Solar News

RPC head office

Category:  Rainbow Power

Here at Rainbow Power Company, we maintain high standards of privacy protection when handling the personal information of our valued customers and clients.

Telsa model 3

1 March 2022
Category:  Rainbow Power

Electric cars are likely to be the way of the future, and forward thinking RPC are the first (and only) in town to have an EV charging station.

RPC worksheet for kids

1 November 2021
Category:  Rainbow Power

We were thrilled to recently be asked to facilitate a workshop from our RPC educational trailer, at Nimbin Central School's Science Week.

Faulty panel with label

1 August 2021
Category:  Rainbow Power

There are a lot of solar companies doing door knocking at the moment; much like any door to door sales, I wouldn't recommend buying what they spruik.

Tesla at Lismore fair

20 June 2021
Category:  Rainbow Power

The RPC factory has been abuzz with excitement this month, with the purchase of our first 100% Electric Vehicle, a Tesla Model 3.

Transport is currently Australia's third-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. This means that although Australian households are rapidly adopting Solar to save money and reduce their CO2 footprint, transitioning our transportation network away from fossil fuels is a critical piece to solving the climate change puzzle.

Super Agent Andy

22 March 2021
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Sales

Rainbow Power Company is out-sourcing super agents in places where we feel that we can make a difference.

manufacturing area

24 February 2021
Category:  Rainbow Power

The orders for solar power systems here at RPC have not stopped or slowed down- if anything, they have ramped up!

sunset over panels

22 February 2021
Category:  Rainbow Power

We know there are a lot of options out there, so let's delve into why you can trust Rainbow Power Company with your hard earned cash.

1990 AGM attendees

20 November 2020
Category:  Rainbow Power

A heartfelt thank you to RPC's Karlin Bracegirdle.

RPC staff in 2018

25 August 2020
Category:  Rainbow Power

From the back of a van to today's massive premises and online shop, RPC have seen a lot in its 33 years in business.

Channon market, 1987

25 August 2020
Category:  Rainbow Power

The 80's in Nimbin saw the hippies not only protect some of our most precious old growth rainforest, but the region also saw new technologies pioneered.

Rainbow Power Company from above

25 June 2020
Category:  Rainbow Power

As things slowly get back to 'normal', we at RPC have had a chance to step back and reflect on what is important to our shareholders, our staff and we hope- our customers.

rail carriage with solar panels

4 February 2019
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Solar Systems

A tiny Home might seriously reduce your carbon footprint as well as alleviate financial strain and allow for a better lifestyle.

GSAC roof with 360 solar panels

30 May 2017
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Solar Systems

In May 2017, Rainbow Power Company completed its largest installation so far, at the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre in Lismore.

solar panels with reflection of sun

9 March 2017
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Sales

Rainbow Power Company has installed 4 Megawatts (4,000,000 Watts) of solar panels in the last 20 years. So, what does that mean?

RPC from above

8 February 2017
Category:  Rainbow Power

Rainbow Power Company has advised on, designed and installed thousands of stand-alone and grid-connected solar systems. 30 years later, RPC is still going strong.

Rainbow Power Company Logo

31 October 2016
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Sales

Established in 1987 and still going strong (35 years and counting). Is your Solar Company still here?

Rock Pools at Woody Head

18 October 2016
Category:  Rainbow Power

During the 2016 spring break, Rainbow Power Company placed a Solar Powered Trailer in the middle of the Woody Head campground and opened it for public use.

Flag of PNG

1 July 2013
Category:  Rainbow Power

Rainbow Power Company Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of a major contract with Western Power in Papua New Guinea.

Solar Workshop Students in Kiribati

2 November 2011
Category:  Rainbow Power

Rainbow Power Company conducted a training course in Kiribati for outer islanders titled Installation and Maintenance of DC lighting systems.

Peter Pedals in 2010

23 September 2011
Category:  Rainbow Power

Fundraising event on Sunday, 2nd October, 11am to 4pm, at the Nimbin Bush Theatre.

burnt down house

15 September 2011
Category:  Rainbow Power

Rainbow Power Company's co-founder Peter Pedals lost his life's work on 14.9.11 when his home went up in flames.

4 November 2010
Category:  Rainbow Power

Thursday 4th of November, Californian band Groundation at the Bush Theatre in Nimbin

7 July 2010
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Solar Systems

NIMBIN is set to become Australia's most sustainable village after a development application to build a solar farm was lodged with Lismore City Council yesterday.

motor home fair in Maryborough, Australia

15 December 2005
Categories:  Rainbow Power, Sales

RPC stall in Maryborough CMCA Rally 2005. We checked out dozens of systems: faulty inverters, chargers and regulators.

We install solar systems in Northern NSW and Southern QLD.

Gold Coast (from Coolangatta to Southport), Nerang and Hinterland (Beaudesert) and out West (Warwick, Stanthorpe, Killarney)

Northern NSW (Tweed Heads to Iluka, including Evans Head, Byron Bay and Ballina); the Far North Coast Hinterland (Yamba via Lismore to Murwillumbah) and out West (Casino to Tenterfield, including Drake and Tabulam, as well as Woodenbong and Bonalbo)

We also have sales agents in
Grafton:contact Andy Wilkinson directly on 0409 508 144, and
Tenterfield:contact Diamond J Legend directly on 0425 769 444.