Rainbow Power Company

Rainbow Power Company is an unlisted public company established in 1987 to promote and provide high-quality renewable energy sources. We aim to inspire a people-led clean energy future to reduce global emissions.

We design, manufacture, install and manage cost efficient Off-Grid and On-Grid Hybrid solar energy systems to empower people.

  • A renewable energy future

    To manufacture, wholesale, retail and demonstrate by example devices powered by Renewable Energy sources.

  • Education & Awareness

    To educate the general public in aspects of using energy from renewable sources, and living and developing in a sustainable way.

  • Leading Quality Technology

    To trade in only high quality, user friendly, efficient, cost effective products, supported by reliable up-to-date advice and after sales service.

  • Dedication to wide-spread impact

    To aid developing countries of the world in improving their living standards by educating and trading with them in renewable energy products.

Making a difference, since 1987

We are proud to have been a major protagonist of the increased use of renewable energy both in Australia and overseas. Our team is dedicated to continuing this trend and making renewable energy more accessible. We specialise in solar power systems for residential and commercial clients, including Hybrid and Off-Grid systems, solar pumps, and portable solar kits.

  • 1987

    RPC was born in Nimbin, NSW - With $90, some solar know-how and a passion for the environment, it all began with rechargeable torches…and 8 competitors.

  • 1991

    Dash to power Confest ‘91 - Three dedicated RPC workers drove 20 hours straight to power the entire site; 100 panels provided power for 5000 nearly naked and nearly normal people.

  • 1992

    Peter Garret opens new HQ - The debate raged to name the street for our brand new purpose built HQ and we settled on 1 Alternative Way, Nimbin. We were lucky enough to have rock legend Peter Garret pop in to cut the ribbon!

  • 2011

    Nimbin Solar Farm launched - A social enterprise project in conjunction with the Nimbin Neighbourhood & Information Centre to build a 45kW Solar Farm on the rooftops of six community-owned buildings. Generating 61,000 kWh per annum, 3 x permanent jobs, 3 x short-term jobs, 1 x traineeship and 5 x work experience placements.

  • 2013

    RPC signs first PNG contract - Providing access to electricity to 49 villages located at the mouth of Fly River in Western Province, Papua New Guinea. A total of 3400 houses with a population of 33,887 benefit from project.

  • 2021

    Committed to the rEVolution! - We put our money where our mouth is and bought our very own Rainbow Power Tesla! We’re serious about reducing emissions. Toot toot!

  • 2022

    Free EV Charge Station at HQ - We installed the only EV charge station in Nimbin and it’s FREE! Come visit us at HQ, have a chat and charge your EV.

    SolVA Commercial Containerised System Launch - Installation of our first 100 kWh refrigerated containerised solar system for Mansfield Estate Eco Retreat in Port Macquarie.

Join our power revolution

The team at Rainbow Company take a lot of pride in creating genuinely suitable home solar systems, and can help you figure out what set up is right for you.