Rob Collins director of NQ Solar has designed and installed large scale domestic and commercial systems throughout North Queensland, including remote areas within the Cape and offshore. Reliability and Quality is paramount to installing systems in remote areas.

NQ Solar has been using the same panels for almost a decade – chosen because they can withstand the harsh, humid climate of North Queensland. We stock Sunpower Panels which are backed by a 25 year power, product and service warranty. We also supply and install ET Solar panels which has a 15 year product warranty and 25 year power warranty.

Some of our remote area installations include –  The Stamp House in Cape Tribulation, Double Island, Torres Strait Regional Authority, Murray Island, Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corp, Ample Roadhouse, Georgetown.


We have a great major projects portfolio and are dedicated to providing your business with the best service and products available.

NQ Solar has completed over 200 significant commercial projects including stand alone systems in remote areas such as Double Island, Torres Strait, Murray Island and Cape Tribulation.

Significant Projects include Rattle & Hum Port Douglas, Ample Roadhouse Georgetown, Shaylee Strawberries Atherton, Kuranda Markets, Cairns Botanical Gardens Visitor Centre, Swiss Farms Lakelands, Miller Harris Lawyers Cairns and Redlynch Shopping Centre.

Let our team design a system specifically for your business needs. Contact us today for your free, no obligation site visit.

AT NQ Solar we supply only the best solar cell panels specifically designed to withstand the harsh, humid climate of tropical North Queensland. We stock SunPower and ET solar panels, SMA, ABB and Fronius inverters and the Stiebel Eltron Hot Water Heat Pump. Our quality solar panels are compliant with Australian standards and provide higher efficiency, better energy output and come with generous and secure warranties.

NQ Solar also provide maintenance services including panel cleaning and system performance checks. Even if we were not the installers of your existing system we are happy to provide an estimate to have your system tested by one of our qualified electricians.

We are proud partners of SMA Australia and Sunpower.
Some of the benefits of being an SMA Power Up Partner include 5+5 Warranty- Free +5 years warranty which is only available for systems purchased from an SMA PowerUP Partner. Automatic inverter monitoring by SMA with the Smart Connected package (WiFi must be available at your property). SMA Power Up Partners are trained in the use of SMA System Design tools to ensure your solar system is both cost effective and designed to meet your individual needs. SMA has 38 years experience, making SMA the world’s longest servicing solar inverter manufacturer. We are solar professionals, fully accredited by the clean energy council and trained to ensure the quality of the PV system and its installation.
Sunpower performance panels provide up to 32% more energy in the same space over 25 years compared to conventional panels and are backed for 25 years by the industry’s best power, product and service warranty.

NQ Solar offer a variety of products and options for every household budget. Contact Us Today to Organise your Free, No Obligation Site Visit.

NQ Solar is seeking a qualified Electrical Tradesperson in Cairns for the installation of Solar Power PV Systems and Commercial work. NQ Solar is locally owned and operated servicing North Queensland.

To apply you need to be a self-motivated individual who can remain calm under pressure, be innovative and possess trouble-shooting skills. You will have strong safety and customer focus, yet be a strong team player with an easy-going attitude. In addition, you will have strong, analytical, verbal and written communication skills, as you will be directly dealing with customers on install sites.

You are required to have a drivers license, a current Electrical License and preferably with solar accreditation.

For enquiries phone Rob on 0419 929 709 or forward resume to

NQ Solar is dedicated to providing personalised customer service and quality products at an affordable price.  Whether you need a simple set up for your weekend adventures, solar on your boat or caravan through to a full off grid system to run your home NQ Solar can tailor a system for you. Our director Rob Collins designs stand-alone systems based on your energy requirements.

Some of our stand alone power systems include projects at the Stamp House in Cape Tribulation where we installed a 23.5kW system. At Double Island we installed a 50kW system with 160kWh of storage – that is 200 panels and 2 x 80kW 3 Phase Inverters. On Murray Island we installed 3 x 20kW stand alone systems.

Our Mounting system was designed and is manufactured in-house and has withstood many cyclones in the Far North to the extent of saving many roofs during category 5 Cyclone Yasi.

We also sell a wide range of Victron Energy Products, 2v 500aH Battery Banks, 12V Batteries and 12V Panels.

If you require assistance or pricing on a an Off Grid Solar System please feel free to use our online chat service (Chat2) or call or e-mail.