when we started…

About us

How it all began

A small beginning

Started by Simon Lacey in 2009, a licensed electrician already running his own electrical business for around 4 years, after acquiring his solar accreditation started this business and since then we have had other installers working as subcontractors at times but generally Simon and the crew have done 90% of our installations. Our customers love dealing with the owner of the business and we have gained hundreds of our jobs out of good word of mouth. We have now installed thousands of jobs all over Victoria of all different sizes. Although based in Mooroolbark/Croydon area we have done many installs in regional Victoria. In Portland we installed one job around two years ago, from the good word of mouth we have now installed around 30 systems there. We pride ourselves on ensuring the customer is completely satisfied with the job we have done so that they will recommend us to their friends and in the vast majority of cases they do!   

High Quality Solar Systems For Home & Business

Like most solar businesses our earlier installations were domestic in the 1.5 – 2kw size market. However the last 5 years we have made a deliberate choice to only install systems that will make a significant difference to our customer’s power expenses.

A majority of our household customers install 6.6kw systems with the occasional 2.5 & 3kw.  6.6kW systems are generally the largest that residentially is allowed. We have installed a  number of 10-20kw systems for domestic and small farms etc. We don’t like installing systems that won’t cover at least 50% of our domestic customer’s consumption.

the future

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We are planning to continue developing our strong presence in the domestic market, and small commercial, however we see a significant area of opportunity in the small to medium size business with daily consumption under 500kw/day. We feel Solar PV can make a real difference here. We also plan to exploit opportunities that arise under the various government grants for larger scale users.

The other area we see real opportunity long term for us in Grid Tied Battery domestic/small business/services market. However we are very conservative about what products in this area we will recommend. We have seen to many flyby nighters come in and leave customers stranded over the long term.


We are now entering a significantly new growth phase as a state with a current government committed to a strong renewable policy. With a many years of experience we a looking forward to an exciting period in Victoria History.

"Highly Recommend! - Fantastic Installers, Very easy to deal with and the quality of the installation was second to none! ... connection to the grid seamlessly and we were amazed with how our electricity bill had been basically cut in half."
Daniel Neilsen

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"I have used CS Solar for organizing our Solar Power. They estimated our power usage correctly and showed us ways to save power usage. The information and help we received was exceptional."
Kelle Whitworth
Monbulk Victoria

10 years in solar

Experience in Small & Large Scale.

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"Couldnt be happier with Simon and the guys! Offered sound, no nonsense advice which helped me choose the best setup for me, not based around the cheapest rubbish that the other companies wanted to sell me. Installation was professional and timely, and the system is saving me a PACKET of $$$$$!"
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Andrew Brooks
Eastern Suburbs

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License & Accreditation

Simon Lacey the Director of CS Solar is an Accredited Member of the Australian Solar Council and an Accredited Installer of the Clean Energy Council.

Simon Lacey the Director of CS solar is a REC Energy Safe Victoria member and holder of an A – Class License.

As a Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer, CS Solar is regularly audited by the CEC to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry and CEC standards in the areas of Code of Conduct, healthy business practices, customer service and quality. Only trust a CEC approved retailer for your solar installation.