As one of Sydney’s largest community-based Credit Unions, Community First’s Green Loan helps put the cost of installing solar panels within easy reach. The possible ongoing energy savings you could enjoy may make your solar panel installation easier to afford.

A Green Loan from Community First Credit Union is a low rate unsecured personal loan that can be used to finance the purchase of approved environmentally friendly products such as solar panels and energy storage such as a battery system.

Why choose Community First’s Green Loan?

  • No monthly account keeping fees
  • Make extra repayments without penalty and redraw advance payments when you need it
  • Pay your loan out early without penalty
  • Borrow from $1000 to $35,000 with loan terms from 1 to 10 years
  • Unsecured variable rate loan – no need to use your house as security


Community First’s Green Loan

How to apply

Apply now and get a response within 30 minutes. Simply Click here or contact the Penrith store on (02) 9735 1780 or Here are a few things to have ready before you apply:

  • A recent energy bill
  • Proof of income

Once you apply, one of Community First’s Sales Consultants will contact you to discuss your application and request any other supporting documents we may require.

Community First Credit Union Ltd ABN 80 087 649 938 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence No. 231204. Click here for more information on Community First Credit Union Solar Loans

We understand your energy consumption before we do anything else

Because every business is different, we’ll work with you to completely understand your usage and
requirements first. We’ll gain a through understanding of your daily operations and, importantly,
your future plans.

We’ll also look at your power bills and electivity consumption patterns. With your permission, we’ll also install a data logger to track your energy consumption for a week to ten days. The logger will monitor your usage and help us design the most efficient system for your needs.

It also means that you understand the specific numbers around your energy consumption, enabling you to make an informed decision regarding your solar purchase and maximise your return on investment.

Tell me more about your free data-logging service.