A solar lease allows you to install a commercial solar system on your premises with a fixed monthly payment plan to eliminate the upfront capital investment required. By spreading the cost of the installation out over an agreed payment term (generally between 5 to 10 years), your business can have the advantages of solar power from day one without affecting your capital budgets. Our leases are backed by one of Australia’s largest financial institutions to give you confidence in our solutions.

A solar lease enables your business to divert some of your electricity expenses to pay off a revenue generating asset. This is often achieved with a monthly cash-flow positive outcome for your business.

Leasing Highlights:

  • Upfront Cost

    Minimal to no upfront cost. Simply pay a fixed monthly amount for the term of the lease.
  • Ownership

    Dependent on the structure finance – may be owned by the Customer or ownership transferred at the end of the term.
  • Tax Benefits

    Yes – potentially receive depreciation and finance deduction benefits.
  • Operations & Maintenance

    Todae Solar can provide an Operations & Maintenance plan.
  • Term

    5 to 10 years at the customer’s preference.
  • Ongoing Costs

    Minimal or no ongoing costs outside of the monthly repayment.
  • Eligible for Rebates

    Yes – depending on the system size this can range up to 60% of the system cost which will significantly reduce your monthly repayment.
  • Insurance

    The customer is responsible for insurance of the system.

How Does a Solar Lease Work?

  • Todae Solar designs, engineers and installs a commercial solar system on your facility potentially without any upfront costs.
  • Your organisation receives the benefits of solar with a simple flat monthly repayment.
  • The monthly repayment is made for a set term.
  • A solar lease, works in the same was as any traditional lease arrangement – once all the required repayments are made, your organisation will own the system outright.
  • There are minimal or no ongoing costs outside of the monthly repayments.
  • No matter the size of your business, a solar lease offers a viable option to install solar on your business.
  • Todae Solar leases are backed through one of Australia’s largest financial institutions.

Key Benefits of a Solar Lease

Low Upfront Capital Investment

With little or no upfront costs, a solar lease will spread the cost of the system over the lifetime of the payment plan – helping to assist with potentially positive cash flow. Often, the lease costs on the system are less than the financial savings that the system generates, resulting in a cash flow positive investment potentially from day one. As energy prices increase, so do the financial benefits that the systems generates.

Reduced Dependence on Grid Electricity

As capital is no required, you are able to reduce your organisations dependence on grid electricity with a solar lease. This will help to prevent rising costs in the future and provide your business with the foundation for storage at a later date. There is no additional cost for the energy generated outside of the monthly repayment so this provides easy budgeting and forecasting.

Opex Savings and Tax Benefits

A solar lease can provide the best tax benefits of all available finance solutions for solar. Your organisation may be eligible to claim up to 100% of the annual repayments against your tax. This can further improve your annual cash flows and provide an improved

Why Choose Todae Solar

Your organisation can have confidence in Todae Solar based on the fact we’re the #1 commercial solar installer, having been operating for 14+ years and our leases are backed by one of Australia’s largest financial institutions. We’ve helped hundreds of business take advantage of solar from the largest corporates to SME across the country. Our business cases are easy to understand and provide an insight into the best finance solution for your business. Once you’ve decided which option is the best for your organisation, we’ll take care of the rest from start to finish – so you can focus on running your business. Contact us for a free consultation and see how much you can save with solar.

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PPA
No Upfront Costs
  • Only pay for the solar energy used
  • Discounted rate compared to grid tariff
  • Fixed term between 10 – 20 years
  • All O&M and insurance is included in the tariff
Lease
Limited Upfront Costs
  • Fixed monthly payments
  • Potentially cashflow positive from Q1
  • Fixed term
  • Own the system after the term
Purchase
Greatest Savings
  • No ongoing payments
  • Payback between 3 – 6 years
  • Immediate ownership of system
  • Solar panels guaranteed for 25 years
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