Sydney, Australia, 22nd November 2013 — Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions, is pleased to announce that its solar leasing company Lightleasing Pty Ltd has signed a pivotal agreement with Horan & Bird in Queensland to roll out a leasing offer across Queensland and Australia.
“Horan & Bird are excited to launch Solar Leasing’ to the market,” says John Horan of Horan & Bird. “In partnership with Australia’s most popular solar panel Trina Solar we can now offer a solar solution to many more Australians who are seeking an alternative to paying cash up front. In the USA up to 70% of all solar systems installed are through leases like this. I couldn’t think of an easier way to significantly reduce your power bill using clean, green electricity and not having to worry about maintenance or repairs to the system.”
John Susa of Trina Solar Australia says: “We are delighted to launch this pioneering solution with Horan & Bird rolling out a game-changing product offer to the Queensland market. This truly is a new pathway for solar in Australia”.
Horan & Bird’s Solar Leasing offer allows residential consumers and businesses alike to reap the benefits of solar power without the upfront cost or risk. Customers enjoy a fully tailored solar power system with a performance guarantee – if the system underperforms the customer will be compensated. With flexible lease terms, maintenance and insurance included, solar leasing is a simple and effective way for customers to save money whilst generating their own clean, sustainable energy.
Founder & Manager of Horan & Bird Energy. Director of Master Electricians Australia. John has played a key entrepreneurial role in the transformation of the Energy Landscape in Queensland having founded Horan & Bird in 2004 and building it to a $35 Million Business. The business was then sold, repurchased and merged with Juice Capital in 2020. Juice Capital own one of the largest renewable energy funds in Australia and allow customers to go solar and batteries for no up front capital through Power Purchase Agreements.