Residential solar PV price index: October 2015

The average solar PV system price came down to $1.79 per watt this month, coming close to the low of $1.76/W set in March of this year.

Average solar PV system prices for October 2015

State 1.5kW 2kW 3kW 4kW 5kW 10kW
SA $3,416 $3,790 $4,844 $6,074 $6,952 $13,081
QLD $3,581 $4,448 $5,530 $6,645 $8,036 $18,756
ACT $3,625 $4,187 $5,207 $6,477 $7,495 $14,119
TAS $3,922 $4,497 $6,060 $7,588 $8,575 $16,745
VIC $3,757 $4,144 $5,225 $6,547 $7,917 $13,807
NSW $3,634 $4,155 $6,374 $6,772 $8,510 $14,120
WA $2,880 $3,338 $4,352 $5,435 $6,473 $15,050
Average $3,545 $4,080 $5,370 $6,506 $7,708 $15,097

Solar PV System Prices per Watt October 2015

Location 1.5kW 2.0kW 3.0kW 4.0kW 5.0kW 10kW
Sydney NSW $2.49 $2.09 $1.80 $1.72 $1.63 $1.43
Canberra ACT $2.39 $2.03 $1.82 $1.68 $1.71 $1.40
Melbourne VIC $2.47 $2.06 $1.71 $1.61 $1.58 $1.37
Hobart TAS $2.59 $2.21 $1.99 $1.88 $1.71 $1.65
Adelaide SA $2.26 $1.88 $1.60 $1.49 $1.37 $1.30
Perth WA $1.92 $1.67 $1.45 $1.36 $1.27 $1.51
Brisbane QLD $2.35 $2.17 $1.83 $1.65 $1.59 $1.86
Average $2.34 $2.01 $1.73 $1.61 $1.53 $1.50

Most installed component brands in October 2015

City Panel brands used Inverter brands used
Adelaide, SA BenQ, Canadian, CSun, Daqo, Hanwha Q-Cells, JA Solar, Jinko, RenaSola, Simax, Sunrise SolarTech, Trina, Yingli Fronius, ABB/Power-One, Delta, ZeverSolar, Growatt, Schneider, SMA, Sungrow, Surpass
Brisbane, QLD Canadian, Australian Premium Solar, CSun, Jinko, LG, Luxen, Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, Risen, Suntech SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar, Fronius, Growatt, JFY, ABB/Power-One, REA, Schneider
Canberra, ACT CSun, Daqo, Hanwha Q-Cells, JA Solar, Jinko, Opal Solar, Trina, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Delta, ZeverSolar, Fronius, JFY, SMA, Sungrow
Melbourne, VIC BLD, Canadian Solar, CSun, Daqo, Hanwha Q-Cells, JA Solar, Jinko, LG, ReneSola, SolarWorld, Topsola Fronius, ABB/Power-One, Delta, ZeverSolar, Growatt, JFY, SMA, Sungrow
Tasmania Canadian Solar, Daqo, Hanwha Q-Cells, JA Solar, ReneSola, Yingli Fronius, ABB/Power-One, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Sydney, NSW Canadian Solar, CSun, Daqo, Hanwha Q-Cells, JA Solar, Jinko, Kyocera, LG, Opal, ReneSola, Suntech, Trina, Yingli Fronius, ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Growatt, Samil, SMA, Sungrow, UNO, ZeverSolar
Perth, WA Daqo, ET, TN, GY Sungrow, SMA, ABB/Power-One, GoodWe, Delta, JFY

Information source solarchoice.net.au

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