Residential solar PV price index December 2015

The average price of a solar power system went down in the month of December 2015 in all Australian capital cities, demand for solar is increasing Australia wide with the total monthly installed system increasing by 2.7%. 2016 is shaping up to be the biggest year for solar power system sales on record.

Average solar PV system prices for December 2015

State1.5kW2kW3kW4kW5kW10kW
SA $3,329 $3,664 $4,698 $5,945 $6,835 $13,765
QLD $3,022 $3,785 $4,546 $5,555 $6,581 $13,762
ACT $3,446 $3,924 $4,884 $6,066 $6,963 $13,140
TAS $3,314 $4,053 $5,680 $7,182 $9,381 $12,177
VIC $3,517 $4,076 $4,984 $6,234 $7,034 $12,569
NSW $3,168 $3,832 $4,828 $6,307 $6,749 $12,493
WA $2,432 $2,776 $3,807 $4,754 $5,753 $14,789
Average $3,175 $3,726 $4,775 $6,006 $7,042 $12,984

Solar PV System Prices per Watt December 2015

All prices in the table below include the federal STC incentive which installers ordinarily include in final system prices. GST is also included.

Location1.5kW2.0kW3.0kW4.0kW5.0kW10kW
Sydney NSW $2.07 $1.83 $1.58 $1.52 $1.34 $1.24
Canberra ACT $2.25 $1.92 $1.60 $1.49 $1.37 $1.31
Melbourne VIC $2.30 $1.99 $1.61 $1.52 $1.39 $1.23
Hobart TAS $2.13 $1.96 $1.83 $1.73 $1.41 $1.15
Adelaide SA $2.17 $1.79 $1.53 $1.45 $1.34 $1.35
Perth WA $1.62 $1.39 $1.27 $1.19 $1.15 $1.53
Brisbane QLD $1.94 $1.82 $1.50 $1.37 $1.29 $1.36
Average $2.07 $1.81 $1.56 $1.47 $1.33 $1.27

Most installed component brands in December 2015

City Panel brands used Inverter brands used
Adelaide, SA BenQ, Canadian, JA Solar, Jinko, Hanwha Q-Cells, Renasola, Simax, [Own-brand], Yingli ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Growatt, SMA, SolarMax, Sungrow, Surpass, ZeverSolar
Brisbane, QLD Australia Premium Solar, Canadian, CSun, LG, Luxen, Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, Risen, Suntech, TopSola, Trina ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Eltek, JFY, REA, Schneider, SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Canberra, ACT ABB/Power-One, Hanwha Q-Cells, Jinko, Opal, [Own-brand], Trina, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Delta, ZeverSolar, JFY
Melbourne, VIC BLD, Canadian Solar, Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, SolarWorld, [Own-brand] ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Delta, JFY, SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Tasmania REC, [Own-brand] Fronius, SMA, Sungrow
Sydney, NSW Canadian, CSun, Hanwha Q-Cells, Jinko, LG, Opal, [Own-brand], TopSola, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Growatt, Samil, SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Perth, WA Daqo, ET, GY, TN ABB/Power-One, Delta, Goodwe, SMA, Sungrow

Information source solarchoice.net.au

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