. (Savings increase if the member’s tax rate is higher.)