Checklist before you accept a quote or sign a contract?
After you have decided on solar system suitable for you, remember the following, before you sign the contract
Does the price quoted include or exclude money received from the STCs(rebate)?
Does the price quoted include all the necessary metering changes and paperwork for my local electricity supplier?
Does the quote include all labour, transportation and inspection charges?
Does the designer/installer give an accurate estimation of my system’s electricity production with their quotes?
Are the warranties, including workmanship warranty clearly spelled out?
What are the payment terms?
Is there a deposit? When is it required? Is it refundable if I change my mind? If yes, get this in writing.
Do you need to pay the whole amount or just the difference after the Rebate has been applied?
Make sure the requested deposit is not too high.
Ask the installer to give you in writing:
What is the lead time for installation of the system
What is the lead time for installation of the meter