Residential Solar PV Price Index: July 2015

The average solar power system price nationally continues to remain close to $1.85 per watt for the 3rd month in a row, with prices for specific system sizes also remaining largely unchanged between the months of May, June and July.

Average system prices July 2015
State1.5kW2kW3kW4kW5kW10kW
SA $3,704 $3,923 $5,088 $6,366 $7,396 $15,044
QLD $3,329 $4,064 $4,973 $6,166 $7,351 $15,881
ACT $4,300 $4,826 $6,130 $7,407 $8,655 $15,423
TAS $4,051 $4,727 $6,228 $7,682 $9,225 $17,461
VIC $4,347 $4,739 $5,808 $7,311 $8,880 $16,363
NSW $3,351 $3,934 $4,977 $6,178 $7,397 $14,117
WA $2,937 $3,713 $4,385 $5,665 $6,620 $14,199
Average $3,717 $4,275 $5,378 $6,682 $7,932 $15,715
Solar PV System Prices per Watt July 2015
Location1.5kW2.0kW3.0kW4.0kW5.0kW10kW
Sydney NSW $2.18 $1.94 $1.66 $1.54 $1.49 $1.39
Canberra ACT $2.81 $2.36 $2.00 $1.81 $1.70 $1.54
Melbourne VIC $2.89 $2.38 $1.92 $1.81 $1.77 $1.61
Hobart TAS $2.70 $2.35 $2.08 $1.92 $1.84 $1.72
Adelaide SA $2.46 $1.96 $1.69 $1.56 $1.47 $1.49
Perth WA $1.96 $1.86 $1.46 $1.42 $1.28 $1.24
Brisbane QLD $2.19 $2.01 $1.66 $1.54 $1.46 $1.56
Average $2.46 $2.12 $1.78 $1.66 $1.57 $1.55

Most installed component brands in July 2015

City Panel brands used Inverter brands used
Adelaide, SA CSun, Sunrise Solartech, Jinko, ReneSola, BenQ, Simax, Hanwha Q-Cells, Yingli, Lightway, Trina Zeversolar, Growatt, Fronius, SMA, SolarMax, Surpass, Delta, Schneider
Brisbane, QLD CSun, Jinko, Suntech, Australian Premium Solar, Risen Solar, ReneSola, Luxen, LG, Canadian Solar, Hanwha Q-Cells Zeversolar, Growatt, Schneider, JFY, Sungrow, Fronius, SMA, Eltek, Samil
Canberra, ACT Jinko, Hanwha Q-Cells, Yingli, Trina JFY, ABB/Power-One, Delta, SMA
Melbourne, VIC ReneSola, Jinko, LG, CSun, Winaico, Hanwha Q-Cells, SolarWorld, Canadian Solar Fronius, Delta, Zeversolar, ABB/Power-One, SMA
Tasmania ReneSola, Hanwha Q-Cells, Yingli Fronius, Samil, ABB/Power-One
Sydney, NSW LG, ReneSola, Canadian Solar, Hanwha Q-Cells, Yingli, TopSolar, Suntech, Trina, CSun, Jinko, Solar Juice SMA, ABB/Power-One, Growatt, Zeversolar, Sungrow, UNO, Samil, Fronius
Perth, WA TN, ET GoodWe, ABB/Power-One, SMA, JFY, Delta

Information source solarchoice.net.au

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